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This Halloween, treat yourself to a NEW SKILL!!

Contributed by: Jenn Eber
Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 4:30 PM
Lynda.com Lunch-N-Learn! Open to faculty, staff, and students.

Bring your lunch to BL 215
Wednesday, October 24th
12pm-12:45pm

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Canvas Tool Series Workshops: Mon. Oct. 22 - Tues. Oct. 30

Contributed by: Ashley Green
Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018 7:00 AM
For just 30 minutes of your time you can save yourself hours of headaches! Strategic Learning is offering a variety of brief workshops on various Canvas Tools. Learn more.

Engaging Community Series: Engaging with Muncie Community Schools

Contributed by: Lisa Garner
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 1:30 PM
Our new, ambitious partnership with Muncie Community Schools is opening up broader opportunities for Ball State faculty, staff, and students to connect with our public school system. Learn more.

Diversity This Week, October 15-21, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 8:30 AM

Diversity this Week

A message from the Associate Vice President for Diversity.
Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

Make sure your voice is heard. Be sure to respond to the strategic plan draft online or at a public forum. https://www.bsu.edu/about/strategic-plan

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

“Pathways to Success: Telling our Stories to Empower Others”
Monday, October 15, 10:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Center, Assembly Hall
The Fall 2018 IABHE Lunch & Learn serves as a space for Black administrators, faculty, staff, and students to professionally network, share stories and provide support.

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 PM, Pruis Hall

Join Sharon Ammen with Ball State student performers for a multi-media event that will explore the life and work of one of vaudeville's most popular stars, May Irwin. Dr. Ammen will explore this era of ragtime and minstrelsy and will introduce audience members to Belle Davis, an African-American contemporary of May, who mimicked her singing style.

October 18, 6:00 PM, Student Center Room 303
Lives Worth Living, the Great Fight for Disability Rights
Film and discussion, Free and open to the public. Watch a preview here.

October 24, 4 PM Student Center Music Lounge
Better Together-Common Ground
Ball State's strength comes from hundreds of individuals working together toward a common goal. Join us for a cup of coffee and a thoughtful conversation with colleagues from all units on campus. Meet someone new, share your story, and learn more about the amazing people who make up our community.

Expand your horizons…

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Look for ways you can make a difference locally. Read more here.

Resource…
Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story. Learn more by watching this video of Robin DiAngelo

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence is not passive. It is by definition, action taken to benefit others. To “Live Beneficence” is a call to action. Join us.

Beneficence challenge: Use Your Strengths and increase your happiness meter. Try this strategy here.

Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to OID@bsu.edu Please include your name, the person's name and the way in which they embodied the Beneficence Pledge.

…& looking back. 1995
October 16, 1995, over 900,000 African Americans, mostly men, held a rally in Washington, DC. The Million Man March was among the largest gathering of its kind in American history. Learn more here.

Ball State University African American Alumni Oral History led by Michael Doyle, Associate Professor and Director, Public History Program and the Oral History Workshop. Listen to the Oral History of Brian Settles, Ball State University, class of 1966, Brian earned his BA in Aero-Space studies and Spanish.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

Cailín Murray
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Consider using this tool. “4 Tips for Culturally Responsive Programming”, learn more here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
NCFDD Newsletter. Use this newsletter to give you a snapshot of the offerings each month at the NCFDD website. Use this link to learn more.https://www.facultydiversity.org/octobernews18

Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email OID@bsu.edu
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
Twitter @BallStateOID

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Canvas Drop-in Hours

Contributed by: Ashley Green
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 7:00 AM
Strategic Learning is inviting faculty to come in for Canvas Drop-in Hours throughout the semester. Drop-in hours are for help building and administering your Canvas course . . . and answering your questions! No appointment necessary. Our Canvas experts are available Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 11 AM and 1 PM to 3 PM in Ball Communications (BC) 220.


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Immersive Learning Workshop Series

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Friday, 05 October 2018 10:00 AM

The Office of Immersive Learning is offering a workshop series for those interested in developing immersive learning class projects with an external partner. These seminars are designed for faculty members, but staff are welcome to participate as well. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!



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Registration Open: Take Flight! - an online program for enhancing learner experiences

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018 2:00 PM
Take Flight! is a new 5-week online program created to help you “pilot” your course on a successful flight of learning through the development of advanced-level pedagogy, instructional strategies, and techniques in all learning environments—face-to-face, blended, or online.
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Legal Research Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018 7:30 AM
Legal Research Using Nexis Uni

Legal research can be tough, but Nexis Uni makes it easier. A LexisNexis product, Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources and has an intuitive interface offering quick discovery across all content types. Whether you're tracking legislation, looking for statutes on a topic, or interested in case law, this workshop offered by Ball State University Libraries will make you more confident in researching the law.
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Registration Open: Teaching and Technology (TnT) Collaborations - Gamification in Higher Education

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 10:30 AM
This new workshop series incorporates the “why” of using an instructional approach with the “how” technology supports the approach. The series of workshop sessions build upon one another so it is best to attend all sessions.

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Registration Open: Teaching and Technology (TnT) Collaborations - Writing Across the Curriculum

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 10:00 AM
This new workshop series incorporates the “why” of using an instructional approach with the “how” technology supports the approach. The series of workshop sessions build upon one another so it is best to attend all sessions.


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Workshops for Future Teachers (from the University Libraries)

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 21 September 2018 8:00 AM
Ball State University Libraries' Educational Technology & Resources Collection is offering several great workshops for future teachers! Check out our offerings and register online for the sessions that suit your schedule. Learn more.

"I Only Found One Source": A Library Workshop

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 20 September 2018 8:00 AM
"I Only Found One Source": Uncovering More with Subject Terms and Citation Chains

As you start your research, finding that one great article can be a critical jump start. A single source can be the path that leads to many more. Join Ball State University Libraries at this workshop to learn how to use citation chaining and information describing an article to find other relevant sources. Feel free to bring an article to work with!
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Identifying Sources for Funding and Research: Faculty Edition

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 7:30 AM
Identifying Sources for Funding and Research: Faculty Edition

Ball State University Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to help you find funding sources for your research and creative work. Augusta Isley, Proposal Manager, will give a tutorial on COS Pivot, the largest funding opportunity and researcher expertise database, review internal grant opportunities for faculty, as well as other resources SPA has to offer. Brenda Yates Habich, Information Services Librarian, will share strategies for using Web of Science, a powerful database helpful in crafting necessary research in preparing literature reviews for grant proposals. Instruction will be provided, followed by time for Q&A and resource exploration.
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Immersive Learning Workshops

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Thursday, 06 September 2018 4:45 PM

The Office of Immersive Learning is offering a workshop series for those interested in developing immersive learning class projects with an external partner. These seminars are designed for faculty members, but staff are welcome to participate as well. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Learn more.

EndNote and Mendeley (Citation Management) Workshops

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 04 September 2018 7:30 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries for EndNote and Mendeley workshops to learn how to use software to manage your citations. Learn more.

Library Workshops about Technology Tools

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 24 August 2018 4:00 PM
Ball State University Libraries' Educational Technology & Resources Collection is offering a variety of workshops about technology tools. Choose the sessions that work for your interests and schedule, and register online! Learn more.

New Feature on L&D Page - Listing of All Sessions Upcoming in the Minicourse Registration System

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Friday, 09 February 2018 8:00 AM

As part of our strategic initiative to increase efficiencies and respond to customer needs, Human Resources is pleased to announce a new way to view the many learning opportunities occurring on campus. Until now there hasn’t been an easy, centralized way for employees to see a list of all the sessions or events from the Minicourse Registration System (MRS). Starting this week, this feature will be added to the Learning & Development webpage. Look for the link titled “View Upcoming Learning Sessions” when clicked will display a one-stop-shop list of upcoming sessions in the MRS.

The listing will include learning sessions hosted by the departments using MRS, including: Applied Anthropology Laboratory; Excellence in Leadership; Facilities Training; Facilities Training; iLearn; Information Security Services; Information Technology Services; Instructional Services - University Libraries; Marketing and Communications; Office of Community Engagement; Office of Educational Excellence; Office of University Controller; Purchasing Services; Registration Office; Services Excellence Working Group - Univ Libraries; Sponsored Projects Administration; Tech Center - Unified Technology Support; Unified Technology Support; University Human Resource Services; and the Working Well Program.

As always, if you have any questions and/or suggestions regarding HR/L&D processes and procedures, please do not hesitate to contact us. Together with our employees, we are strengthening our customer service efforts and making significant progress in our ongoing commitment to best practices.
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How to download a list of Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended - For Performance Evaluations

Contributed by: Jerry Winans
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 11:00 AM
During this time of annual performance evaluations, you may want to share with your supervisor a list of Learning and Development (L&D) sessions you've attended in the last year. Here's how to view a list of your L&D sessions:
• Under the title, "Search for a Session", either:
• Click "Registration History" to view a list of all L&D sessions attended; OR,
• Click "Comprehensive Training Registry" then click either the "Comprehensive" button to view a complete list of all L&D sessions attended, or click the "Date Range" button and enter a range of dates to view only those sessions attended. Note: If you click Yes next to "Include Course Description" this will add the course description for each session. Then, click the "Create Registry" button to view your list.
• To Print: Right-click your mouse to open a menu box and select Print.

An illustration can be found on the L&D homepage: PDF instructions on how to view your Session History.

Please contact Jerry Winans in the L&D office at 5-1819 if you need assistance.
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