This year, program activities are categorized into three themes:
- Community: PTK faculty build communities within and outside of the campus.
- Growth: PTK faculty are the catalyst for growth of UMD in research, education and service.
- Wellness: PTK faculty are crucial for wellness of students, faculty and staff.
There will be 3 concurrent virtual sessions beginning at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, and 2:30 PM on Thursday, March 2, 2023. Additional sessions will be held in person at Adele H. Stamp Student Union on Friday, March 3, 2023. Click here to see the breakout sessions organized by date and time.
Breakout Session List
In this session, the presenters will share how to employ an anti-racist pedagogical approach to teaching and learning.
Presenters will share how to take this pedagogical approach and apply it directly to course design. The information shared in this session will be based partially on a forthcoming book chapter on employing liberatory pedagogical techniques in leadership, teaching, and learning.
This session will briefly overview some of the science and physiology research behind stress and stress resilience. Options for incorporating stress resilience practices in your daily life will be covered - including experientially.
So, your proposal was awarded. After the initial excitement of an award notification, your next thought might be, “What comes next?”
This workshop will delve into some of the dos and don’ts of post award management including best practices and common pitfalls.
Whether your grant proposal was funded or you are thinking of submitting a proposal in the future, attendees will become more knowledgeable of post award activities including budget monitoring, reporting, record retention, and closeout.
In this presentation, presenters will share best practices on effective pedagogical techniques for teaching and learning. Through their own experiences and leading conversations on pedagogy employing critical perspectives, the presentation team intends to support instructors as they further develop their approach to classroom instruction.
During this session Dr. Izursa will share his experiences developing an active research portfolio as a teaching faculty member, including how he has been able to secure funding to support that research.
The panel will look at two successful mentoring experiences where a PTK mentored another PTK and a TTK mentored a PTK faculty. What does it take to be successful?
Panelists will discuss their motivations for refocusing their career on academia, explore challenges they’ve encountered and strategies for navigating those challenges, and discuss how earlier career experience has been a source of strength and perspective in academia. The panel is intended to stimulate attendee participation. Prior to the session, attendees are encouraged to reflect on the following questions, and develop some of their own:
The pandemic lockdown coincided with widespread availability of technologies to allow remote instruction and interaction. This panel discussion will focus on key takeaways from our forced migration to a remote digital environment in the research and teaching arenas. Anticipated themes include:
Burnout is a complicated issue for the workforce, but there are actions you can take to address the loss of energy and enthusiasm in your work. In this workshop, participants will be guided in a reflective process that can reconnect them to the "why" of their work.
A panel of Associate Deans will discuss the roles that PTK faculty take on in different colleges, current issues affecting PTK faculty, and how the colleges are approaching changes in PTK policy.