Pathways Training

January 31, 2012
12:10 – 1:05 pm
Clark Lounge


Paul Mikowski, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Counseling and Psychological Services

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Pathways is a mental health crisis prevention and intervention program offered by Counseling and Psychological Services. The goal of Pathways is to reduce the incidence of crises by building knowledge, confidence and skills to help you:

  • identify a potential mental health crisis.
  • initiate a conversation with someone at risk.
  • ask directly about suicidal thoughts.
  • make referrals to appropriate resources

Tenure & Promotion Seminar

February 7, 2012: 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Presenter: Michael Richardson
Klingenstein Lounge

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Are you going up for tenure and/or promotion? Then this workshop is for you. Michael Richardson, past member of the All-College Tenure and Promotion & Committee, will discuss helpful hints in the T& P file preparation process.

Please review the following documents prior to attending this workshop.

Faculty Handbook: Policies and Procedures for Faculty

Procedures for File Preparation

Assessment Summit

February 9, 2012

12:00 to 5:30 pm

Clark Lounge

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The Summit will provide faculty with an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers on common assessment interests and practices.

Learn how to incorporate outcomes assessment into your classes.  Hear about effective assessment practices that are in place at Ithaca College.

Intended goals for this assessment summit are:

  1. To provide information about the current status of assessment at Ithaca College
  2. To provide opportunities to network, collaborate and interact with peers around assessment ideas, tools and strategies
  3. To provide take away strategies and techniques to implement in programs and individual courses
  4. To provide useable information on the more interesting aspects of assessment and enable you to be accountable for your program outcomes.


12:00 – 1:00 pm          Luncheon

                                    Overview of the current status of assessment at Ithaca College

                                   Karen Edwards and Danette Johnson

1:10 – 4:00                  Round Table Discussions

4:00 - 4:40                  Keynote Speaker

                                   Dr. Debra Instone-Noonan

                                   Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Canisius College

4:00 – 5:30                  Wine and Cheese Reception

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Qualtrics: Online Survey Tool

February 15, 2012

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Clark Lounge

Ithaca College now owns a campus-wide license to Qualtrics, one of the most professional online survey creation tools on the market. During this demonstration, you will see how to quickly gain access to Qualtrics and learn about its robust capabilities.  Also information will be shared about where to find best practices in survey research through the virtual Ithaca College Survey Research Center.

Ithaca Seminars: Attributes of LA Courses

February 27, 2012 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm


February 28, 2012 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Clark Lounge

Presenters: Shaianne Osterreich and faculty from the Ithaca Seminar Program. 

Program Description:

This workshop will provide faculty who are new to teaching liberal arts courses the resources they need to build engaging and productive Ithaca Seminars.  This workshop will cover the following:


  • ·         Mini-presentations by Ithaca Seminar faculty.
  • ·         Small-group discussions on advancing critical thinking with papers, readings, and in-class discussions related to your class.  

Note: Beverages and a snack will be provided. Feel free to bring a lunch for the noon meeting.

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EdTech Day: Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium

March 22, 2012

Time:  Sessions offered throughout the day.  Schedule TBA

Location: TBA

Started in 2010, the Symposium is organized by the Finger Lakes Faculty Development Network (FLFDN) as a part of Ithaca College’s annual Educational Technology Day. The sessions will present innovations in, and best practices for, using both common and new technologies for teaching and learning, as well as scholarship assessing the effect of technology on student learning. Anyone may submit a proposal for a Symposium session. Guidelines, and a link to the proposal submission form can be accessed here.

Parnassus & Grants

March 23, 2012

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Clark Lounge

This introductory session  is oriented toward faculty who have view only access to account information in Parnassus. The training session will be structured to provide an overview of accounting structure, glossary of terms, and to identify areas of interest for future training.


You will be able to look your project up in Parnassus and

·         know what reports are available

·         how to read reports

·         ensure you have proper access

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Ithaca Seminars (ICSM) Course Building: Round Table

March 26 -or- March 27, 2012

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Clark Lounge

This workshop will provide guidance to new Ithaca Seminar faculty on the required components of Ithaca Seminars.  Each ICSM must meet the current guidelines for LA distribution and the existing H&S General Education program.  In addition, we will ask everyone to indicate which Theme best fits your intended course.  By the end of the session you should understand these different categories, how to build them into your course, and you should have a head start on the designation and proposal paperwork.  In addition, we will cover traditional transition to college topics and provide information on successful activities and assignments from returning faculty.

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The Integrated Core Curriculum (ICC)

April 4, 2012

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Clark Lounge

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Workshop on Diversity Awareness

April 5, 2012

9:00 - 11:00 am (morning beverages and food from 8:30 - 9:00)

Clark Lounge

Lee Mun Wah, renowned documentary filmmaker, diversity trainer, and anti-racist educator,  will be leading a workshop for faculty, staff, and administrators. This session will provide a rich opportunity for learning about and discussion of issues experienced by ALANA and other students on campus and how faculty, staff, and administrators can and must play an important role in addressing them.

To register for this event please RSVP by clicking here

For more information about Lee Mun Wah, please go to:



Internal & External Grants

April 18, 2012

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Clark Lounge

Speakers:             William Kay, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

                            Carol Henderson, Associate Provost for Academic Policies and Administration

Ithaca College offers a variety of internal grants for faculty, to support their continuing development as teachers and scholars. Carol Henderson, Associate Provost for Academic Policies and Administration, will describe each of these competitive grant programs and the processes for application and review.

Ithaca College has a number of programs funded through external support from public and private support. In this session you will learn about the resources that the College provides to help you be successful in proposing, securing and managing external grants. This portion of the presentation will be presented by William Kay, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

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Tenure and Promotion Workshop

Department Chairs and Members of Department and School Personnel Committees

April 26, 2012 - Thursday
1:30 - 3:00 pm 
Taughannock Falls Room

Speakers:  Michael Richardson, Past Member of the College T & P Committee
                 Nancy Pringle, Vice President and General Counsel/Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Description: Discussion of the Tenure and Promotion Review Process designed specifically for individuals responsible for the review of tenure and promotion files.

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May Faculty Institute


Contact: monroej@ithaca.edu

Spring Faculty Development Conference


Contact: monroej@ithaca.edu

Annual Faculty Development Awards Luncheon


This luncheon is by invitation only. Recognition of all internal and external awards, faculty emeritus, and faculty excellence recipients for the academic year 2011-2012. Sponsored by the Faculty Development Committee and the Office of the Provost.

Contact: wasik@ithaca.edu

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Janice Elich Monroe at monroej@ithaca.edu or 274-3172. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


May 15, 2012....check back for details.


Types of Scholarship at Ithaca College

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
9:00 a.m. – Noon
Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center

The Center for Faculty Excellence, the Faculty Development Committee, and the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs invite you to an academic celebration highlighting scholarly work of Ithaca College faculty. The following program represents the research projects of only a few of the recipients of recent Faculty Excellence Awards or Center for Faculty Research and Development grants. Each presentation represents one of the types of scholarship described in the Ithaca College Faculty Handbook and reproduced on the back.

Scholarship of Discovery:
Marina Caillaud, Associate Professor
Department of Biology
"From Aphids to Worms: Undergraduate Research in Genetics/Genomics at Ithaca College"

Scholarship of Application:
Keith Kaiser, Interim Associate Dean, Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Music Education
“Music for All -- Two Case Studies: Music for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing & Music for Life”

Scholarship of Integration:
Paula Ioanide,
Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
"The Political Power of Racial Fantasies and Feelings"

Scholarship of Teaching:
Barney Beins, Professor
Department of Psychology
“Why do we believe? Students and critical thinking”

Scholarship of Artistic Endeavor:
Katharyn Howd Machan
Department of Writing
"Stories from Your Life: Shaping Family Memories into Tales and Poems."

Conference Organizer: Nancy Jacobson, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Laurie Wasik in the Office of the Provost.  We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.