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Friday, October 3

TimeSession TitleDescriptionPresenter(s)Location
8:30-9:45amSitting in the Seat of the Chair: Considering the ChairhoodIn this panel session, a group of experienced department chairs will discuss the rewards and challenges of serving in this faculty role. After a brief presentation, panelists will take chairs from the audience.

Brian Oppy (PSYC)Continuing Education 107
8:30-9:45amChico Affordable Learning Solutions (Panel Discussion)Chico is again being looked at as a leader of innovative ways to provide learning opportunities for our students. In this case, it is through textbook alternatives projects or TAP. Faculty are finding alternatives to expensive textbooks. Come and hear how.

Laura SederbergColusa Hall 100B
9-9:50amTeaching Slam Ben Seipel (EDUC), Sara Cooper (ILLC) 
10-11:50amCultural Dialogues: Serving Chinese International StudentsThis participatory workshop will help faculty and staff better understand the experiences of
Chinese international students on campus, ways in which these students may be better served, and ways in which their knowledge and experiences can be better incorporated into the curriculum.

Maris Thompson (EDUC), MaiHoua Lo (FA), Chang Lee (RECR), James Luyirika-Sewagudde (OIE), and Paula Selvester (EDUC)Colusa Hall 100B
10-11:30amQuality in Online Instruction (Panel Discussion) Jason Nice (HIST), Ben Seipel (EDUC), Sarah Anderson (ILLC), Dennis Gier (CMGT), and Thomas Parker (CORH)

Colusa Hall 100A
12-1:30pmKeynote Workshop for Faculty: Making the Most of High-Impact Practices (HIPs) for Student Learning and Success
This workshop continues where the keynote session left off and invites faculty to assess the extent to which the hallmarks of HIPs are enacted and access is expanded. We will also discuss opportunities for partnering with student affairs and the co-curriculum for additional educational benefit, and to consider the total learning environment in the intentional design of engaging pedagogies.
Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director of NSSEColusa Hall 100A
1:30-2:30pmIncorporating New PedagogiesWe will discuss our process during our FLC and our exploration of pedagogy. Then we will invite participants to join us in a discussion about High Impact Practices and ideas for their implementation in different content areas. We will also address ways to engage students when your strategies appear to be less effective than desired.
Sara Cooper (ILLC), Mary Elizabeth Matthews (MATH), Bryan Dixon (CSCI), Kevin Kilpfel (MLIB), and Tony Cline (BIOL)Colusa Hall 100B
2-3pmQuality Online Instruction: An Introduction to the QOLT RubricOnline education is an ever expanding endeavor in higher education.  However, many people question the quality of online degree programs and courses.  To address this issue the California State University has taken the initiative to ensure quality of its online courses throughout the system. Different campuses have been adopting different quality assurance programs. CSU, Chico has adopted the Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT) rubric to aid course design and evaluation. This session will introduce participant to the QOLT rubric and the evaluation process.Ben Seipel (EDUC)Colusa Hall 100A
Bringing Your Colleagues’ Knowledge to Your Classroom: “Virtual” Visiting ProfessorsIn the Fall of 2012 I was given a CELT grant to 1) edit a series of video-taped interviews that I had conducted with Chico State students and professors, 2) analyze the students’ perception of the videos and 3) gauge the students’ responses to the videos. This presentation will demonstrate how these videos were created and what the students thought of them.Denise Minor (ILLC)Colusa Hall 100B