PETAL Workshops

Handout and presentations from previous workshops are available online in the Forms & Documents Archive.

2011
Second Thursdays 2011

2010
Second Thursdays 2010
Faculty Development Day (Jan. 7, 2010)

2009
Second Thursdays 2009
Faculty Development Day (Jan. 8, 2009)

2008
Second Thursdays 2008
Faculty Development Day (Aug. 28, 2008)
Faculty Development Day (Jan. 10, 2008)

2007
Second Thursdays 2007
Faculty Development Day (Jan. 9, 2007)

2006
Second Thursdays 2006
Faculty Development Day (Jan. 10, 2006)

2005
Second Thursdays 2005

2004
Second Thursdays 2004

2003
Second Thursdays 2003


2011

Second Thursdays 2011

Helping Your Students Build Presentation Competence and Confidence
Facilitated by Dr. Lauren Vicker
April 7, 2011 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 211
Presentation Documents

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2010

Second Thursdays 2010

Improving Student Presentation Skills
Facilitated by Char Smith and Todd Sodano
April 8, 2010 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 206

Using Popularizations to Promote Student-Centered Learning
Facilitated by Kristin Picardo and Suzanne Freeman
March 11, 2010 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 206

Tech Tools for Teaching: Quick and Easy Tech Ideas for the Classroom
Facilitated by Ed Freeman and Jeremy Sarachan
February 11, 2010 / 12:30-1:30 / Pioch 106

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Faculty Development Day (January 7, 2010)

Maintaining Your Department Website within Fisher's CMS
Facilitated by Jody Benedict

Research Practices of Fisher Freshmen
Facilitated by Kathi Sigler

New Library Resources
Facilitated by Melissa Jadlos

Qualtrics-Online Survey Tool
Facilitated by Monica Hodis and Robin Schmid

Helping Students Prepare for the GRE and other Graduate / Professional School Entrance Exams
Facilitated by Theresa Westbay, Ed Freeman, Maryann Herman, Eileen Lynd-Balta, Virginia Meyer, Laura Phelan, Dawn Rager, Eileen Merges and Zach Shirkey
Presentation Documents

POGIL
Facilitated by Kris Lantzky

Public Speaking Across the Disciplines
Facilitated by Miri Pardo, Lauren Vicker and Deborah Uman
Presentation Documents

Team-Based Learning and Work
Facilitated by Jill Lavigne and Amy Parkhill

Videomaking in the Classroom
Facilitated by Todd Sodano, Kyle Reinson and Fang Zhao

Podcasting Pearls
Facilitated by Maureen Van Cura and Robin Schmid

Blackboard for the Absolute Beginner
Facilitated by Becca Tiffin

Create Your Spring Blackboard Course
Facilitated by Jeremy Sarachan

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2009

Second Thursdays 2009

Diversifying Your Classroom Delivery Methods
Facilitated by Emily Dane and Alan Pogroszewski
December 3, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 206

Assessing Students’ Higher-level Thinking
Facilitated by Jeff Liles
November 12, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 206

Engaging Students: The Student-Centered Classroom
Facilitated by Theresa Nicolay and Rebecca Tiffin
October 8, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 206

Incorporating a Career Awareness and Planning Course into your Curriculum
Presented by Emily Dane, Jen Duffy, Irene Kimaru, Virginia Maier, Laura Phelan, Dawn Rager, Deborah Uman, Deborah VanderBilt, and Fang Zhao
April 2, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Library 100

Using Clickers in the Classroom
Presented by Michael DeBisschop, Amy Parkhill, Mike Fedoryshyn, Chinwe Ikpeze, Richard O'Brocta, Aaron McGowan, and Char Smith
March 5, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Library 100

Be Friends (?) with Facebook
Presented by Jeremy Sarachan
February 12, 2009 / 12:30-1:30 / Library 100
Presentation Documents

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Faculty Development Day (January 8, 2009)

Grammar Across the Disciplines
Presented by Deborah VanderBilt, Deborah Uman, and Ed Freeman
January 8, 2009 / 9:00-9:50 / Basil 209
Presentation Documents

Grading & Midterm Assessments - Designing Exams: A Roundtable Exchange of What Works in Creating Objective Questions
Presented by Dawn Rager and Michael DeBisschop
January 8, 2009 / 9:00-9:50 / Basil 214
Presentation Documents

The College Core
Presented by Joannie Fraver and Julie Thomas
January 8, 2009 / 9:00-9:50 / Basil 216

Senior Seminar & Library Instruction
Presented by Marianne Simmons and Jenna Rossi
January 8, 2009 / 9:00-9:50 / WSON 207

Creating a Pod / Vodcast Using the EchoSystem
Presented by Char Smith
January 8, 2009 / 10:00-10:50 / Library 101

Designing Exams: Student Participation in Generating Essay and Identification Questions
Presented by Fred Dotolo
January 8, 2009 / 10:00-10:50 / Basil 209

Diversifying Your Classroom Delivery Methods
Presented by Emily Dane and Alan Pogroszewski
January 8, 2009 / 10:00-10:50 / Basil 214

Mapping Information Literacy & Library Resources into a Discipline
Presented by Sue Schultz and Kathi Sigler
January 8, 2009 / 10:00-10:50 / Basil 216

Using the Web in the Classroom
Facilitated by Jeremy Sarachan
Panel: Char Smith, Ed Freeman, Chinwe Ikpeze, Gloria Jacobs, Kristen Picardo, Michell Price, and Mark Rice
January 8, 2009 / 11:00-11:50 / Basil 209

What's in Fish 'R' Net for Faculty and Students?
Presented by Julie Thomas and Joanie Fraver
January 8, 2009 / 11:00-11:50 / WSON 207

New Library Resources
Presented by Melissa Jadlos and Kate Ross
January 8, 2009 / 11:00-11:50 / Basil 214

Learning to Serve and Serving to Learn at SJFC
Presented by Lynn Donahue, Linda MacCammon, Todd Sodano, and Jenna Rossi
January 8, 2009 / 11:00-11:50 / Basil 216

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2008

Second Thursdays 2008

Exploration and Examination of Knowing
Presented by Michelle Erklenz-Watts, Kenneth Fasching-Varner, James Wood, Asim Abu-Baker, Suzanne Freeman, Doug Llewellyn, Jeff Liles, and Barney Ricca
December 4, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

Mastery Learning and Grading: Grading so the Everyone Can Learn
Presented by Ryan Gantner and Eileen Lynd, Balta
November 13, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Mentoring: More than Just a Welcome, Part II
Presented by Jim Seward, Alan Pogroszewski, Jeannine Dingus, Cynthia McCloskey, Kelly McCormick-Sullivan, and Jack Rosenberry
October 9, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

Designing Exams: A Roundtable Exchange of What Works in Creating Objective Questions
Presented by Michael DeBisschop, Dawn Rager, Theresa Westbay
September 25, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Grammar Across the Disciplines
Presented by Katrina Arndt, Russ Coward, Ed Freeman, John Travers, Deborah Uman, and Deborah VanderBilt
April 24, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Presented by Kathy Broikou, Kenneth Fasching-Varner, Gloria Jacobs, Arlette Miller-Smith,and Kristin Picardo
March 13, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Using Educational Technology
Presented by Rae Frachel, Becca Tiffin, and Jeremy Sarachan
February 14, 2008 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

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Faculty Development Day (August 28, 2008)

The 21st Century Classroom: Exploring the Potential for Instruction and Learning
Presented by Alexandra M. Pickett
August 28, 2008 / 10:00-12:00 / WSON 100
Presentation Documents

Blackboard Basics
Presented by Rebecca Tiffin
August 28, 2008 / 1:00-2:00 / WSON 308

New Blackboard Tools
Presented by Jeremy Sarachan
August 28, 2008 / 1:00-2:00 / WSON 207

Writing in the Discipline: Beyond the First Year
Presented by Steve Brauer, Daryl Hurd, and Michael Gibbons
August 28, 2008 / 1:00-2:00 / WSON 101

Extending Information Literacy
Presented by Kathy Sigler
August 28, 2008 / 1:00-2:00 / WSON 102

L-101 Tour
Presented by Melissa Jadlos
August 28, 2008 / 1:00-2:00 / Library 101

Integrated Search Tools
Presented by Melissa Jadlos
August 28, 2008 / 2:00-3:00 / WSON 308

Lecture Capture: Podcasts and Vodcasts
Presented by Char Smith
August 28, 2008 / 2:00-3:00 / Library 101

Wikis and Blogs
Presented by Jeremy Sarachan
August 28, 2008 / 2:00-3:00 / WSON 207

Classroom Clickers
Presented by Michael DeBisschop and Amy Parkhill
August 28, 2008 / 2:00-3:00 / WSON 101

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Faculty Development Day (January 10, 2008)

Creating First Exposure Assignments: What's the Assignment Got to Do With It?
Presented by Michelle Erklenz-Watts
January 10, 2008 / 9:00-10:00 / Basil 118
Presentation Documents

Learning Goals: Helping Students Achieve Success
Presented by Laura Phelan, Eileen Merges, and Dawn Rager
January 10, 2008 / 9:00-10:00 / Basil 119
Presentation Documents

New Library Resources and How They Can Help You!
Presented by Melissa Jadlos and Adam Traub
January 10, 2008 / 9:00-10:00 / WegNur 207

Transitioning the Traditional Classroom to Hybrid Course Delivery
Presented by Char Smith
January 10, 2008 / 9:00-10:00 / Basil 205

Using Popular Culture in the Classroom
Presented by Tim Madigan
January 10, 2008 / 9:00-10:00 / Basil 207
Presentation Documents

Assessing Ourselves: Documenting Teaching Effectiveness
Presented by Eileen Lynd-Balta and Theresa Westbay
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / Basil 118
Presentation Documents

Blackboard for Beginners
Presented by Rebecca Tiffin
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / WegNur 207

Blackboard for Advanced Users
Presented by Jeremy Sarachan
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / WegNur 308

Community-Based Service Learning in Your Courses: A Nuts and Bolts Workshop
Presented by Lynn Donahue, Irene Kimaru, and Sally Vaughan
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / Basil 119
Presentation Documents

Information Literacy @ Fisher
Presented by Kathy Sigler
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / Pioch 117
Presentation Documents

Mentoring: More Than Just a Welcome
Presented by Michael DeBisschop, Kelly McCormick-Sullivan, Alan Pogroszewski, Jack Rosenberry, and Jim Seward
January 10, 2008 / 10:15-11:15 / Basil 205
Presentation Documents

Classroom Clickers
Presented by Michael DeBisschop and Amy Parkhill
January 10, 2008 / 11:30-12:30 / Basil 118

Copyright Laws and Course Materials
Presented by Michael Gibbons, Melissa Jadlos, and Zach Shirkey
January 10, 2008 / 11:30-12:30 / Basil 119
Presentation Documents

Meet the Career Center!
Presented by Betsy McDermott
January 10, 2008 / 11:30-12:30 / Basil 205

Powerpoint: A Different Whiteboard
Presented by Tom Douglas
January 10, 2008 / 11:30-12:30 / Basil 207
Presentation Documents

Using Peer Review to Facilitate Critical Thinking and Students' Learning
Presented by Chinwe Ikpeze
January 10, 2008 / 11:30-12:30 / Basil 208

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2007

Second Thursdays 2007

Creating First Exposure Assignments
Presented by Michelle Erklenz-Watts
December 6, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Copyright Laws and Course Materials
Presented by Michael Gibbons, Melissa Jadlos, and Zach Shirkey
November 8, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Community-Based Service Learning in Your Courses: A Nuts and Bolts Workshop
Presented by Lynn Donahue, Jim Schwartz, and Sally Vaughan
October 11, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Email Etiquette: A f2f Discussion
Presented by Fred Dotolo, Betsy McDermott, Linda Phelan and Jim Trammell
April 12, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Universal Design Instruction
Presented by Cheryl Kreutter and Kenny Fasching-Varner
March 15, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Does Technology Change Education? Introducing the Delta Principle
Presented by Jim Schwartz
February 8, 2007 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

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Faculty Development Day (January 9, 2007)

Creating a Faculty Webpage
Presented by Jeremy Sarachan
January 9, 2007 / 9:00-10:00

Mentoring: More than Just a Welcome
Presented by Jim Seward and Alan Pogrowszewski
January 9, 2007 / 9:00-10:00
Presentation Documents

Assignments for the First and Second Year that Build Research and Information Literacy Skills
Presented by Marianne Simmons
January 9, 2007 / 9:00-10:00
Presentation Documents

Writing in the Sciences: Using Writing to Teach Content Across the Disciplines
Presented by Daryl Hurd
January 9, 2007 / 9:00-10:00
Presentation Documents

Progressions: A Structured Series of Related Assignments that Lead to a Student Essay
Presented by Steve Brauer
January 9, 2007 / 10:15-11:15
Presentation Documents

Blackboard Basics
Presented by Alan Pogroszewski and Rebecca Tiffin
January 9, 2007 / 10:15-11:15

Universal Design Instruction
Presented by Cheryl Kreutter and Kenny Fasching-Varner
January 9, 2007 / 10:15-11:15

Writing an Effective Evaluation
Presented by Eileen Lynd-Balta and Theresa Westbay
January 9, 2007 / 11:30-12:30
Presentation Documents

Does Technology Change Education? Introducing the Delta Principle
Presented by Jim Schwartz
January 9, 2007 / 11:30-12:30
Presentation Documents

Information Literacy @ Fisher
Presented by Kathi Sigler
January 9, 2007 / 11:30-12:30

Increasing Student Awareness of Professional Training Programs
Presented by Ed Freeman
January 9, 2007 / 11:30-12:30
Presentation Documents

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2006

Second Thursdays 2006

Mentoring: More Than Just a Welcome
Presented by Alan Pogroszewski and Jim Seward
November 9, 2006 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Writing in the Sciences: Using Writing to Teach Content Across the Disciplines
Presented by Daryl Hurd 
October 19, 2006 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Teaching Writing of Research Papers and APA Format
Presented by Laura Phelan and Dawn Rager
April 6, 2006 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208
Presentation Documents

Managing Classroom Management
Presented by Diane Barrett and Ed Currier
March 16, 2006 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

Opening Cultural Lenses
Presented by Marilyn Dollinger, Barbara Lowe, and James Wood
February 9, 2006 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

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Faculty Development Day (January 10, 2006)

From Behaviorism to Constructivism: A Theory to Practice Approach to Effective Teaching
Presented by Jeff Liles
January 10, 2006 / 9:00-10:15 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Process-Orientation Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL): An Active Learning Method of Instruction for the Science Classroom
Presented by Kristina Lansky
January 10, 2006 / 9:00-10:15 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Figuring out First-year Students
Presented by Theresa Nicolay
January 10, 2006 / 9:00-10:15 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Using Blackboard in the Classroom
Presented by Alan Pogroszewski and Rebecca Tiffin 
January 10, 2006 / 9:00-10:15 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Creating Your Own Faculty Web Page
Presented by Ian Caspersson, Tom Douglas, Lisa Jadwin and Jeremy Sarachan 
January 10, 2006 / 9:00-11:45 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Starting, Storming, Solving, Selling: Teaching Problem-Solving and Teamwork Skills Through a Four-step Model
Presented by Lynn Donahue
January 10, 2006 / 10:30-11:45 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway
Presentation Documents

Using Formative Feedback to Evaluate and Enhance Curriculum
Presented by Daryl Hurd and Theresa Westbay
January 10, 2006 / 10:30-11:45 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

How Students Learn
Presented by Doug Llewellyn
January 10, 2006 / 10:30-11:45 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Learning Outside of the Classroom: Tutoring Support Services
Presented by Margie Murphy, Rebecca Tiffin and Theresa Nicolay
January 10, 2006 / 10:30-11:45 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

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2005

Second Thursdays 2005

Figuring out First-year Students
Presented by Theresa Nicolay
October 13, 2005 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 211

From Behaviorism to Constructivism: A Theory to Practice Approach to Effective Teaching
Presented by Jeff Liles
October 13, 2005 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 211

Using Teams and Groupwork in the Classroom: A Panel Presentation and Discussion
Presented by Lynn Donahue, Tim Franz, Kris Green, Bill Waddell
December 8, 2005 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 208

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2004

Second Thursdays 2004

The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning – Faculty Development Day
January 13, 2004 / 8:30-3:00 / Top Level Golisano Academic Gateway

Plagiarism and turnitin.com
Led by Sharon Delmendo and Lori Wagoner
January 29, 2004 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 205

Connecting General Education and the Major
Led by Lynn Donahue, Rick Machemer, Jack Rosenberry, John Rhoades, and Deb VanderBilt
March 18, 2004 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 205

Grants at Fisher
Led by Tim Franz, Karen Junker, Cynthia McCloskey, and Dave Pate
April 22, 2004 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 205

Four-Year Institution-Wide Learning Goals
Facilitated by Dr. Peter Gray, U.S. Naval Academy
May 7, 2004 / 8:30-3:00 / Mid-Level Golisano Academic Gateway
Presentation Documents

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2003

Second Thursdays 2003

How We Use and Evaluate Oral Presentations in Our Teaching
A conversation led by Jim Seward
October 30th, 2003 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 205

How We Use and Evaluate Group Projects in Our Teaching
A conversation led by Bob Costigan and Dawn Rager
November 20th, 2003 / 12:30-1:30 / Basil 205

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Upcoming PETAL Workshops

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