Faculty Scholars Institute

The 2020 Faculty Scholars Institute is scheduled for May 12-13, 2020. All members of the EKU community are welcome to participate. Attend individual sessions of interest or the entire day. 

Please register for the sessions you plan to attend here.

All sessions will take place on Zoom. (Links will be sent out after registering above.)

Participants will receive a packet of resources and tools focused on designing and managing scholarly projects, with a focus on the publication process. 

Day 1: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Time Session Facilitator
9:30 - 10:00am Virtual Breakfast  
10:00 - 10:05am Welcome Dr. Shirley O'Brien & Dr. Russell Carpenter
10:05 - 11:00am Inventing (Or Reinventing) Yourself as a Scholar Dr. Scotty Dunlap, Dr. Russell Carpenter, & Dr. Shirley O'Brien
11:00 - 11:15am Break  
11:15am - 12:15pm Designing and Planning Your Scholarly Agenda Dr. Judy Jenkins, Dr. Chad Foster, & Dr. Charlie Sweet
12:15 - 1:00pm  Lunch (Scholar Discussions - Designing Productive Scholarly Collaborations and Mentorship) Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, Dr. Russell Carpenter, & Dr. Shirley O'Brien
1:00 - 2:00pm Planning and Managing Scholarly Projects Dr. Jon Gore, Dr. Beth Polin, & Dr. Cynthia Resor
2:00 - 2:05pm Stretch Break  
2:05 - 3:00pm Scholarship of Creative Endeavors: Proccess to Production

Professor Benjamin Cirgin, Dr. Susan Kroeg, Professor Ida Kumoji, Professor David Mohallatee, Professor Bob Johnson, Professor Julie Hensley, & Dr. Sherry Robinson

3:00 - 3:30pm Mentor Reflections Dr. Shirley O'Brien, Dr. Russell Carpenter, Dr. Tom Martin, & Jamie Shaffer

Day 2 - Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time Session Facilitator
9:30 - 10:00am Virtual Breakfast  
10:00 - 10:15am Welcome Dr. Shirley O'Brien & Dr. Russell Carpenter
10:15 - 11:15am Social Aspects of Scholarship: Strategies for Promoting Your Work Dr. Matthew Winslow
11:15am - 12:15pm Lunch (Scholarship Discussions - How Could You Involve Students In Your Research?) Dr. Stephen Richter, Dr. Molly Bradshaw, Dr. Lindsay Calderon, Students in the Lab
12:15 - 1:15pm Planning Your Revise and Resubmit with Resilience: Seeing the Opportunities Dr. Michael Chen, Dr. Eric Meiners, Dr. Randi Polk, & Dr. Molly Bradshaw
1:15 - 4:15pm Breakout Groups
Bring your questions and ideas while discussing strategies for advancing your scholarship in these areas. Breakout sessions will be discussion based.
 
1:15 - 2:00pm Grants & IRB (Breakout Session 1) Gus Benson
2:00 - 2:45pm Research Methods (Breakout Session 2)
Quantitative Track
Qualitative Track
Dr. Sara Incera & Dr. Jon Gore
Dana Howell
2:45 - 3:30pm Open Educational Resources [OER] (Breakout Session 3) Kelly Smith
3:30 - 4:15pm Inclusive Scholarship (Breakout Session 4) Timothy Forde

 


Description and Expected Outcomes

For faculty members to advance in their academic careers, they need to develop new skills, strategies, and guidance for managing scholarly projects. The Faculty Scholars Institute provides faculty with the skills, resources, and support needed to excel as productive scholars at EKU.

Expected outcomes include:

  • Strengthened skills applicable in the production of scholarship;

  • Increased knowledge of cultural competency approaches applicable across a range of scholarly endeavors;  

  • Enhanced knowledge of approaches to producing, managing, submitting, and enhancing scholarly projects;

  • Improved skills for those pursuing scholarship and preparing for the promotion and tenure process;

  • Enhanced ability to identify meaningful scholarly projects as well as their potential structures; and 

  • Development of writing skills necessary for producing high-quality scholarship.

Please contact us with any questions about the Faculty Scholars Institute:

Dr. Shirley O’Brien
Foundation Professor, Occupational Therapy; Coordinator, Faculty Innovator Program
Co-Chair

Dr. Russell Carpenter
Executive Director, Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Associate Professor of English, Editor, Journal of Faculty Development
Co-Chair

Consulting Scholar-Leaders

Dr. Charlie Sweet
Foundation Professor and Emeritus Co-Director, Teaching & Learning Center

Dr. Hal Blythe
Foundation Professor and Emeritus Co-Director, Teaching & Learning Center

Bring your questions and ideas while discussing strategies for advancing your scholarship in these areas. Breakout sessions will be discussion based.