Professional Development

March 26, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
JSU INNOVATE, First Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

This workshop introduces participants to the Blackboard Learn teaching and learning environment.  It includes an introduction to the basic elements of the course environment and demonstration of the ways that its communication and collaboration tools can be used for online and hybrid courses.  This workshop is designed for early career faculty.  However, all faculty are welcome to attend.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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Saturday Writing Retreat (Mar. 21)

March 16th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Join us in an inspiring and distraction-free environment to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations!  Refreshments will be provided by JSU ADVANCE.  Please register so JSU ADVANCE can plan properly for your participation.

Registration will close on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Flyer for Saturday Writing Retreat on Mar. 21

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Workshop: Writing Well and Publishing More (Mar. 19)

March 16th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

March 19, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

This interactive workshop explores ways to improve efficiency in writing and submitting articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals.  Topics include identifying and targeting journals, cultivating writing habits, developing a strategy for working on multiple articles simultaneously and understanding the manuscript review process.  This workshop is designed for advanced graduate students and new and early career faculty.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration will close at 40 entries or 10:00 a.m. on March 19, whichever occurs first.

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Audio Playlist: Research Services Workshop

February 7th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

On February 5, 2015, the Center hosted a workshop to introduce the research support services available to faculty. In the file below, are the audio from three components: Grants and Contracts, Sponsored Programs and IRB.

February 12, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Room 3213, Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

This workshop focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning and its implications for university faculty.  This workshop is designed for all faculty members. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Audio: Preparing for Third Year Review

February 3rd, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

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.

Workshop: Research Services on February 5

January 27th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

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. 

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