All Faculty Forumhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forumCenter for Innovation in Research and TeachingQuestion for HCA-515-O500 coursehttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/question_for_hca_515_o500_course<div><p>Hello, I have a question for anyone that teaches a section of the HCA 515 online course. I am relatively new to the course and wonder how others that are currently teaching it notify students regarding the need for their draft final paper for peer review? It is not in the assignments, so I have tried announcements, emails and reminders in the…</p></div>Lorri GrahamSat, 08 Jun 2019 07:06:29 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/question_for_hca_515_o500_courseFAB: Humor in the Classroomhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_humor_in_the_classroom<div><p>Greetings!</p><p>My name is Amanda Laster-Loftus and I will be facilitating the discussion in this thread, which is being sponsored by the Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). This discussion is presented as a part of the Faculty Training &amp; Development Faculty Culture Initiative. We will be exploring (ideally with a bit of humor ourselves) why we want to…</p></div>Amanda Laster-LoftusMon, 06 May 2019 09:46:42 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_humor_in_the_classroomFAB: Exploring Professional Development Opportunitieshttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_exploring_professional_development_opportunities<div><p style='margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:8.0pt;margin-left:0in;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><u><strong>Week one objective: Identify purposes of and for Professional Development</strong></u></p> <p style='margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:8.0pt;margin-left:0in;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'><strong>Introductory Remarks</strong></p> <p style='margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:8.0pt;margin-left:0in;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'>Each of us likely has an idea of what Professional Development means or involves and I’m hoping we see some similarities and differences of opinion and experience throughout this discussion during the month of April.</p> <p style='margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:8.0pt;margin-left:0in;font-size:15px;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;'>Professional Development appears…</p></div>Brenda ThomasSun, 31 Mar 2019 15:12:06 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_exploring_professional_development_opportunitiesLooking for faculty in education to serve as expert panel memberhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/looking_for_faculty_in_education_to_serve_as_expert_panel_member<div><p>Hi all,</p><p>I have a learner working on a doctoral degree. She'll be interviewing teachers on inclusive classrooms. I am looking for faculty with an educational background--preferably qualitative--to read her interview protocol and make comments. Please contact me if you could do this. colleen.cherry@my.gcu.edu.</p><p>Thank you!</p><p>Colleen </p></div>Colleen CherryTue, 19 Mar 2019 02:50:23 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/looking_for_faculty_in_education_to_serve_as_expert_panel_memberFAB: Encouraging Compassion in the Classroom While Promoting Persistence and Accountabilityhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_encouraging_compassion_in_the_classroom_while_promoting_persistence_and_accountability<div tabindex="-1"><div data-reactid="1" data-reactroot=""> <div data-reactid="13"> <div data-reactid="14"> <div data-reactid="15"> <div data-reactid="17"> <div data-reactid="18"> <div data-reactid="19"> <div tabindex="0"><img alt="See the source image" src="http://www.lovethispic.com/uploaded_images/121075-Pretty-Butterfly-And-Pink-Flowers.gif?1" class="fr-fil fr-dib"></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><br></p><p>Compassion...how can we display compassion in our classrooms while holding our students accountable? How can we display compassion while keeping our students engaged and persistent? For this discussion, we will discuss how we display compassion in our classrooms, while encouraging persistence and accountability. We…</p></div>Kendra StewartThu, 07 Mar 2019 03:43:14 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_encouraging_compassion_in_the_classroom_while_promoting_persistence_and_accountabilityFAB: Transitioning to Higher Educationhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_transitioning_to_higher_education<div><p>Greetings!</p><p>My name is Amanda Laster-Loftus and I will be facilitating the discussion in this thread which is being sponsored by the Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). This discussion is presented as a part of the Faculty Training &amp; Development Faculty Culture Initiative.</p><p>One of my favorite parts about serving the students here at GCU is the great…</p></div>Amanda Laster-LoftusMon, 04 Feb 2019 07:10:00 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_transitioning_to_higher_educationFAB: Self-Efficacy: Who do you see in your mirror?https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_self_efficacy_who_do_you_see_in_your_mirror<div><p>How we view ourselves in our own mirror can determine the steps we pursue moving forward. For this discussion forum, we will discuss the concept of self-efficacy and how our personal and professional growth are influenced. Self-efficacy is defined as an individual's belief in his or her innate ability to achieve goals. Our individual belief…</p></div>Kendra StewartMon, 31 Dec 2018 19:42:29 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_self_efficacy_who_do_you_see_in_your_mirrorPublishing in Top Tier Journalshttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/publishing_in_top_tier_journals<div><p>Thanks to a FAB grant, I was able to attend the Academy of Management’s annual conference in Chicago a few months ago. The AOM is arguably the premier management organization, with some of the best minds in the world offering PDWs and various types of presentations. I had one especially inspiring PDW about publishing research on managerial…</p></div>Steven CofrancescoFri, 07 Dec 2018 10:03:58 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/publishing_in_top_tier_journalsFAB - Mindfulness: Why is it so Powerful and How Can it Benefit my Work?https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_mindfulness_what_in_the_world_is_it_why_is_to_so_powerful_and_how_can_it_benefit_my_work<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/6aaH3vTyys/thumbnails/IMG_1098.JPG?width=500" style="height: 320.25px; width: 500px;" alt="IMG_1098.JPG" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="6aaH3vTyys" data-src="/.api2/binaries/6aaH3vTyys/thumbnails/IMG_1098.JPG?width=500"></p><p><br></p><p>Hi, I'm Patty Johnson, a psychologist and online instructor with GCU. I will be facilitating the discussion in this thread which is being sponsored by the Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). This discussion is presented as a part of the Faculty Training &amp; Development Faculty Culture Initiative.</p><p>So, You know how we always hear that we’re only using a…</p></div>Patty JohnsonMon, 03 Dec 2018 10:07:08 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/fab_mindfulness_what_in_the_world_is_it_why_is_to_so_powerful_and_how_can_it_benefit_my_workNeed for Technology in the Classroomhttps://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/need_for_technology_in_the_classroom<div><p>Hello,</p><p>The word technology and using it in the classroom stressed me out a lot at first too.  The first time I was introduced to a computer was my first year in college so I was not born with devices and computers. Now that we have students in the I-generation that were born and raised with technology I knew I needed to bring it into my classroom…</p></div>Jennifer O'ConnorFri, 26 Oct 2018 03:41:07 -0700https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching/share/all_faculty_forum/need_for_technology_in_the_classroom