April 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

Dear SPS Faculty, April is a transition month for us this year. Usually, May is the transition month from spring semester to summer session. However, almost nothing in the past year has a precedent and so once again we are transitioning. It does not feel as abrupt as the sudden change we needed to make one year ago March, yet spring semester seems to be … Continue reading April 2021: From Beth Fisher-Yoshida

April 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Accessibility and Inclusion Working Group The Accessibility and Inclusion Working Group is offering a Spring-Summer workshop series focused on topics related to digital accessibility. The five workshops will run from April 28 to June 23 based on the following schedule (see Calendly for detailed descriptions): • April 28, 1-2 pm: How to Support Students with Disabilities• May 12, 1-2 pm: Intro to Digital Accessibility• May 26, 1-2 pm: … Continue reading April 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

April 2021: OCI – Faculty Development

Updates for Faculty Development include: We hosted an “April Fool’s” themed faculty forum which focused on dispelling beliefs about popular instructional practices that have not been supported by research. We also held a forum for HyFlex faculty that centered on understanding the professional development needs of our faculty. We facilitated a faculty panel discussion for all SPS faculty on leveraging professional experience in the production … Continue reading April 2021: OCI – Faculty Development

April 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Engagement

In collaboration with the SPS Communications team, monthly meetings are underway with all programs to support and strengthen Faculty Communications across the five focal areas: Event Participation( Panels, Webinars, etc.), Teaching Highlights (experiential learning, hyflex and on-campus), Industry Insights, Service to Columbia SPS and beyond, snd Scholarship (peer-reviewed articles, and other publishing-related news). Continue reading April 2021: Faculty Affairs – Faculty Engagement