Faculty Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Previous Workshops

2020

- October

Faculty Professional Development Webinar:  Advanced Moodle Tools: Creating Interactive Content in Moodle with H5P
Facilitators: Maro Aghazarian, Parandzem Sargsyan, Yevgenya Paturyan
Presentation: Advanced Moodle Tools: Creating Interactive Content in Moodle with H5P

- September

Faculty Brown Bag Discussion: Talking With Students About The Current Situation 
Facilitators: Yevgeny Paturyan, Associate Professor; and Steven Donatelle, Adjunct Lecturer

Faculty Brown Bag Discussion: Strategies that work (and maybe add some that didn’t) in online teaching and asynchronous learning. Engaging students.
Facilitator: Vahram Elagoz, Adjunct Lecturer Acopian Center for the Environment

Faculty Brown Bag Discussion: Classroom Activities and Assignments with Hypothesis
Facilitator: Elitza Kotzeva

Workshop: Creating and Using Quizzes in Moodle
Facilitator: Yevgenya Paturyan

- August

Faculty Retreat 2020-2021 sessions (online)

Presentation: Tips for teaching online from faculty who taught this summer
Presentation: Updates from HR

New Faculty Orientation 2020-2021 (online)
Presentation: Agenda
Presentation: AUA Students An Overview
Presentation: Policies What New Faculty Should Know
Presentation: Teaching and Learning
Presentation: AUA Office of Student Affairs
Presentation: Human Resources
Presentation: Office of Student Affairs: Services and Disability Services

Workshop: Considerations in Online Teaching: Synchronous vs Asynchronous (will be held in Armenian)/ Առցանց դասընթաց` Նկատառումներ առցանց դասավանդման վերաբերյալ՝ համաժամանակյա և տարաժամանակյա ուսուցում (լեզուն՝ հայերեն)
Facilitator: Roza Selimyan
Presentation: Նկատառումներ առցանց դասավանդման վերաբերյալ Համաժամանակյա և ապաժամանակյա ուսուցում/ Considerations in Online Teaching Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning in Armenian

-July

Tools for online teaching and learning

Workshopping your course: preparing for online teaching (CHSS, SPH, and Gen Ed Faculty)
Facilitator: Roza Selimyan

Faculty brown bag discussion:  Sharing online teaching strategies
Presenters: AUA Faculty Members Brent Anders, Hasmik Khalapyan, Vahe Odabashian

- June

Considerations in Online Teaching: Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning (CBE, CSE Faculty)
Facilitator: Roza Selimyan

- April

Faculty Workshop: Teaching with Technology
Facilitator: AGBU Library staff

- March

Faculty Workshop: Intro to Hypothesis--Annotation Tool in Moodle
Facilitator: Elitza Kotzeva

Faculty Workshop: Using the Bells and Whistles in Zoom
Facilitator: Satenik Mnatsakanyan

- February

Faculty Brown Bag: Making Group Work 'Work'
Handout: Group Work
Handout: Group Work Strategies to Ensure Students Pull Their Weight Faculty Focus
Handout: Group Work: How to Create & Manage Groups Center for Teaching Innovation
Handout: Challenges of Group Work

Faculty Workshop. Providing Positive and Constructive Feedback to Student Writing.
Presenter: Elitza Kotzeva
Presentation: Feedback to Student Writing
Handout: A Brief Guide of Responding to Student Writing
Handout: AFOSP Assessment Criteria
Handout: Deep Reading
Handout: Listening theories
Handout: Rhetorical Listening
Handout: Teach Writing as a Process Not Product
Handout: Tutoring ESL Students

- January

Faculty Workshop. Student EngagementClassroom Management
Presenter: Alen Amirkhanian


New Faculty Orientation

Presentation: Agenda
Presentation: AUA Students
Presentation: Office of Student Affairs
Presentation: Office of Student Affairs: Counseling Services and Disability Support Services
Presentation: Human Resources
Presentation: Moving Forward
Handout: Faculty Senate Bylaws, Faculty Senate Committees
Handout: Few Tips from Registrar

2019
  • October
    Faculty Brown Bag Discussion.  Principles of Effective College Teaching
    Presenters: Satenik Mnatsakanyan, Norayr Ben Ohanian, and Karena Avedisian
  • August
    Faculty Retreat (All-day event, off campus)
    New Faculty Orientation (One and a half-day event, on campus)
  • May
    Faculty Brown Bag Discussion. E-Resources
    Facilitated by Sargis Zeytunyan and Hasmik Galstyan
  • April
    Faculty Brown Bag Discussion. Faculty Research: Nanotechnology: Science of making small stuff do big things.
    Facilitated by Amalya Kostanyan
  • March
    Faculty Workshop. Project-Based Learning.
    Handouts are available to members of the AUA community upon request.
  • February

    Faculty Workshop. Classroom Assessment Techniques.
    Facilitated by Rubina Gasparyan.
    Presentation
    Handouts
2018
2017
  • May 2017: Project Based Learning
    Presentation
    Worksheet
  • May 2017: Faculty Brown Bag Discussion:  A recap of Integrating Information Literacy into Your Disciplinary Course, from the recent AMICAL Workshop
  • February 2017:  Faculty Brown Bag Discussion. Engaging and Active Learning and Assessment Strategies (including an introduction to www.polleverywhere.com)
2016
2014
2013
  • 2013 May: Ugrad Program Chairs: Student Learning Assessment Plans: A review of direct and indirect evidence
  • 2013 April: Using Technology in the Classroom to Enhance Collaborative Learning Agenda Handout: Resources 
  • 2013 March: Undergraduate Course and Syllabus Development Presentation Handouts 
  • 2013 February: Introduction to eTexts Agenda Presentation Handout
2012
  • 2012 December: Undergraduate Assessment for Deans and Program Chairs
2011