To find an event:
-Use the drop-down list to search by category. Then, click on the 'View/Search Events' button.

 

To register for an event:
-Click on the event title and follow the links to Register. You will use your UW-Stout Username and Password to log into the registration page.

 

To view past registrations and attendance:
-Click “My Development”. You will use your UW-Stout Username and Password to login.

Questions or comments:
-Cally Henderson via email hendersonc@uwstout.edu or ext. 2289

 

Month
Date
Location
Upcoming Event
January1/20/2015
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Memorial Student Center, Cedar/Maple RoomGen Ed Assessment-English/Speech/Math
Math, English, and Speech have been working to develop new general education assessment tools. Come and see the results and how you can use them in your classroom even if it's not your discipline. The assessment creation process will also be discussed for those looking to improve classroom assessment tools.
1/20/2015
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Memorial Student Center, Ballroom AAn Examination Of Resource Allocation At UW-Stout
Review and discuss recommendations from the Budget Model Review Committee for an alternative institutional budget model.
1/20/2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Memorial Student Center, Ballroom CIdentifying Untapped Interests To Increase Professional And Personal Fulfillment
This workshop is intended for any participants who want to increase engagement and satisfaction in their professional and/or personal lives. Participants will take the Strong Interest Inventory® prior to the session and then reflect on, discuss, and brainstorm ways to creatively incorporate dormant interests into their current positions or personal lives. Every participant will leave with an action plan to implement discoveries made during the workshop. The content of this workshop will be very similar to last year's 'Love Your Job: Identifying Untapped Interests to Increase Job Satisfaction.' Please note: Those who participated in the similar 2014 session are not eligible to participate in the 2015 session. All others should register and complete the assessment by January 14, 2015. Any cancellations for participation in this session should be made promptly so that others on the wait list may have the opportunity to participate. Please do not complete the assessment if you do not plan to attend the session. You will not have access to your results.
1/20/2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Millennium Hall, Room 205Learn@UW-Stout Open Lab
For all faculty and teaching staff...The purpose of this open lab is to provide direct, face-to-face support for those in need of Learn@UWStout (D2L) assistance. This may include, but is not limited to, further explanation and help with gradebook set up; building quizzes and exams; and tips and tricks for teaching web-enhanced/online courses. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops. Learn@UW-Stout is the learning management system (LMS) used at UW-Stout. It contains a variety of robust tools ranging from communication to the online submission of course assignments and supports both online and face-to-face formats.
1/20/2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Student Center, Oakwood RoomVeteran Students - Culture, Perceptions, And Academic Success
Veteran students frequently feel disconnected from university climate and culture. As faculty and staff, we play a large role in bridging that gap and connecting with this non-traditional student population. This presentation will provide information about what military culture looks like, experiences and perceptions that veteran or military students bring with them to the college environment, obstacles they can face in higher education, and ways we can help them achieve their academic goals. All faculty and staff that work with veteran or military students are encouraged to attend.
1/21/2015
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Memorial Student Center, Northwoods Room FOCUS 2020 Performance Indicators Open Forum
This open forum is an opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed performance indicators for FOCUS 2020.
1/21/2015
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Memorial Student Center, Oakwood RoomThe 'Many Hats' Of Advising A Student Organization
Advising a student organization is both rewarding and challenging. Often times we struggle to determine which hat to put on - the mentor, teacher, leader, follower, motivator, etc. Join the Involvement Center staff as we talk through various scenarios of advising a student organization and how you can be an effective advisor.
1/21/2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Millennium Hall, Room 205Learn@UW-Stout Open Lab
For all faculty and teaching staff...The purpose of this open lab is to provide direct, face-to-face support for those in need of Learn@UWStout (D2L) assistance. This may include, but is not limited to, further explanation and help with gradebook set up; building quizzes and exams; and tips and tricks for teaching web-enhanced/online courses. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops. Learn@UW-Stout is the learning management system (LMS) used at UW-Stout. It contains a variety of robust tools ranging from communication to the online submission of course assignments and supports both online and face-to-face formats.
1/21/2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Millennium Hall, Room 201Outlook Effective Email Management
Acquire techniques to streamline the Outlook mailbox workflow. Learn strategies for customizing views, adding filters, utilizing flags, and creating and organizing folders. Explore how to automate tasks as well as make effective use of QuickSteps to process email, and more.
1/21/2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Student Center, Ballroom APrior Learning Assessment (PLA) At UW-Stout: Update, Ideas & Future Plans
Program Director teams and General Education faculty participating in a 2014 Prior Learning Assessment Program will share course ideas and plans regarding next steps for the PLA will be shared.
1/21/2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Memorial Student Center, Cedar/Maple RoomGetting The Word Out: News Releases, Daily Email, Social Media, Photography
Do you occasionally have news that is of interest to the media and campus community? Learn what University Communications is looking for and the steps involved in having a news release written and distributed. UW-Stout Today is the university's daily email service. Learn about the guidelines, how to post, what and what not to post. Learn about UW-Stout’s official social media and find out how to share your message with the university’s growing number of fans. Also, learn about the role of the new university photographer and what types of photos are being sought by communications and marketing.
1/21/2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Memorial Student Center, Oakwood RoomThe First-Year Student Perspective On What It Means To Be Engaged In Learning
The session presenters will discuss findings from a collaborative study that investigated student perspectives to the question 'What does it mean to be engaged in your learning?'. Focused on predominantly first-year college courses, data was collected from 15 courses over two semesters in six disciplinary areas. Findings revealed four overarching themes surrounding freshmen perceptions and experiences of engagement, including: Desire to learn; active involvement; satisfying course expectations; and application to real life.
1/22/2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Millennium Hall, Room 205Improved Online Teaching With Focus On Effective Assessment Workshop
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will: • Determine strategies in online teaching that will improve students’ online course experience and enhance learning. • Select strategies to incorporate in online teaching that will enhance student learning and achieve learning outcomes. • Increase awareness of alignment and possible gaps between course learning outcomes and course activities including assessments. Workshop Resources: • Exchange and collaboration of ideas and strategies between instructors/participants. • Interaction with and guidance from national expert in online teaching and learning. • Workshop binder with select references and support materials. Please Note: Pre-Registration Required. Any cancellations for participation in this session should be made promptly so that others on the wait list may have the opportunity to participate. There may be pre-workshop activities.
1/22/2015
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Memorial Student Center, Ballroom AWomen In Leadership Roles At UW-Stout: A Panel Discussion About Communication, Management And Mentoring Strategies
Three women in leadership roles respond to questions from the audience about the communication, management, and mentoring strategies that they have used to succeed as leaders at UW-Stout. Our panelists include three women who bring different experiences with and perspectives about leadership to the discussion: Kathleen Cochran, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Business Mary Hopkins-Best, Ed.D., Dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Glendalí Rodríguez, AIA, NCARB, Associate Vice Chancellor
1/22/2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Voc Rehab, Room 251Grant Writing Best Practices Part 1
In these 2 two hour sessions (4 total hours) you will learn the essentials of grant development. Samples of successful proposals will be shared. These sessions focus on how to develop a competitive proposal. Participants should plan to attend all four hours of the training, part 1 and 2.
1/22/2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Memorial Student Center, Willow/Walnut RoomApplying The Research Skills Development Framework
Introduction to Research Skills Development experts from around the world. Ask questions and get answers regarding how you can implement the RSD Framework in you classroom. We will be connecting with RSD personnel at the University of the South Pacific in Adelaide, Australia.
1/22/2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Instruction Lab, Room 111Excel 2013: Shortcuts
Increase your Excel productivity with power user tips and tricks in this hands-on training. Learn how to create formulas quickly, split data into columns, apply formatting, build charts, fast-track routine data-entry chores, and more with shortcuts and tips for a quick productivity boost. Learn powerful techniques that will save you hours every week.
1/22/2015
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Memorial Student Center, Willow/Walnut RoomRSD Community Of Practice Update
Follow-up Workshop for CoP participants coordinating with the 'Applying Research Skill Development Framework'
1/23/2015
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Memorial Student Center, Ballroom AAn Examination Of Resource Allocation At UW-Stout
Review and discuss recommendations from the Budget Model Review Committee for an alternative institutional budget model.
1/23/2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Millennium Hall, Room 201Outlook 2013: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks
Discover the robust task management features in Microsoft Outlook. Learn the difference between Outlook tasks and To-Do Lists, and find out how to use Outlook to handle both business and personal schedules, from making appointments, to creating and completing tasks, to color-coding calendars and tasks for at-a-glance review.
1/23/2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Millennium Hall, Room 205There's A New Tool In Town - My Media!
My Media is a new instructional technology tool available for instructors. This workshop will share and show how using video within Learn@UW-Stout can open a whole new set of engaging teaching possibilities.
1/23/2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Voc Rehab, Room 251Grant Writing Best Practices Part 2
In these 2 two hour sessions (4 total hours) you will learn the essentials of grant development. Samples of successful proposals will be shared. These sessions focus on how to develop a competitive proposal. Participants should plan to attend all four hours of the training, part 1 and 2.
1/23/2015
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Memorial Student Center, Northwoods Room Our History—Your Voice, UW-Stout Archives And Area Research Center Resources
Looking for an innovative new class assignment? The UW-Stout Archives hosts class assignments from a full range of academic courses, and we’d love to help you design an assignment that interprets campus and area history using your students’ unique skill sets. Archivist Heather Stecklein will discuss a variety of courses that have used materials from the Stout Archives during the past two years, and she will be on hand to help you develop assignments for upcoming classes. All disciplines welcome!
1/23/2015
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Memorial Student Center, Willow/Walnut RoomSocial Media Basics For UW-Stout Accounts
Social media is a great way to get the word out about your organization, but how do you avoid getting lost in the legal gray areas that come with posting publicly? In this workshop, we'll cover some basic do's and don'ts involving images, link sharing and content curation. If you have specific questions or you'd like a brief analysis of your institutional Facebook page, send a request ahead of time to petersonry@uwstout.edu. There may be time after the presentation for questions and tutorials about specific social media sites you manage, so bring a laptop if you'd like a brief review of your site.

 

 





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