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Dec. 13 – How bloggers roll…

Blog

We roll with a tough crowd.

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Prezi:
Blogging at UW-Green Bay

Read the Blogging at UW-Green Bay post in the Web Services blog

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: IS 1129, General Access Computer Lab A
Presenter: Bridget Bishop, UW-Green Bay Webmaster

Guest speakers:
Prof. Ryan Martin, Psychology
Blogs: All the Rage, The Pink Flamingo, Human Development and Psychology Want Ads

Prof. Jill White, Human Development, Anthropology
Blogs: Jill White, Anthropology

Join Webmaster Bridget Bishop for an informational session on blogging with WordPress, the blog platform used at UW-Green Bay. You’ll find out why blogging might be a good solution for you, what makes a successful blog, and what sort of functionality a WordPress blog can provide.

This event is free to attend. It is organized by the UW-Green Bay Academic Staff Professional Development Committee

Jan 20 – High Impact Practices: Fostering Success for all Students

Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Time:
1 - 4:15 p.m.
Location: University Union
Schedule and Additional Information

Conference Handouts
Confrence handouts are available for download here

‘High Impact Practices’ is the second half of a day-long event.
See information about the entire day.

Register for ‘High Imact Practices’ online or download printable form

In this conference participants will learn about innovative high impact practices that can improve the quality of students’ experiences in and out of the classroom and will discuss how to implement these practices in working with students in efficient and practical ways. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to dialogue with faculty and staff on ways to provide more high impact experiences for students by working collaboratively with each other.

This conference is intended for faculty of all disciplines and staff who work in all areas of academic services, including but not limited to: student life, academic advising, residence life, intercultural centers, career services, learning technology, adult access, and the registrar’s office.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jillian Kinzie

Dr. Jillian Kinzie

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jillian Kinzie

Associate Director, Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research and NSSE Institute

Jillian Kinzie is the Associate Director for Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research and NSSE Institute. Dr. Kinzie conducts research and leads projects on effective use of student engagement data to improve educational quality and is currently co-principal investigator on the Spencer Foundation funded project; Learning to Improve: A Study of Evidence-Based Improvement in Higher Education. Jillian managed the Documenting Effective Education Practices (DEEP) project; Building Engagement and Attainment of Minority Students (BEAMS); and serves as research associate on the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) project, an initiative to study assessment in higher education and assist institutions in discovering and adopting promising practices in the assessment of college student learning outcomes.  She has co-authored numerous publications including Student Success in College: Creating Conditions that Matter and One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice.

This conference is sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Center for Students in Transition in partnership with the UW-Green Bay Academic Staff Professional Development Committee, the Common Theme Committee, and the LAS Dean’s Office.

Nov. 17 – Academic Staff Fall Assembly

Mark your calendar…Academic Staff Fall Assembly
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Time: 3pm
Location: Christie Theatre, University Union

  • Learn about upcoming Professional Development Opportunities
  • Provost Wallace and Dean Mattison will share University Updates
  • Open Discussion on Hot Topics
  • Academic Staff Committee Reports

…don’t miss it!