Academic Goals Report 2003-2004
Goal: Engage in professional development activities for self-improvement and to improve teaching skills and ability to utilize new technology in the classroom.
Assessment: During the 2003-2004 academic
year, faculty in the
· Academic Honesty at PSTCC: New Resources and a Renewed Commitment
· American Choral Directors Association meeting in New York, New York
· American Education Council Conference on Southern Literature in Chattanooga
· “Cara a Cara: Using Eyeball Chat and PureVoice technologies for face-to-face communication in the FL classroom”
· “The George Washington Carver Project”
· “The Christian’s Responsibility to Peace: Examining the Value of the Just War Doctrine”
· Classroom Assessment Techniques Seminar
· Conference on Southern Literature
· “Crossing Classroom Borders: Excursions to Bring Language into Context”
· “Experience the Joy of Teaching Music!”
· “Dead on Departure: How to Avoid Killing the Love of Learning and How to Revive It”
· “50 Years of Armistice: Lessons for Today from Communist Archives”
· “Focus! Where Are They?”
· “From Hypatia to Hopper—Women in Mathematics”
· “Full Speed Ahead: Women and the Sciences”
· The Geier Forum
· “Gender: Still a Useful Category of Analysis?”
· “Integrating Black History Month into the Spanish Classroom”
· “Men Speak Out: Women in the Liberal Arts.”
· “A Mob of Scribbling Women”
· “On the Threshold of Proficiency: A Humorous Look at Language Competence”
· “Paul Robeson” One man Show about the singer and activist, Paul Robeson
· “PowerPoint to Stimulate Classroom Activities”
· “PowerPoint: A focus on Media and Custom Animators”
· Presentation of “ Realidades”
· “Profiles in Courage: Remarkable Women of Pellissippi”
· “Teaching Culture in the Digital Millennium”
Goal: Create collaborative activities to enhance students’ academic experience and interaction with the college and the community.
Assessment: In hopes of enhancing the
academic experience of our students through collaborative activities, faculty
Goal: Assess the effectiveness of the Liberal Arts programs through Program Review and improve instructional assessment through implementation of assessment instruments and techniques.
Assessment: In hopes of assessing the effectiveness of instruction, faculty in the Liberal Arts department:
Goal: Continue to improve the art history courses through enhancement of course materials and delivery.
Assessment: In hopes of improving art history courses, faculty in the Liberal Arts department:
Goal: Continue to develop and improve alternative delivery of courses to enhance student accessibility.
Assessment: In hopes of enhance student accessibility, faculty in the Liberal Arts department:
Goal: Strive for excellence in the history program by continuing the commitment to teach Western Civilization as a writing-intensive course and insuring that students obtain a solid knowledge of the major themes of Western Civilization.
Assessment: In hopes of achieving excellence in the history program, faculty in the Liberal Arts department: