Faculty Luncheons

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm via Zoom

Making our Campus Welcoming and Accessible to Faculty with Disabilities 
Sheryl Burgstahler and Brianna Blaser, University of Washington, Seattle

In this presentation we will 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.

Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 991 2558 7471   Passcode: 983264


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
Power Point 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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