Aug
15

Faculty Development Week

09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Speare Hall
Address:
1008 Bullock Blvd, Socorro, NM
Contact:
Peter Mozley

NMT Academic Affairs has scheduled a series of events that for 2019 Faculty Development Week. Academic Affairs will also host two associated faculty receptions at the M-Mountain Grill at 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, and Friday, August 16. These are lots of fun and are a good way to get to know the new faculty members.

Academic Affairs will offer additional workshops during the year. All workshops will be held in the CITL (Speare 113), except where noted otherwise.

Thursday, Aug 15

9 a.m. - noon: Keynote workshop: "Designing Instruction for Students’ Learning Behaviors and Motivations."  In this highly interactive session, participants will learn to plan and evaluate their instructional designs using criteria that combine learners’ overt behaviors with their motivation to pursue those behaviors..  If possible, please RSVP to peter.mozley@nmt.edu. (Gary Smith, Associate Dean of Continuous Professional Learning, UNM School of Medicine, and Professor of Organization, Information, and Learning Sciences.)

Noon - 1:15 p.m.: Research Project Advising for MST Program. A panel discussion with some of the senior faculty members participating in the Master of Science for Teachers (MST) program. The program teachers carry-out a STEM education research project in their K-12 classroom. We promote high-quality research and encourage the publication of their findings. Lunch provided. Please RSVP to megha.khandelwal@nmt.edu (Megha Khandelwal, Director of Teacher Education Programs; Mark Samuels, Chair and Assc. Professor of Psychology and Education; David Westpfahl, Professor of Physics).

2 - 3 p.m.: Successfully navigating tenure. Overview of the NMT tenure process. How to get the most from your annual reviews, and common themes to problematic tenure cases. (Doug Wells, VP for Academic Affairs; Aly El-Osery, Dean of Graduate Studies; Bill Stone, Dean of Arts and Sciences; Kevin Wedeward, Dean of Engineering; Peter Mozley, Associate VP Academic Affairs.)