2023 Meetings

Teamwork Workshop

October 17, 2023

This workshop with Dr. Tyler Reimschisel, Associate Provost, Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Education and Research, aimed to improve teamwork through effective communication and the mutual learning approach. Effective communication is a core element of high-impact teamwork, yet most of us lack formal training in productive communication skills and strategies. The workshop discussed how we can enhance our team interaction by applying what we are learning from cognitive science, including naive realism and the fallibility of our intuitions.

View the full flyer here.

Understanding CWRU's Brand Updates

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The APN welcomed Emily Mayock, Associate Vice President, Strategic Communications, University Marketing and Communications to discuss the recent updates to the CWRU logo, font, seal, and general brand guidelines. Emily's presentation is available in Google Slides and the recording of the presentation is available here.

Teamwork Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

High-impact teamwork leads to better work performance, more innovation, better job satisfaction, and

Group of Teamwork Workshop Participants working together at a round table

enhanced professional development opportunities. Yet understaffing, work overload, personnel turnovers, personality conflicts, and other challenges make effective teamwork a significant challenge. To help you improve your teamwork skills and contributions to your teams, the Administrative Professionals Network partnered with the Office of Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Education and Research to host a Teamwork Workshop for Case Western Reserve University staff.

In this workshop, participants learned about the four dimensions of high-impact teamwork, the importance of team mindedness and shared mental models, structured communication tools for effective communication within and across departments and schools, emotional intelligence and its importance in teamwork, and ways to foster psychological safety in order to build team solidarity.

View the handout from the workshop here.

A New Year, a New Organized Google

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

For our first meeting of 2023, Katie Skapin of [U]Tech Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) came to give us some tips and tricks on how to organize our digital life, and do some cleanup of space in Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos to help make your work more efficient and be sure you stay under the new storage quotas.

View the recorded webinar OR Check out the slide presentation