TAGS: Upcoming Workshops

Fall 2014 TAGS

Register for the Fall 2014 TAGS workshops here

Understanding our International Students

Facilitated by: Karin Avila-John (IEP), Sangita Gosalia (CIP) & Tim Kao (CIP)

Tuesday, September 9 / 12 – 1:15 p.m.

LTC Forum, lunch provided

Learn about the demographics of UD's international student population, including the language and cultural challenges they face and the services or resources available for them on campus.


Learning Services for International Students

Facilitated by: Ya You (OLR) & International Peer Learning Facilitators (OLR)

Thursday, September 18 / 12 – 1:15 p.m.

LTC Forum, lunch provided

In this workshop, participants will explore the global learning resources available for both U.S. and international students.  Participants will be able to hear from international students working as peer learning facilitators in the Office of Learning Resources (OLR).  Learn how to market these services to support student learning in your class.


Whose Line is It Anyway? :  Plagiarism and the International Student in the University Classroom

Facilitated by: April Darnell (IEP)

Wednesday, September 24 / 2 – 3:15 p.m.

LTC Forum

In this workshop, participants will be led through a discussion of plagiarism and international students. Topics covered will include the cultural, moral, and technical dimensions of plagiarism. Practical suggestions for helping both international and U.S. students understand and avoid plagiarism will be offered.


Engaging Diverse Students in the Classroom

Facilitated by: Ya You (OLR) & Dude Coudret (OLR)

Tuesday, September 30 / 12 – 1:15 p.m.

LTC Forum, lunch provided

In this workshop, participants will be led through a discussion on engaging diverse student learners in the classroom. The discussion will center around fostering an active, safe, supportive, learner-centered experience. Specific tips and strategies will be explored.   


Supporting the Writing of International Students

Facilitated by: Nichole Lucas (IEP)

Tuesday, October 14 / 10:00-11:15 a.m.

LTC Forum

Is the quality of your international students’ writing sub-par? Do they often turn in assignments late? This workshop will provide straightforward ideas on how to help international students succeed with assigned writing in your classes, without sacrificing the expectations or rigor of the assignment. From short summaries to extended research papers, the tips presented will help you set up assignments so that your international students can best demonstrate mastery of the material in writing, and furthermore, have more motivation to turn in assignments on time.


Global Education Seminar, South America: Faculty Development through a Year-Long Exploration of Argentina and Peru and Internationalization at the University of Dayton

Facilitated by Dr. Robert Brecha, Dr. Mark Jacobs, Dr. Stephanie Litka

Wednesday, October 15 / 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Location: Team Space 020

Faculty engagement plays an essential role in the successful internationalization of a university. Participants in the fouth year of the Global Education Seminar: South America will share their experiences in the program. They will  discuss the impact of the program, including sessions on campus and in Argentina and Peru, on their professional and personal development, and their relationships with other faculty at UD, as well as their understanding of their roles in the internationalization of the university.

 

The Global Education Seminar serves as a key element for supporting academic units’ strategic plans for internationalization by broadening the pedagogical and scholarly horizons of faculty members. The program provides faculty with concrete, site-specific resources and relationships that can motivate and shape revision of the courses they teach, as well as inform additional international collaborations.


Bridging the Gap: Creating Meaningful Academic Connections and Collaborations between the Intensive English Program and University Courses

Facilitated by: Dr. Marybeth Carlson, Rebecca McNerney, Nicholas Taggart, Sharon Tjaden-Glass, & Leslie Weidensee

Wednesday, October 15 / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: Meeting Space 028

The presenters will share their practical experience linking an IEP course with an International Studies capstone course for several joint class sessions. Participants will learn about the purpose, logistics, and benefits of this collaboration.


Global Education Seminar, South America: Faculty Development through a Year-Long Exploration of Argentina and Peru and Internationalization at the University of Dayton

Facilitated by Dr. Linda Hartley, Dr. Marybeth Carlson, Dr. Heather MacLachlan,

Tuesday, November 4 / 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: Team Space 020

 

Faculty engagement plays an essential role in the successful internationalization of a university. Participants in the fourth year of the Global Education Seminar: South America will share their experiences in the program. They will  discuss the impact of the program, including sessions on campus and in Argentina and Peru, on their professional and personal development, and their relationships with other faculty at UD, as well as their understanding of their roles in the internationalization of the university.

 

The Global Education Seminar serves as a key element for supporting academic units’ strategic plans for internationalization by broadening the pedagogical and scholarly horizons of faculty members. The program provides faculty with concrete, site-specific resources and relationships that can motivate and shape revision of the courses they teach, as well as inform additional international collaborations.


Assessing Non-Native English Speakers across the Disciplines

Facilitated by: Colleen Gallagher (Teacher Education)

Thursday, November 6 / 1:30-2:45 p.m.

LTC Forum

This workshop will focus on fair and valid assessment of non-native English speakers in university classes across the disciplines.  We’ll review foundational concepts in assessment and discuss applications in the classroom, identify techniques for reducing cultural and linguistic bias and promoting valid assessment of discipline-specific content, and explore the value of formative assessment for all students.  Participants will have the opportunity to talk about their own assessment practices.  Bring an idea for a new assessment which you'd like to discuss with the group or questions on your existing assessments.