Lebanese American University

Center for Innovative Learning

Previous Events and Workshops

2018

Fighting plagiarism with Turnitin software

BeirutMay 14, 2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Beirut, CTL, RNL 708
Presenter: TBA

ByblosMay 7, 2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, TBA
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

This workshop introduces faculty to the Turnitin software and provides them with the ability and the knowledge of how to make use of this software to fight plagiarism. It covers the following topics:  An overview of Turnitin, the importance of Turnitin, creating a faculty account on Turnitin, creating a classroom account on Turnitin, and using Turnitin to interpret reports.

Using Clickers in the classroom

ByblosApr 16, 2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, TBA
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

This workshop introduces faculty to the use of clickers in the classroom. It covers the following topics: possible uses of Clickers, motivational and learning-based strategies while using Clickers, advantages of using Clickers, types of Clickers’ questions, writing Clickers’ questions, and features of the i-Clicker software.
 

 

Information Security

ByblosFeb 19, 2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, TBA
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini and Dr. Armond Manassian

BeirutFeb 12, 2018 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Beirut, CTL, TBA
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini and Dr. Armond Manassian

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

The workshop introduces faculty to the latest research and techniques related to information security including computer system security, network security, and web security. It covers the following topics: Applied cryptography, computer system security, network security, anomaly detection, software security, digital forensics, web security and authentication technology. 

SPSS

BeirutJan 12, 2018 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Location: Beirut, Computer Center
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Graduate Studies and Research Orientation

About:

This workshop provides participants with an overview of SPSS.  It covers the following topics: definition of SPSS, the use of SPSS for quantitative data analysis, and the interpretation of outcomes.

Spring Schools Faculty Meetings

BeirutJan 1–31, 2018 8:00 AM–8:00 PM

Location: Individual School
Presenter: Provost, School Deans, Faculty

ByblosJan 1–31, 2018 8:00 AM–8:00 PM

Location: Individual School
Presenter: Provost, School Deans, Faculty

Audience: School-specific faculty

Area of focus: Faculty Development

2017

Mentoring Graduate Assistants

BeirutDec 19, 2017 4:30 AM–6:30 AM

Location: Beirut, CTL, RNL 708
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Teaching Effectiveness

About:

This workshop introduces participants to their role in mentoring graduate assistants. It covers the following topics: the role of a mentor, general guidelines for mentors, and the development of professional relationships with the graduate assistants. 

nVivo

ByblosDec 18, 2017 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Location: TBA
Presenter: TBA

BeirutDec 18, 2017 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Location: TBA
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Graduate Studies and Research Orientation

About:

This workshop provides participants with an overview of nVivo.  It covers the following topics: definition of nVivo, the use of nVivo for qualitative data analysis, and the interpretation of outcomes.

Syllabus Preparation (do’s and don’ts)

BeirutDec 4, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Beirut, CTL, RNL 708
Presenter: TBA

ByblosDec 4, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, TBA
Presenter: TBA

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Course/syllabus design

About:

This workshop helps faculty develop their course syllabus and provides them with essential criteria needed to revise their syllabi. It covers the following topics:  exploration of syllabi samples from the different schools, principles of good syllabi construction, and the development of a syllabus. 

Using Lecture Capture

BeirutOct 16, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Beirut, RNL EIC, 8th Floor
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini

ByblosOct 13, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, Science 403
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

This workshop introduces faculty to the use of lecture capture, helps them to create recordings of classroom lectures or presentations for the purpose of sharing them with students. It covers the following topics: the definition of lecture capture, the effective implementation of the software to improve the teaching learning process. 

All University Faculty Meeting

ByblosOct 7, 2017 8:30 AM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, Selina Korban
Presenter: President, Provost, VPs, Deans, Faculty Senate Chair, CTL representative

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Faculty Development

Creating a grade book to turn number grades into letter grades

BeirutSep 25, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Beirut, RNL EIC, 8th Floor
Presenter: Dr. Mona Majdalani

ByblosSep 18, 2017 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Byblos, Frem Computer Lab
Presenter: Dr. Mona Majdalani

ByblosMar 22, 2017 5:00 PM–8:00 PM

Location: Byblos Campus, Frem Center, Computer Lab
Presenter: Dr. Mona Majdalani

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

This workshop introduces faculty to the use of Excel spreadsheets to manage grades. It covers the following topics: the grade book basics, the use of excel functions, and the proper formatting of the data. 

New Faculty Orientation

BeirutAug 25, 2017 8:00 AM–4:30 PM

Location: Beirut, Irwin Auditorium, Irwin B, Cafeteria
Presenter: President, Provost, VPs, Deans, Faculty Senate Chair, CTL representative

Audience: New faculty

Area of focus: Faculty Orientation

About:

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) invite you to the New Faculty Orientation to introduce all new faculty to the Lebanese American University. 

 

2016

Using Lecture Capture

ByblosNov 28, 2016 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury Health Sciences Center, CHSC 5100 Classroom (Level 5)
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

BeirutNov 7, 2016 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Location: Riyad Nassar Library - EIC - 8th floor
Presenter: Dr. Abbas Tarhini, Assistant Professor of Information Technology

Audience: All University faculty

Area of focus: Technology Integration

About:

This workshop introduces faculty to the use of lecture capture, helps them to create recordings of classroom lectures or presentations for the purpose of sharing them with students. It covers the following topics: the definition of lecture capture, the effective implementation of the software to improve the teaching learning process. 


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