SFIG Meeting Dates


Click on the appropriate link to view the calendar of meetings for each particular SFIG:


Universal Course Design and Teaching Visual Learners SFIG

SFIG Co-Coordinators: Lance Hidy and Susan Martin

  • Monday, 2/14/11, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Monday, 2/28/11, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Monday, 3/7/11, 11:30 to 1:15 pm Division Training
  • Monday, 3/14/11, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Monday, 4/25/11, 2:00 to 3:30 pm
  • Monday, 5/2/11, 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Universal Design Faculty Trainings:

  • June 3rd 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Concept Maps/Learning Styles – Location: Presidents Dining Room – Student Center
  • 1st half: Lori Cooney from UMASS Boston will facilitate a Webinar on how to incorporate concept maps into course curriculum.
  • 2nd half: Rick Lizotte will review various learning Styles inventories and how to use them in your courses to best meet the needs of your students.
  • June 15th 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Rubric/ UCD Blackboard SFIG Resource Site – Location: Presidents Dining Room – Student Center
  • 1st half: Lori Cooney from UMASS Boston, will facilitate a Webinar on how to design Rubrics.
  • 2nd half: Susan Tashjian will present the Blackboard Rubric tool and Introduce the Blackboard UCD SFIG SITE designed for both Faculty stipend participants and SFIG members.
  • June 23rd, 10:00 am to 11:30 pm: Universally Designed Syllabus – Location: To be announced
  • 1st half: Lori Cooney from UMASS Boston will do an overview of the UCD Syllabus Tool in a hands on computer lab.
  • 2nd half: Lance Hidy will present a demo of the Image Databases available to faculty who would like to use more images in their courses.


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Engagement Across the Curriculum – A Collaborative Approach SFIG

SFIG Coordinator: Barbara Stachniewicz

  • Friday, 9/24/10, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, B136
  • Remaining semester meeting dates will be determined at the 9/24 meeting.

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Reading for Understanding SFIG

SFIG Coordinator: Patricia Schade

  • Tuesday, 9/21/10, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Spurk Business Lounge
  • Thursday, 10/14/10, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Spurk Business Lounge
  • Tuesday, 11/16/10, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Spurk Business Lounge
  • Thursday, 12/9/10, 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Spurk Business Lounge


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Hispanic/Male Students in Foundational Courses SFIG

SFIG Coordinators: Jorge Santiago and Charles Diggs

  • Thursday, 2/10/11, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, C109
  • Additional meeting dates to be determined

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