CHSS Faculty Development Series


Previous Events


Tuesday, October 31, 2017
2017-18 CHSS Faculty Development Series Book Group
A discussion of the first four chapters of Teach Students How to Learn by Sandra McGuire.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Motivation and Success: Unpacking the Faculty-Student Dynamic
Dr. Esther Jordan, Associate Director for Faculty Support, CETL, and Associate Professor of Political Science

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Panel Presentation by 2017 Manuscript Completion Program Participants
Dr. Corrine McNamara, Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Sha Huang, Assistant Professor of Chinese
Dr. Jennifer Willard, Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. William "Tom" Okie, Assistant Professor of History Education & History

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Monday, March 7, 2017
An Introduction to Faculty Advising Using the SSC-Campus Platform
Dr. Chris Hutt, Asst. VP for Academic Advising


Monday, February 27, 2017
Tabletop Exercises on Building Evacuation Procedures
Andy Altizer, Office of Emergency Management
Christy Hendricks, Office of Emergency Management
James Westbrook, Office of Emergency Management


Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Building a Culture of Assessment
Dr. Tom Pusateri
Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
Professor of Psychology
Dr. Tris Utschig
Associate Director for the Learning Sciences
Associate Professor of Nuclear Engineering

Documents: PowerPoint


Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Digital Measures Training Workshop


Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
Digital Measures Training Workshop


Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Panel Presentation by Fall 2015 Manuscript Completion Program Participants
Suma Mallavarapu
Associate Professor of Psychology
Laura McGrath
Professor of English
Heidi Scherer
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Sarasij Majumder
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Studies

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Advising Transfer Students
Kathy Earwood
Director of CHSS Undergraduate Advising Center
Matt Waller
Advisor, CHSS Undergraduate Advising Center
Lindsay Lee
Assistant Director, Admissions
Sarah Baumhoff
Associate Director, Student Financial Aid

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Colleagues, Coffee, and Conversation


Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Learning Communities: What's in it for Me?
Ms. Cathy Bradford
Director of Learning Communities
Dr. Carmen Skaggs
Associate Dean for Academic Support, CHSS
Dr. Hillary Steiner
Associate Director of Learning Communities

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Mutual Mentoring: Creating a Supportive Research Network
Dr. Jeanne Bohannon
Assistant Professor of Digital Writing & Media Arts
Dr. Matt Mitchelson
Associate Professor of Geography
Dr. Federica Santini
Associate Professor of Italian

Documents: Tips for Creating, Strengthening, and Nourishing your Research Network by Federica Santini
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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Mutual Mentoring: Breaking the Top Down Mentoring Stereotype
Dr. Federica Santini
Associate Professor of Italian
Dr. Griselda Thomas
Associate Professor of English
Dr. Suma Mallavarapu
Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Chenaz Seelarbokus
Associate Professor of Public Administration

In this workshop, facilitators offered practical strategies to increase research productivity through accountability, networking with similar minded scholars, and mutual mentoring.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
IRB 101
Ms. Deanna Hendrickson
Director of Compliance
Dr. Chris Ziegler
Professor of Psychology

This workshop provided information about KSU's IRB process, including the types of review, required training, and submission process.


Monday, November 9, 2015
Money, Money, Money, Money--Grants 101: The Basics
Marshal Chaifetz
CHSS Grants and Contracts Coordinator

This faculty development workshop was focused on grant development. The workshop also included a summary presentation about the IRB by Deanna Hendrickson, Director of Compliance in the Office of Research.


Thursday, October 1, 2015
Students in Conflict
Dr. Michael Sanseviro
Dean of Students, KSU

This workshop provided information on how to identify and work with students in distress, including the basics of conflict resolution and measures faculty can take to support those impacted by a crisis.

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