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Workshops & Events

Upcoming Workshops



Workshop Descriptions

Spring 2018 Multicultural Workshops


Cultivating a Culture of Invitational Dialogue in Diverse Mentoring Relationships


Tuesday, February 13th from 10 a.m to 12 pm. (PSY 232)

Friday, February 16th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (PSY 101)


The Structure of Effective Interactions During Mentoring Conversations with Diverse Students


Tuesday, April 17th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (PSY 232)

Friday, April 20th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (PSY 101)


To RSVP please contact Jose Rodriguez . Additional information available at CSULB BUILD.



How Free is Our Speech? Freedom of Expression in Instruction


The panel will address the boundaries of free speech in instruction, including classroom communication and mediated communication with and among students.  The panel is Dr. Kevin Johnson, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of The Center for First Amendment Studies; Dr. Jennifer Asenas, Associate Professor/Director of Graduate Studies in Communication Studies; and Dr. Mark Wiley, AVP of Faculty Affairs.  Dr. Terre Allen, Director of Faculty Development, will serve as moderator. Discussion and Q & A will follow immediately after remarks by the panelists. We hope you will join us.


Event Time and Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Location: Anatol Center


No RSVP is necessary, but if you require an accommodation please notify the Faculty Center for Professional Development:


How to Integrate Effective Science Educational Activities into Your Research Plan


Presenters: Dr. Lisa Martin-Hansen, Professor & Science Education Chair and Dr. Jim Kisiel, Professor, Science Education


Date: Friday, March 2, 2018

TIme: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Room: Hall of Science - HSCI 102


This workshop will assist faculty in rethinking "broader impacts" and strategies for incorporating educational activities into research that supports learning in the university, local schools, and other informal learning settings. This will include widening learning opportunities to include local schools, teachers and the general public. This workshop will include information relevant to faculty interested in pursing STEM grant opportunities.


National Science Foundation Grant Workshop,

Biological Infrastruction


Speaker: Dr. William J. Hoese, Program Officer

April 6, 2018

11 a.m. - 1 p..m.

CSULB Hall of Science, HSCI 103


Workshop will include an overview of programs funded by the Biology Directorate and, more specifically, in the Division of Biological Infrastructure.


To RSVP, contact:


Additional information


CSUPERB Grant Workshop


Presented by CSU Chancellor's Office Dr. Susan Baxter, Executive Director Education & Research in Biotechnology


Topics: Grant Funding, Proposal Design, Proposal Review Process, 1:1 Consultations


April 20, 2018

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

CSULB Hall of Science, HSCI 102


Email Jacqueline Wilvers for consult meeting. Please see flyer for additonal information.



Faculty Learning Community Best Practices for Teaching First Year Students


Session 1: September 15 - December 11, 2017

Session 2: February 5 - May 4, 2018

Session 3: May 28 - July 6, 2018

Please provide your completed registration form to no later than May 4, 2018


Space for Session 3, May 28 - July 6, is limited and we will do our best to accomodate  your preference however, we may not be able to accommodate all applications.




Mini PDP Worshops

Facilitator: Dr. Mark L. Wiley, AVP, Office of Faculty Affairs

                    Dr. Terre Allen, Senior Director, FCPD

Workshop Date/Time
Workshops are the same for each date, time, location

November 1, 2017

12-1:30 pm

Anatol Center, AS-119

November 7, 2017

12-1:30 pm

Anatol Center, AS-119

Lecturer Evaluation Workshops

Facilitator: Dr. Mark L. Wiley, AVP, Office of Faculty Affairs


Workshop Date/Time
Workshops are the same for each date, time, location

November 6

4:00 pm -5:30 pm

LIB - 305

November 7

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

LIB - 305





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