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Faculty Idea Exchange
The Faculty Idea Exchange (FIX) is a Columbus State summer conference that provides a yearly forum where faculty and staff can share and compare best teaching practices. The FIX is hosted by the OAA Instructional Success Committee, and is held at the CSCC Center for Workforce Development at the Columbus State downtown campus.
The 2016 FIX will be held on June 17, from 9 am - 2:00 pm at the Center for Workforce Development Conference Center.
This year’s theme is The Science of Teaching. We are pleased to announce that Dr. James Lang will be the keynote speaker and plenary session presenter. Lang is the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College and Series Editor for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Dr. Lang is also the author of several books about teaching, including the recently released Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2016 FIX - June 17, 9 am-2 pm at the CSCC Center for Workforce Development Conference Center
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|8:30-9 AM - Registration, WD 4th floor lobby|
|9-9:50 AM - Welcome and Keynote Address, Jim Lang PhD, WD 4th floor ballroom|
|10-10:50 AM - Session 1, WD 4th floor conference rooms|
|11-11:50 AM - Session 2 - Plenary Workshop by Jim Lang, PhD, WD 4th floor ballroom|
|12-12:30 PM - Lunch, WD 4th floor ballroom|
|12:30-1:20 PM - Session 3, WD 4th floor conference rooms|
1:30-2:20 PM - Session 4, WD 4th floor conference rooms
|2:30-2:45 PM - Commitment to Action, Registration Table|
|PLENARY SESSION - Small Teaching in Action: Three Principles||James Lang, Assumption College - Keynote Speaker|
|College Resources for Advanced Faculty Training (CRAFT): A Plan and Purpose for Professional Development||Rich James, Human Resources|
|Faculty Learning Communities: Increasing Student Engagement and Achievement through Active & Collaborative Learning Pedagogy||Active & Collaborative Learning Faculty Learning Community Members|
|Learning from Reflection: Using Storytelling in the Classroom||Elycia Taylor, Communication|
|Tools for Engagement in the Classroom and Online||Tom Moffitt, Business Programs|
|The Learning Code: Using Spacing and Retrieval Teaching Methods to Improve Student Performance||
Rich James - Human Resources
Ron Elizaga - Psychology
|Critical Thinking or Covering Content: The Burden of a False Dichotomy||Mark Bocija - Humanities|
|Basic Issues from Neuroscience Side||Sam Andriani - Biological and Physical Sciences|
|Saying Yes to the "S": Service Learning at Columbus State||
Terrie Stolte - Business Programs
Heather Thompson-Gillis - English
|Emotions and Reason: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Effective Teaching and Lasting Learning||Kristen Oganowski - Humanities|
|Make Time for Active Learning - "Flip" Your Classoom||
Jessica Lickeri & Elizabeth Betzel - Math
|Content Matters, but It Takes a Village||Lilsa Cerrato & Jane Roberts - HIMT|
|Making Your Program More Inclusive||
Christine Creagh - ECDE
Jackie Teny-Miller - SAHS
|The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT): Supporting Student and Employee Success||
Terrence Brooks - Student Conduct
Tiffany McClain - Disability Services
The 2015 FIX focused on Critical Thinking with 16 faculty presentations and presentation by Ms. Connie Wolfe – Dean of Arts & Sciences at Surry Community College in Dobson, NC.
Ms. Wolfe is a leader of Surry’s critical thinking initiative. For the last ten years, she has consulted with many colleges in the development and implementation of critical thinking initiatives, and has worked in association with the Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Here is a recording of Ms. Connie Wolf's keynote presentation Challenging Our Students and Ourselves to Think Critically.
(Scroll ahead to approximately 21:20 for an introduction of the FIX followed by Ms. Wolfe's keynote.)