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Mid Week Mentor

The Office of Academic Innovation and Effectiveness invites you to an EXCITING, and INFORMATIVE series of Faculty Development sessions, called the MIDWEEK MENTOR!!

These useful webinar sessions will offer information on handling some of the issues important to faculty and staff.
The MIDWEEK MENTOR will be held WEDNESDAYS from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Provost’s Conference Room (unless otherwise noted).

During MIDWEEK MENTOR we watch a Magna 20-Minute-Mentor video. The compact format is designed for busy schedules, the programs deliver focused, fact-filled examinations of issues important to faculty and staff.

(If you cannot make it to any meeting, you can find the video and materials for the meeting online on our "On-Demand" page, here.)

Please RSVP for individual sessions by clicking the links in the topic schedule below


How Can I Improve My PowerPoint Skills?

Date: September 10, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Paul Rose (Psychology) and Laura Million (IDLT)

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The Pros and Cons of Online Testing

Date: September 24, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Faculty panel and IDLT

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How Do I Make My Multiple Choice Tests More Effective?

Date: October 8, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Lynn Bartels (Psychology)

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How Can I Use Voice Feedback to Improve Student Learning?

Date: October 22, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Matt Schmitz and Tiffany Smith (IDLT)

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How Can I Include Introverts in Class Discussion?

Date: November 5, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Jill Schreiber (Social Work)

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Linking, Embedding & Streaming: What's Legal? What's Not?

Date: November 19, 2014

Time: 12:00- 1:00

Facilitated By: Laura Million (IDLT) and Sheryl Lauth (ITS)

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For more information, please contact

Dr. Lynn Bartels at

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