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3/6/19 - Adjunct News

Posted: 3/6/2019 1:25:00 PM

Spring Coffees & Conversations (Town Hall) Summary Now Available
Unable to make either of the Coffee & Conversations sessions with President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster, and the deans of the colleges and schools? Look no further, you may find a summary of the information shared here.

Guidance on Incomplete Grades
With the end of the semester fast-approaching, the Academic Resource Center has published some guidelines to help faculty members determine when to give incomplete grades to students. To learn more, visit here.

William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning to Discuss Classroom Assumptions; Workshop On Assignments and Authority To Follow
Plan to attend the presentation by Paul Hanstedt, director of Pedagogical Innovation and the Teaching Collaborative at Roanoke College, this year’s Kemper speaker, who will discuss, “The Architecture of Possibility and Our Construction of Students” and the role assumptions can play in the classroom. His presentation will take place in Browning Hall on March 29 from Noon to 1:20 p.m. All adjunct faculty and full-time faculty are invited.

In addition, a faculty workshop titled, “"Creating Wicked Students: Designing Assignments that Improve Student Authority" will immediately follow the keynote presentation, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in EAB 102.

For more information about the sessions and registration details, please visit here.

Student Success Portal Spring Midterm Surveys Open March 8
Faculty members who teach on-ground and online courses in the U.S. will be expected to complete surveys for their students during the 10-day window that opens on March 8 and closes on Monday, March 18 at 11 p.m.

Please know students are responding positively to the feedback, and data show that flagging concerns or problems and/or providing positive and constructive feedback helps students achieve success. For more information, please visit here.

Evaluate Your Progress Toward Your Financial Goals
Ever wonder how you are faring on the road to retirement or saving for a child’s education? The online assessment tool offered by Prudential will help you find the answers to these types of questions. In addition to offering you a snapshot of your accomplishments to date, the online survey will also offer digital learning and interactive tools to help you with your quest by using personalized content.

This service is available free of charge to all adjunct faculty, students, faculty and staff, and is entirely optional and confidential. Prudential is making the service available because it provides life- and disability insurance coverage for Webster University. To learn more, visit here.