Faculty Programming

Visiting Artist Program as a Curricular Tool 

2/6/20 at 12 pm | Sharp 817

There's always so much happening on campus but how do you include it in your course curriculum? Learn more about the diverse roster of guests being brought through the Visiting Artists Program. You will also get an overview of the accompanying educational resources that you can use in the classroom. This luncheon will include a discussion with Andrea Pierro, Director of the Visiting Artists Program. 

Korean & Chinese Student Culture 

2/12/20 at 12 pm | Sharp 817

This workshop covers the education system and major historical socio-political events that have shaped the experiences of International students from Korea and China. This space will be lead by Cheeyon Cha, Director of Student Affairs for Chinese and Korean Student advising and as a group we will delve into discussing how to effectively engage Korean and Chinese International students in the classroom/studio.


Workshop: Conflict Mediation 

2/24 at 4:15 pm | Sharp 310

Dr. Jacqueline Anderson, BSW Director and Assoc. Professor for the Social Work

Program at NEIU and Adjunct Professor at Loyola University of Chicago

This training will help attendees identify their Conflict Management Styles as well as learn how to recognize and appreciate the styles of others. Attendees will learn techniques to defuse potentially challenging situations, assess for danger and create safe environments for students.


Faculty Enrichment Lunch: Available Access & Inclusion Tools 

3/11/20 at 12 pm | Sharp 817 

We will review accessibility features and tools in Canvas to make your course materials available in a variety of formats. We'll also walk through best practices for making your PDF course materials accessible for students using screen readers. We’ll cover how to use Adobe Acrobat to create OCR text and guidelines for making good scans.

Becoming an Ally to Undocumented Students- Luvia Moreno, Undocumented Student Resources, NEIU  

4/15 at 4:15 pm | Sharp 326

Participants will leave this training with increased awareness of the issues and concerns of undocumented students, gain knowledge of institutional policies and practices that can impact undocumented students, and learn how to cultivate an open and supportive campus environment for undocumented students and their families. 


Faculty Enrichment Lunch: Facilitating Critiques 

4/16/20 at 12 pm | Columbus 319

How does one facilitate an “equitable” critique? Join us for a discussion on how issues of identity and experience impact the Critique Space. Together, we will skillshare how to navigate a "Room of Silence"(an inability or fear to speak about identity within a work) and/or other concerns that have arisen within the Critique Space


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