All Faculty Forum for Innovation in Research and TeachingFAB: 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 -0700 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 -0700 - Mindfulness: Why is it 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 -0700 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 -0700 Dipping Your Feet in the Technology Pool!<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/oMLbverZry/thumbnails/pastedImage?width=300" alt="Pasted Image" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fil fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="oMLbverZry" data-src="/.api2/binaries/oMLbverZry/thumbnails/pastedImage?width=300" width="362"></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p>Thanks for jumping into the technology pool conversation with me! My name is Alli Schilling and I am excited to facilitate this discussion! </p><p>For some of us, this pool is more like a swamp filled with crocodiles and questionable bacteria. For others, it is a beautiful, crystal blue resort pool with comfy chairs and a cool breeze. For me, I am…</p></div>Alli SchillingSun, 14 Oct 2018 15:53:42 -0700 An Interactive Approach to Understanding the Christian Worldview<div><p>Greetings! My name is Steve Sherman. 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 and will take place over four consecutive weeks, beginning Monday, July 30, 2018. </p><p>Are you…</p></div>Steve ShermanFri, 27 Jul 2018 10:21:42 -0700 622 syllabus<div><p>I hope I am posting this in the right place. I am wondering if anyone has a current or recent syllabus from the PSY 622 online course (Psychopathology of Crime). It's the one Forensic Psychology course I have not taught, and I would like to get an idea of what it entails before accepting it. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you.</p></div>Danielle AtkinsonTue, 15 May 2018 13:16:01 -0700 Best Practices for Managing Large Class Sizes<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/N062yZR8kM/thumbnails/;height=203" style="width: 403px; height: 202.843px;" alt="" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="N062yZR8kM" data-src="/.api2/binaries/N062yZR8kM/thumbnails/;height=203"></p><p>As a growing university, many new GCU faculty will join seasoned instructors this Fall! Some bring knowledge and experience acquired through years in education, while others continue to develop and refine their own pedagogical beliefs for successful teaching and learning. Classroom management ranks high among factors that impact student learning,…</p></div>Kathryn KitzmillerFri, 04 May 2018 19:36:51 -0700 Speakers Series<div><p>Faculty,</p><p>I am a new Adjunct Instructor in the Business collage teaching sports marketing.  I also teach sports finance and strength and conditioning for Upper Iowa University.  In the past I have successfully introduced online speakers to give students real world advice and do a Q &amp; A at the end.  Last week I held one for my class this…</p></div>Michael BaptisteMon, 16 Apr 2018 06:04:30 -0700 Spring break for cohort classes, I assume<div><p>Can someone verify for me?  I teach a cohort class that is scheduled for its last face-to-face class meeting on March 19.   However, the traditional campus is going on Spring Break.  I plan to meet with my class on Monday.  </p><p>The campus calendar lists spring break beginning March 19, with no qualifiers (e.g. "except for non-traditional programs")  I…</p></div>Steve BroeTue, 13 Mar 2018 15:15:17 -0700