Tuesday, February 10, 2015
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Holden Reading Room, 4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library
Dr. Monica Flippin Wynn, assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communications, will present her research talk, "Technology and Social Media in the Classroom: A Pedagogical Nightmare or Engagement Bonanza?" The JSU Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments. Feel free to bring your lunch and join us!
Dr. Etta Morgan, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Otha Burton, director of the Institute of Government and a former chair, discuss the third-year review process, what counts as satisfactory progress and tips for compiling the dossier.
February 5, 2015 | 10:00 – 1:00 PM Ballroom B, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center
This workshop focuses on elements of research design, development and administration. It will explore grant-writing with an emphasis on re-submission of proposals, research compliance and IRB training for research design and application submission. This luncheon workshop is designed for all faculty members and for advanced graduate students engaged in research activities.
January 15, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Senate Chamber (Room 3250), Third Floor of the JSU Student Center
Co-sponsored by JSU ADVANCE, this workshop prepares faculty for third-year review by exploring expectations for faculty at the time of third-year review, evidence of satisfactory progress towards tenure, documentation of accomplishments in a dossier and the role of third-year review in the broader tenure and promotion processes. This workshop is designed for early career faculty.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center
Co-sponsored by JSU ADVANCE, this workshop explains how faculty members can develop international professional reputations and establish and manage multi-institutional collaborations. It will focus on network development via professional association memberships and international experiences; multi-institutional projects with NGOs, policymakers and practitioners; and multi-institutional research projects with other academic institutions and industry. This workshop is designed for mid-career faculty.
As this workshop marks the end of the calendar year, we will also have some festive refreshments and giveaways for faculty participants. We invite all faculty to take a break with us and participate.
Dr. David Akombo and Prof. Andrew Lewis demonstrate elements of their research project, "Academic and Psychological Effects of Engaging Learners in Live Jazz Music Improvisation." (Dr. Taunjah Bell is a co-investigator.) This presentation was one of the Center's Brown Bag Research Talks featuring works-in-progress and recent research by Jackson State faculty members.
Jackson State University is designated as a "high research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation.
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