Faculty Luncheons

Monday, April 25, 2022
Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU): Supporting Students
Cynthia Lindquist, President, Candeska Cikana Community College

Dr. Lindquist shares with us the importance of Tribal colleges, collaboration, and ideas for supporting for Tribal students.

PowerPoint Slides

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Creative Pedagogy: Incorporating Zest in the Classroom

Jessica Danielson, NDSU Assistant Professor and Clinic Director, School of Education

Dr. Danielson shares the benefits of creative pedagogy, reviews ways to implement creativity into courses, and explores how faculty across campus are using creativity in their courses. 

PowerPoint Slides

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
A Native Perspective of Higher Education

Leander R. McDonald, President, United Tribes Technical College

Dr. McDonald shares with us his insights on how to support our Tribal students in and out of the classroom.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Making our Campus Welcoming and Accessible to Faculty with Disabilities 

Sheryl Burgstahler and Brianna Blaser, University of Washington, Seattle

In this presentation Drs. Burgstahler and Blaser explore access issues reported by faculty members with disabilities nationwide, as well as how to affect change on institutional culture and policy. Presenters will also share online resources and information on how to engage in the AccessINCLUDES project co-led by the University of Washington and NDSU.

PowerPoint Slides

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Holistic Teaching Evaluation.
Stacy Duffield (Office of Teaching and Learning), Carrie Anne Platt (Communication), Chris Ray (School of Education), Melissa Vosen Callens (Communication).

With recent modifications to NDSU policies 332 and 352, a more holistic and inclusive approach to demonstrating and evaluating teaching effectiveness is necessary. Presenters will provide suggestions and resources to support holistic teaching evaluation that includes input from students, peers, and the instructor themselves.

Zoom Recording
PowerPoint Slides

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Supporting Faculty During COVID-19
. Stephenson Beck (Communication), Alan Denton (Physics), Erin Gillam (Biological Sciences), and Chris Ray(School of Education).
Have you and your colleagues discussed the Provost-supported COVID-19 Faculty Support Ad-hoc Committee recommendations? Committee members will review the recommendations, provide suggestions for implementation (from both a candidate and reviewer perspective), and offer advice for navigating difficult conversations around the impacts of COVID-19 on faculty work. COVID-19 Recommendations can be viewed here:
https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/provost/Forms/PTE/SupportingNDSUFacultyCOVID-19_202021.pdf                 Zoom Recording

Monday, November 23, 2020
Supporting Students with Disabilities
. Mark Coppin (Disability Services), Erika Berg (Animal Sciences).
Nationally, approximately 19-20% of undergraduate students report having a disability. At NDSU, we only have around 4% of our students registered with Disability Services. We will discuss the reasons why we provide accommodations and efforts we are taking at NDSU to better serve our students with disabilities.

Zoom recording:
https://ndsu.zoom.us/rec/share/oaQj01PRts4HdWVzUQBwjby8OdxFrTwQ7Fo0DgVkDnc-GNWgkojeDNb3IRictdDt.gdTIouHRJTJAJz1B Passcode: a0z6Is6=

October 30, 2020
Faculty Mental Health during the Pandemic. Kathryn Gordon
, Sanford Health.
The pandemic has led to increased stress in the lives of many faculty, who are managing upheaval in their personal lives while adapting to changes in their jobs. This presentation will describe strategies for cultivating self-compassion, tending to mental health needs, and coping with uncertainty and hardship.

Spring 2021 or Fall 2021
Building Intentional Communities of Practice with a Focus on Supporting Graduate Students
. Erika Marín-Spiotta, Professor of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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