Center for Faculty Excellence

Center for Faculty Excellence Workshops

 In the Fall 2022 semester our workshops will take place from 11:30am to 12:20pm via Zoom (unless otherwise noted). Please keep this page bookmarked, as more workshops will be posted here soon.

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Fall 2022 Workshops 

Pre-registration is requested, however walk-ins are welcome. Registration forms close the afternoon prior to the workshop, click workshop title to register. A member of CFE staff will contact you to confirm your registration. All workshops will take place via Zoom unless otherwise noted. Recordings will be posted to our CFE Workshop Shell within Blackboard. 

 September 

Starfish Review
Date/ Time: 9/27/2022, 11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Gina Cascone, Heike || Location: LC Computer Lab 1st floor Michael Shwartz Library

Description: Review of Raising Tracking Items, Recording Attendance, Completing Progress Surveys, with an interactive demonstration.                                    

 October

Zotero for Citation Management: Tools for Faculty Research and the Classroom
Date/ Time: 10/4/2022, 11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Benjamin Richards || Hybrid Session, Location(s): Michael Shwartz Library Room 401/CFE Zoom 

Description: This workshop will cover the Zotero citation management software. A tutorial will be provided, and use cases will be discussed for both individual faculty research and classroom applications

Active Learning – Part 1
Date/ Time:10/6/2022, 11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Joanne Goodell, Christopher Rennison || Location: BH 420

Description: Multi- Part series featuring CSU faculty members demonstrating active learning sessions. 

Many Paths to Textbook Affordability
Date/ Time: 10/13/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM  || Presenter(s): Amanda Goodsett 

Description: Have you heard about open educational resources and wondered what they are? Or done some looking into them and found that they didn't meet your class needs -- but you still are interested in affordable course materials? This workshop will explore the many ways to promote textbook affordability in your classes, and how various departments on campus can support you in your efforts.

Starfish Review
Date/ Time: 10/17/2022, 11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Gina Cascone, Heike || Location: Zoom

Description: Review of Raising Tracking Items, Recording Attendance, Completing Progress Surveys, with an interactive demonstration. 

Teams
Date/ Time: 10/18/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s):  Joanne Goodell

Description: An overview of using teams to collaborate on projects with colleague. Part of session will be dedicated towards questions and answers. 
 

3rd year Dossier- 1st and 2nd year Faculty 
Date/ Time: 10/19/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Joanne Goodell Antonio Rivera  || Location: TBA

Description: We will review the elements of the eDossier system, and how to navigate the system as a candidate.

Grades Journey:  Moving grades from Blackboard to Campusnet 
Date/ Time: 10/20/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s):  Glenn Curtis and Sam Diomede 

Description: This is a new feature that allows instructors to move the grades from a grade column in Blackboard to Campusnet. Eliminates the need to manually input into Campusnet.

CARES Team 
Date/ Time: 10/25/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s):  Mitch Lieberth

Description:This session will introduce the CARE Management program at Cleveland State University. The CARE program supports students in crisis and works with faculty to address student concerns that occur inside and outside the classroom. Attendees will learn how to effectively collaborate with CARE to support student success, including learning skills to navigate conversations or situations with students exhibiting signs of crisis, whether academic, health, behavioral, or otherwise. 

November

Applying for Internal and External funds 
Date/ Time:  TBA,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenters: Antonio Rivera/ Office of Research                                             

Active Learning- Part 2 
Date/ Time: 11/3/2022  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s): Joanne Goodell, Christopher Rennison || Location: BH 420 

Description: Multi- Part series featuring CSU faculty members demonstrating active learning sessions.

Copyright Q&A - Ask your Copyright Questions! 
Date/ Time: 11/8/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s):Amanda Goodsett  

Description: Does thinking about copyright get your blood pressure up? Do you feel a little bit of panic wondering if you really understand how it works or whether you are accidentally violating copyright? Visit this session to learn some copyright basics and ask your questions. Most of the session will be devoted to Q&A time!

Grades Journey:  Moving grades from Blackboard to Campusnet (repeat from 10/20)
Date/ Time: 11/29/2022,  11:30AM - 12:20PM || Presenter(s):  Glenn Curtis and Sam Diomede

Description: This is a new feature that allows instructors to move the grades from a grade column in Blackboard to Campusnet. Eliminates the need to manually input into Campusnet.

December

Active Learning- Part 3 
Date/ Time: 12/1/2022,   11:30AM - 12:20PM ||Presenter(s): Joanne Goodell, Christopher Rennison || Location: BH 420  

Description: Multi- Part series featuring CSU faculty members demonstrating active learning sessions.


eDossier Trainings

Please join us for one (or both!) of the following trainings on the eDossier system. Registration links for these events are included below, but we will welcome walk-ins. Both sessions will be recorded and made available afterward on this site for those who cannot make it to the live event.

eDossier for Candidates
Date/ Time: Tuesday, September 20th, 11:30AM - 12:30PM 

Description: This workshop hosted by Dr. Joanne Goodell is open to 3rd, 4th, and 5th year faculty who will be submitting their eDossier for review in October. We will review the elements of the eDossier system, and how to navigate the system as a candidate. We will also discuss the how the review process is structured and when to expect feedback on your submission.                                                                                      Recording Link

eDossier for Reviewers
Date/ Time: Thursday, September 22nd, 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Description: This workshop hosted by Dr. Joanne Goodell is open to all faculty who are involved in department, college, or university peer review committees, including committee members, committee chairs, department chairs and deans/associate deans. In this workshop you will learn how to access candidate materials and how to navigate the e-dossier system as a reviewer. An additional session will be scheduled in Spring for committee chairs who are managing external reviews for tenure and promotion cases.
Recording Link


​​​​​​Archived Workshop Resources

Topic Areas:

Emergency Response Resources page (links to relevant workshops, eLearning's Keep Teaching resources, and resources outside CSU)

To review workshops previously offered, click below for a list of each academic year's offerings.

Recordings of Past eDossier Trainings