Center for Faculty Excellence

Be inspired to strive for excellence. Explore the resources and opportunities we offer to support faculty in their professional growth.

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Teaching During COVID

Explore these resources to help you create and facilitate engaged learning experiences for students during COVID-19.

Explore Resources

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Learn Together

Learn with and from your colleagues. Explore and register for upcoming events offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Upcoming Events

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Be Inspired

Find a development opportunity that meets your needs and goals. Explore the variety of programs and services offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Programs & Services

The Center for Faculty Excellence provided a very positive environment in which it was possible to brainstorm new and creative ideas for advancing student performance.

Robert Kramer, Professor of Physics


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ACUE Course in Teaching

Try evidence-based teaching practices in the ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practices.

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Faculty Book Club

Engage in interdisciplinary discussions around a book related to teaching or other aspects of faculty lives.

David Pratt


Faculty Peer Coach

Work with a faculty colleague to explore an aspect of your teaching and receive feedback to inform your instructional practice.

Upcoming Events

Sep 24

Faculty Forum – Studio Classes

Instructors from drawing, painting, architectural design, ceramics, photography, and other studio-based disciplines will have the opportunity to discuss challenges, and think broadly about achieving student learning outcomes in studio spaces and instruction that require close contact and ongoing feedback on student work. 

Sep 28

LEAP Indiana Digital Coffee Hour – Increasing Empathy Utilizing Learner Experience Design

Learn about how you can design your courses to increase empathy, which is critical with the instructional shifts required for COVID.

Sep 30

Faculty Forum – Language Classes

Instructors who teach language courses will gather to discuss the challenges of learning another language in hybrid and online environments.

Oct 01

Faculty Forum – Laboratory Classes

Disciplines that offer laboratory experiences will gather to discuss specific challenges in Science courses such as (but not limited to) chemistry, physics, geology, and biology that complement student learning with a structured, applied experience in the lab. Accomplishing this in a virtual setting is a unique challenge.