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Contributed by Danette Johnson on 11/20/2014
In January, evaluation sessions will be held for student ICC portfolio submissions from the diversity (January 12-13), Ithaca Seminar (January 13-14), and social sciences (January 13-14) ICC requirements. Faculty interested in evaluating during these sessions should email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which session is of interest. Lunch and coffee are provided both days of each session and evaluators are paid a stipend of $500 for each two day session.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/20/2014
Faculty teaching ICC themes/perspectives courses during the 2015-16 academic year are invited to apply for collaborative mini-grants. The purpose of the grants is to support faculty in working on common assignments or other course-related experiences that would link students across their courses by interacting together in a meaningful way. Mini-grants may be awarded for either spring 2015 or summer 2015 development work.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/14/2014
Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/11/2014
Instructional Development Fund (IDF) grants fall into one of two categories. Direct Course Enhancement and Diversity/International Projects. Proposals are due in the Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center, by November 15, February 15, and April 15. If the 15th falls on a weekend, proposals will be due the next week day. Guidelines and application forms may be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/cfe/.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/07/2014
Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:10 - 4:05 p.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
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Contributed by Laurie Worrall on 11/05/2014
The Office of Civic Engagement is soliciting faculty nominations to serve on the Faculty Steering Committee for OCE.
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Contributed by Gordon Rowland on 11/05/2014
Colleagues, Please note that any three IICC mini-courses will now count in the Inquiry, Imagination, and Innovation or World of Systems theme, and as a Humanities or Social Science perspective. As always, these are:
* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character
* active hands-on learning; no lectures
* lots of fun
* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors
* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges
* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail
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Stipends available for faculty to teach spring 2015 block II mini courses for FLEFF (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival
Contributed by Warren Schlesinger on 11/05/2014
Several stipends are still available for faculty interested in teaching 1 credit hour block II mini courses in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. Faculty from all departments are encouraged to offer mini courses. Mini courses should be designed to take advantage of FLEFF films and events. FLEFF will run from April 6-12, 2015. The theme for this year’s Festival is Habitats.
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Webinar: New Media Consortium (NMC) On the Horizon> Creating Authentic Learning Opportunities + Discussion
Contributed by Wade Pickren on 11/04/2014
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Human Subjects Research Approval Process Workshop- Monday November 10
Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 11/04/2014
Monday, November 10- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the IC Human Subjects Research Approval Process – 3:10 pm – 4:05 pm – Center for Faculty Excellence – 316 Gannett Center
Facilitated by Miranda Kaye, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences, with the assistance of Melinda Cozzolino, Chair of HSR and Associate Professor and Chair Graduate Program, Occupational Therapy and MaryAnn Taylor, Coordinator, Sponsored Research
After a brief introduction to SoTL practices and sample projects, we will focus on the practical steps of obtaining Ithaca College Human Subjects Review Board (HSR) approval for conducting this research. Potential topics include:
• Knowing whether or not you need to get HSR approval.
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/31/2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Register here) (Registration is recommended, but not required.)
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Contributed by Wade Pickren on 10/30/2014
Contributed on behalf of:
Sponsored Research will be presenting the following workshops:
Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4
Show Me the Money - Grants 101 – noon – 2pm – CFE – Gannett 316
Lunch will be provided – limited to first 20 registrants
Interactive Session on transforming your research ideas into fundable grants
• Overview of Federal/State and private funding sources.
• Grants procedures at IC, including budget development and compliance with financial accounting rules.
• Demonstrations on how to search for grant funding opportunities using database tools such as: Foundation Center, SPIN, Grant Advisor, etc.
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Contributed by Jennifer Wofford on 10/29/2014
Or one you've never taught before?
OES will accept summer course proposals until November 1.
Visit the For Faculty site for more information about the proposal process and summer session policies.
Or contact Jen Wofford (4-3529) for more information.
Summer session course proposals must be approved by your department chair and/or dean's office.
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Contributed by MaryAnn Taylor on 10/28/2014
Submitted on behalf of Linda Petrosino, Interim Provost
Please join me on Thursday, November 6 for the third Faculty Colloquium of the academic year.
Dr. Gordon Rowland, Professor in the Department of Strategic Communication and current faculty member in residence at our Center for Faculty Excellence, will be presenting “Meeting Complex Challenges through Integrated Inquiry.”
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