Blackboard Sessions

Concordia Faculty Seminar: The Provider’s Experience of Delivering a Caregiver Wellness Program via Telehealth

Thursday, November 19, 12:15-1:00 pm Central/1:15 – 2:00 pm Eastern
Presenter: Katrina Serwe
Registration link

This program is for faculty, staff and students and brought to you by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. If you have questions, please contact Rachel Heil.

Dr. Serwe will share the results of a mixed-method study examining the clinician’s experience of delivering an evidence-based caregiver wellness program called Powerful Tools for Caregivers via telehealth. The presentation will share the study results and discuss implications for clinicians delivering an education-based class synchronously (live) using videoconferencing.

Concordia Faculty Seminars are informal interactive presentations and conversations on faculty and staff projects including grants, research, and service designed to promote scholarship, spark new ideas, provide opportunities for meaningful discussion, and increase collaboration. Faculty, staff and students are welcome at attend.

Workshop for CIRG Research Grant Applicants

Thursday December 17, 11:00 am – Noon Central/Noon – 1:00 pm Eastern via Zoom

Presenters: Julie Dresen, Rachel Heil
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This program is brought to you by the Concordia Intramural Research Grant (CIRG) Committee and the Office for Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP).

This workshop is to help faculty with the CIRG grants application process. The workshop will focus on the following:

  1. Budget Development (Ensuring that your budget is appropriate, addresses necessary resources, and is justified)
  2. Objectives and Outcomes (Developing goals, objectives, and outcomes)
  3. Efficient and professional writing (Ensuring that your proposal is concise, specific, and clearly communicates your intent)

The purpose of these grants is to support scholarly activity among interested full-time Concordia University faculty. These grants are intended to function as seed money in obtaining additional funding from outside sources. If you are unsure if your idea is eligible, please review the definition of scholarship described in the CU Faculty handbook, or review the application for further information. CIRG is a faculty committee, and full time faculty in all disciplines are encouraged to apply for a grant. Examples of past successfully funded proposals can be found in the portal link faculty page under the “research and scholarship” tab, along with the application.

If you have questions, please contact Rachel Heil.

Strategic Course Scheduling

Choose from two options (both programs are the same):

  • Tuesday January 5, 2021 9:00 – 10:00 am Central/10:00 – 11:00 am Eastern
  • Wednesday January 6, 2021 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central/2:00 – 3:00pm Eastern

Presenters: Leah Dvorak, Michele Hoffman, Allison Wolf

Please register no later than December 18. Registration link.

Please invite your administrative assistant to register as well; he or she will gain valuable information to assist you with the scheduling process.

We will guide you through a series of steps to enhance your knowledge and skills in scheduling courses for your program. Topics include analysis of section enrollment, how to request schedule changes, guided study protocols, and basic tips for maximizing the enrollment and rotation of your course offerings.

Strategic Course Scheduling is very highly encouraged for deans, department chairs, and program directors along with their administrative support staff, and brought to you by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness/Registrar. If you have questions, please contact Tammy Ferry.