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Faculty Day

 Thursday, May 18, 11:30 a.m. -- 12:50 p.m., come as you can and depart when you must

Bldg 17 Center Court (new engineering building covered patio near Japanese Garden)

Faculty Day is our traditional lunch to celebrate Cal Poly Pomona faculty! All faculty, full-time, part-time, retired, new, and all in between are cordially invited to enjoy lunch, mariachi music, and time with colleagues.  This is an event for pure enjoyment -- no learning outcomes or strings attached! Contact the Faculty Center at x2890 for information.

Faculty Day May 18, 11:30-12:50 buffet lunch, all faculty invited, Bldg 17 Center Court (new engineering bldg covered porch), contact faculty center for more information, x2890

Spark Your Course: Turning Your Content into Engaging Stories

Presented by eLearning

Friday May 19, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

ZOOM Videoconference -- info to be sent

Transform your materials into impactful visual stories that promote learning retention. Join this session to learn more about a powerful, free, and easy-to-use tool, called Adobe Spark Page. Walk out from this session with ideas on presenting your content as polished professional webpages that can be read delightfully from any device.

Register for Spark Your Course

Simple Research, Writing & Citing with Zotero

Presented by Kai A. Smith

Thursday June 1, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

ZOOM Videoconference -- info to be sent

In this workshop faciliated by assistant librarian, Kai A. Smith, you will learn how to manage your own research. You will get an account, learn to navigate the standalone or the browser version, use this citation tool to capture resources in the Library catalog and databases, and how to write and cite in Microsoft Word and Google Docs. Hopefully, you will encourage your students to use this too.

Register for Simple Research, Writing & Citing with Zotero

Dr. Saundra McGuire: Teaching Students How to Learn

Presented by Engaging the Digital Student Summer Institute (EDSI) 2017, eLearning and the Faculty Center

Monday June 12, 8:30 – 12:00 p.m

Ursa Major, Bronco Student Center (BSC), Cal Poly Pomona

As part of Engaging the Digital Student Summer Institute (EDSI) 2017, eLearning and Faculty Center present you our keynote workshop by Dr. Saundra McGuire. Dr. McGuire is the author of Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills and Motivation. Her work helps students succeed in challenging quantitative courses by teaching them simple yet effective learning strategies which are based in cognitive science principles. Dr. McGuire will engage attendees in testing out strategies that significantly improve performance while transforming student attitudes about the meaning of learning.

All members of the campus community are invited to attend the keynote workshop on Monday, June 12, from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, followed by afternoon sessions:

  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Dr. Emiliano Ayala of Sonoma State University will discuss Universal Design for Learning, which supports students with diverse needs and challenges in acquiring and applying effective learning skills.
  • 2:15 PM to 3:30 PM - Cal Poly Pomona faculty will share their successful stories on helping students succeed.

Registration is currently open - sign up to save your seat now.


Register for Dr. Saundra McGuire, June 12