Institute Workshop Series, Fall 2007

All workshops held from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in 112 Eberhardt Hall

Date Subject Summary Facilitator(s) and Format
Wed, Sep 26 Academic Integrity Discussion of academic integrity with an expert in this field (Prof. Don McCabe, Management & Global Business, Rutgers-Newark) D. McCabe, D. Knox, J. Gentul, and L. Thomas
Tue, Oct 9 Millennial Generation Playing with iPods and surfing the web are second nature to so-called Millennials.  They have short attention spans and multitask constantly.  They see themselves as consumers who "want to learn only what they have to learn" in "a style that is best for them" -- and that usually does not mean listening to a professor lecture. How do we teach to this generation? R. Sweeney and student panel
Wed, Oct 17 Adjunct Workshop and Reception Assessments and the relation to Student Learning – How do we know that are students are learning, and what are the alternative ways to assess student performance.  A faculty panel will describe how they are using alternative means for student performance. H. Kimmel and L. Burr-Alexander
Mon, Nov 19 Day in a Life of a Professor / Careers in Academe What are the expectations for new faculty members in a university setting and what are the expectations of the university for these new faculty members?  A panel of junior and senior faculty will discuss issues relating to people starting our in academia. R. Kane and panel
Wed, Nov 28 Industry Collaboration The Career Development Services Recruitment Partner Program Roundtable:  Enhancing Industry and Faculty Collaboration:  This year’s meeting will feature six simultaneous roundtable discussions, each focusing on a different topic for enhancing faculty and industry collaboration.  The roundtables will be a mix of recruitment partner representatives and NJIT faculty. G. Mass
Mon, Dec 3 Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Research Diana Rhoten, Director of the Knowledge Institutions and Innovation Program at the Social Science Research Council, will discuss her research on the social and technical conditions of interdisciplinary research and the practices and processes of integrative graduate education and training T. Hunt, N. Steffen-Fluhr
Tue, Dec 11 Aesop's Fables for NJIT Researchers Lessons in effective grantsmanship, grant management, and technology commercialization derived from NJIT case histories.  All names have been changed to protect the innocent! Offices of R&D, Sponsored Research Administration, Technology Development and Grant & Contract Accounting