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2010-2011 Event Archive


Adjunct Faculty Welcome Orientation

Sandra Sgoutas-Emch: Director of the Center for Educational Excellence and Professor of Psychological Science

Virginia Rodee: Assistant Vice President for Mission & Ministry

Janice Evelyn: Training & Development Coordinator, Human Resources

Tim Becker: Adjunct Professor, SOLES

Carole Huston: Professor, Communication Studies

Marcy Darby: Adjunct Professor, Biology

Donald Kirson: Director, Disability Services

Sarabeth Pollock: Assistant Athletics Director, Academic Support

Noelle Norton: Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

August 18, 2010

University Ministry, History & Heritage, USD Core Values (Sr. Rodee)
Employee Perks and Training Opportunities (Evelyn)
Course and Classroom Etiquette-Guidelines-Thoughts (Becker)
Powerpoint Presentation: Charting Your Learning-Centered Course: Course Design Emphasizing Outcomes (Huston & Darby)
Guide to Syllabus Construction (Huston)
Constructing Useful Learning Outcomes (Huston)
Chart Your Course Activity Sheet (Huston)
Intercultural Communication (Huston)
Academic Integrity, FERPA Issues for Faculty, CAS Memorandum (Norton)
Missed Class Policy for Student Athletes, USD Toreros Athletics website (Pollock)
Things to Think About (Sgoutas-Emch)


Preceptor Workshop: Getting Started with Your Preceptorial

Stephen Pultz: Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Kira Espiritu: Director, International Studies Abroad

Tom Herrinton: Associate Provost

James Gump: Associate Dean, History

Merrick Marino: Assistant Dean, Center for Student Success

Michel Boudrias: Ph.D. (Marine & Environmental Studies)

Stephanie Bernasconi: Assistant Director, Center for Student Success

August 27, 2010

Fall 2010 Freshman Summary - Preliminary Statistics (Pultz)
Financial Aid Update (Herrinton)
USD Retention Plan and Initiatives (Gump & Marino)
Protocol for Using Faculty-Student Interaction (FSI) Funds (Gump)
Language Placement at USD (Gump)
MAP-Works (Bernasconi)
Second Year Experience International Abroad (Espiritu)


Faculty Workshop: ARRT Demystified: Reappointment and Tenure

Jane Friedman: Professor, Mathematics

Evelyn Kirkley: Professor, Theology & Religious Studies

Kristin Moran: Professor, Communication Studies

Debbie Tahmassebi: Professor, Chemistry

September 10, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation


Monday Morning Mentorship: How Can I Learn Student Names?

Magna 20 Minute Mentor

September 13, 2010

Supplemental Material
Powerpoint Slides


MAP-Works Faculty/Staff Training

Stephanie Bernasconi: Assistant Director, Center for Student Success

September 16 & 17, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation
Primary Direct Guide


Lunch & Learn: Finding External Funding for Faculty Research

Kimberlee Eudy: Director, Sponsored Programs

Annette Ketner: Senior Director, Foundation Relations

September 21, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation


Faculty Workshop: Guiding Your Program through the Review Process

Carole Huston: Professor, Communication Studies

Colin Fisher: Associate Professor, History

Patricia Kowalski: Associate Professor: Psychological Science

September 23, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation
USD Guidelines for Program Review (Huston)
Program Review Checklist (Huston)
External Review Schedule (Huston)
Program Review Visit Schedule (Kowalski)


Fourth Friday Tech Talk-Reach Your Students Where They Are with Adobe Connect Pro Lectures, Collaboration, and Conferences

Tom Dalton: Director, Undergraduate Programs in the School of Business Administration

Cyd Burrows: Instructional Support Analyst, iTeam

September 24, 2010

Adobe Connect
Instructional Support & Training


Luncheon Roundtable Panel Discussion: Implementing High Impact Practices at USD-Benefits and Barriers

Jonathan Bowman: Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Mitchell Malachowski: Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Margaret Leary: Associate Dean of Students

September 30, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation (Leary & Bowman)
Powerpoint Presentation (Malachowski)
Handout - High Impact Educational Practices & Essential Learning Outcomes (Leary)


Monday Morning Mentorship: How Do I Get More Students to Participate in Class?

Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D.: Magna Publications

October 4, 2010

Supplemental Material
Powerpoint Presentation Slides Handout


Lunch & Learn: Quality Research with Qualtrics Survey Tool

Bryce Winkleman: Academic Sales

Qualtrics Labs, Inc.

2250 North University Parkway, 48
Provo, UT 84604
Office: (801) 374-6682 ext. 6913
Fax: (866) 562-9828

October 20, 2010

Qualtrics Training Agenda
Qualtrics Software Information


Faculty Luncheon Discussion: Building a Sense of Belonging-A Critical Key for Retention

Lisa Nunn, Ph.D.: Assistant Professor of Sociology

October 21, 2010

Powerpoint Presentation

Comments from Student Panelists (please login with your mysandiego id to view):

Teaching Spirituality as an Academic Discipline

Mary Frohlich, RSCJ, Ph. D.: Associate Professor of Spirituality, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

Douglas Burton-Christie, Ph.D.: Professor of Theological Studies, Loyola-Marymount University and founding editor of Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality

Rev. Arthur G. Holder, Ph.D.: Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs and John Dillenberger Professor of Christian Spirituality,  Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

Dr. Anita Houck, Ph.D.: Associate Professor of Religious Studies, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame

October 23, 2010

Two Stories About Teaching and Learning


Supporting Under-represented Students Network: Asian American Communities Discussion

Dr. Belinda Lum: Assistant Professor of Sociology

Dr. May Fu: Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies

October 26, 2010



LGBTQ Issues at USD-Yesterday and Today

Dr. Evelyn Kirkley: Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

Dr. Sandra Sgoutas-Emch: Professor of Psychological Science

Todd Gloria: San Diego City Council, 3rd District

David Anglikowski: Account Supervisor, Bernard Hodes Group

Travis Vowles: Development Director, San Diego Zoo

Samantha Keil: Junior, Business Administration major.

October 28, 2010


Tech Talk - Intellectual Property Rights: Copyright

Kelly Douglas: USD General Counsel

Steve Staninger: Professor and Associate University Librarian, Copley Library

October 29, 2010

Powerpoint Slides


Monday Morning Mentorship: How Should I Handle Pushy Parents?

Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D.

November 1, 2010

Powerpoint Slides
Supplemental Materials


New Faculty Wine & Cheese: Tricks of the Trade- Best Practices for Prolific Writing

November 2, 2010

CEE LibGuide Reference


Cheating in the 21st Century-Why Academic Integrity Matters

Dr. James Gump: Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Abe Ichione: Current Director of Academics, Associated Students

Nicole Russo: Former Chair of the Honor Council, Associated Students

Dr. Gary Whitney: Professor of Management

November 11, 2010

Honor Code
Powerpoint: Honor Code
Academic Integrity and Classroom Management: Academic Integrity/ Plagiarism
Academic Dishonesty: How to Mitigate Student Cheating
Facts about Plagiarism
CEE LibGuide Reference


Webinar: Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key!

November 12, 2010

Webinar Powerpoint


Lunch & Learn: Advising for Study Abroad

Kira Espiritu, Ph.D.: Director of International Studies Abroad

Jessica Luchesi: Assistant Director, International Affairs

November 15, 2010


Internationalizing the Curriculum Workshop

Dr. Carole Huston: Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Sandra Sgoutas-Emch: Director of the Center for Educational Excellence and Professor of Psychological Science

November 20, 1010

Powerpoint Slides
Value Rubric for Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
Value Rubric for Civic Engagement
Global Education LibGuide


Webinar and Follow up Discussion: Proven Strategies for Managing Disruptive Student Behavior

Dr. Gerald Amada

December 1, 2010

Webinar Archive
Powerpoint Slides
Supplemental Materials
Discussion Guide


Dinner Discussion: Family Friendly Campus Practices and Our Catholic Traditions

Dr. Jill Bickett: Assistant Professor, Loyola Marymount University

Shelly McDonald Clark: Benefits Programs, Human Resources, University of San Diego

December 2, 2010

Improving Parental Leave Policies for Academic Women: Article

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Monday Morning Mentorship: How Do I Create Engaging Threaded Discussion Questions?


Powerpoint Slides
Supplemental Resources


Webinar and Discussion: Shaping and Reshaping Technology-rich Learning Spaces

Susan Whitmer: Educations Solutions Integrator- Herman Miller Inc.


Powerpoint Slides


Adjunct Faculty Workshop: Charting Your Course!

Dr. Carole Huston: Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Annette Taylor (Psychological Science)

Dr. Sue Lowery (Biology)

Marcelle Darby: Adjunct Professor of Biology


Syllabus Construction Basics: Powerpoint Slides
Course Alignment: Powerpoint Slides
Rubric Construction: Powerpoint Slides
Assignments for Your Learning Outcome Handout
USD Assessment Handout
Assessing Student Learning Diagram
Rubric Construction: Five Basic Parts
Four Stages of Rubric Construction
Basic Rubric Matrix
Quantitative Literacy Handout
Assessing the Core Curriculum
Business Strategy Analysis Rubric
Reflection: Evaluating Media Messages


Faculty Luncheon Discussion: Preceptorial Basics

Dr. Jim Gump: Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences


Powerpoint Slides


Monday Morning Mentorship - How to Get Students to Read Assignments

Maryellen Wiemer, Ph.D.


Powerpoint Slides
Supplemental Material


Luncheon Discussion: Creating a SACNAS Student Chapter at USD

Veronica Bejar: SACNAS Student Chapter Advisor for San Diego State University

Krystal Carrillo: SDSU Student, SDSU SACNAS Student Chapter President

Yajaira Nunez: USD Student

Stephanie Ramirez: USD Student

Norma Rojas: USD Student

Octavio Romero: SACNAS Student Chapter Advisor for San Diego Mesa College


Powerpoint Slides


Webinar Part I: Diversity, Inclusivity and Civility - Developing and Enhancing Students' Cultural Competence


Powerpoint Slides


Luncheon Workshop: Revealing Hidden Meanings of Non-Verbal Communication

Terry Glasses: Faculty, Theatre Arts Department


Webinar and Discussion: Responding to Academically Adrift: What Colleges Can Do

Richard Arum


Powerpoint Slides


Luncheon Presentation: Leveraging USD's Educational Partnership with The New York Times

Brother Donald Strabowski, C.S.C.: Provost and Professor of Political Science, University of Portland


Powerpoint Slides
Quiz Sample
Information on how to get a Home Subscription


Colloquium on Undergraduate Student Learning: Cultivating Student Learning Through Inquiry-Based and Student-Directed Approaches

Page Haber: Instructor, Leadership Minor

Dan Tillapaugh: Instructor, Leadership Minor, School of Leadership and Education Sciences


Syllabus Article


Webinar Part II: Diversity, Inclusivity and Civility - Developing and Enhancing Students' Cultural Competence


Powerpoint Slides

Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Students


Handout 1 Creating Safe Spaces
Powerpoint Slides

Monday Morning Mentorship: What if Students Ask a Question I Can't Answer?


Supplemental Materials

Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty Reception: Teaching with a Technology


Powerpoint Slides

Faculty Workshop: Building a Sustainable World-Teaching Social Entrepreneurship Effectively


Recommended Books

Just Read! Faculty Panel Discussion-Social Themes Presented in The Bluest Eye



Web Conference: Using Faculty Evaluation Data



Lunch & Learn on Student Wellness Research Findings



Preceptor Workshop Looking Forward to Fall '11



Monday Morning Mentorship: How do I Discuss Academic Integrity During the First Class?



Lunch and Learn: Black Student Retention Efforts Through a New Course Initiative-Engaging Students in the Struggle for Educational Equity



Sixteenth Annual Women's and Gender Studies Program and Women's Center Banquet


Banquet Program

CEE Recognition Reception



Tech Talk: Working in the Cloud