Events

Making the Connection Between the Classroom and Work

Aug
27
Wed

Co-op and Applied Learning are key elements providing students with the necessary tools to make the connection between your classes and the professional work environment. Faculty are essential in assisting students in connecting the classroom to career-related work and encouraging our students to be EKU stars in the world of work.

How the IDC Can Help You

Sep
03
Wed

The Instructional Development Center (IDC), available to all EKU faculty members, is a resource that supports the development of quality Web-supported courses through sound pedagogy and research-based techniques.  In this session, participants will learn how to get started using the resources available through the IDC, including instructio

Opportunities for Teaching Abroad

Sep
04
Thu

The Center for International Education will provide details on teaching abroad through EKU’s current consortia & affiliations and the locations available. We will also discuss the process and timeline for working with the Center for International Education to create independent programs with you as the director.

University Research Committee Grants

Sep
11
Thu

Come and learn about opportunities for University Funded Scholarship. Learn how to apply for funding through the University Research Committee Grants and hear from previous successful applicants.

Presented by: Gus Benson

Time: 11:00am (09-11-14)

Research Myth-Busting

Sep
12
Fri

When designing library research assignments for your classes, an awareness of changing services and resources offered by the library can greatly improve your students’ research experience and result in better papers.  In this session, EKU Librarians will present case studies to demonstrate how faculty assumptions underlying some libr

Becoming an Effective Scholar and Scholar Mentor

Sep
18
Thu

A discussion of the environment for scholarship and creative activity at EKU, including information on the programs and resources available to support faculty in their work.

Getting the Maximum Out of Your IDEAs

Sep
22
Mon

 Participants will discuss what the IDEA is and how best to use it to enhance teaching. Using the online version of IDEA will be featured.

Accommodating Students with Disabilities: The Do's, the Don't's, and All In-Between

Oct
01
Wed

The discussion will ask participants to explore how their attitudes toward educating college students with disabilities impact their instructional practices. Also, common practices in serving college students with disabilities will be discussed, including things that professors can do to facilitate student success.

Presented by: Teresa Belluscio, 

Distressed Students: How Faculty and Staff Can Help

Oct
02
Thu

It can be evident in the classroom when students are troubled and distressed.  The Counseling Center has developed a Decision Tree to aid faculty and staff in responding to students who show signs of distress. During this session the Decision Tree will be discussed along with the mental health needs of EKU students, warning signs of distress, referral, and other helpful strategies.

Fireside Chat with President Michael Benson

Oct
09
Thu

Please join us for coffee, snacks, and an informal chat with President Benson about the state of the University.

Time: 8:30am – 9:30am (10-09-14)