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Workshops

P.R.O.F. Center provides Professional Development opportunities for TAMIU faculty. Many of these, in collaboration with other University areas and partnerships, are free to faculty, but registration is required.

How & Where to Publish (Friday, November 13, 2020 at noon)

Drs. Tobin and Kilburn will discuss how faculty should select an academic journal to maximize their chances of promotion and tenure. they will review how the Scimago Journal Ranking web site can be a powerful tool in deciding how to disseminate your research. Dr. Tobin will also share his insights into what promotion and tenure committees' value as significant scholarship. While this workshop targets junior faculty, all students and faculty are welcome.

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why do we need it, and how do I do it? (Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2 p.m.)

 Dr. David Allen will focus on two types of assessment: classroom assessment and program assessment. Topics of discussion include: the psychology of student assessment, the components of a test item, what to include (and often more importantly, what no to include) in test items, distractor development, creating parallel options, difficulty versus cognitive complexity, and a host of other practices and concerns associated with the valid assessment of student learning. Program assessment discussion will include: an overview of the assessment cycle, Program Learning Objective (PLO) development, course mapping, PLO assessment, and using assessment results. 

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Mapping a Holistic Plan for Grantseeking

Transitioning fromSingle Investigator to Multi-Investigator, Multi-Institutional Proposals