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Thursday, 08 May 2014

Active Listening and Effective Communication

May 08, 2014

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union


University Human Resources Training, development

Identify barriers to effective communication, explore personal communication styles and learn how to apply five key principles of effective listening. The workshop utilizes a wide variety of facilitation approaches, including lecture, group exercises and discussion, case scenarios and skill-building tools for success that can be put to work long after the course ends. Registration is free (AccessPlus).

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Two-day workshop: Introduction to Learning-Centered Classes and Meetings

May 13, 2014

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Room 233 Science II

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Led by Project LEA/RN associate director Jan Wiersema. Registration is required; space is limited to the first 20 educators. Are your students doing the kind of thinking required by professionals? Are your clients processing the information needed to solve complex problems?

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Writing through writer's block: how to turn research obstacles into insight

May 14, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development


Academic Affairs Training, development

Are you feeling stuck in your writing and experiencing a sense of boredom, intimidation or self-loathing when you think of sitting down with your project? Do you have ongoing guilt or shame about how much time you spend avoiding your work because it's painful to write, or you're no longer sure exactly where or how to start?

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Seminar: Creating an Inclusive Classroom Series: What our African American Students Have to Say

May 22, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"I don't like going to the class...the other students, the professor...I don't feel like I belong there." Could this quote be from a student in your class? The multicultural student population is increasing at most institutions across the U.S., while their retention and graduation rates have historically been lower than their majority peers.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Teleworkshop: Every Summer Needs a Plan

May 28, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teleworkshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development


Academic Affairs Training, development

Identify your personal and professional goals for the summer and create a strategic plan to accomplish them.