Center Faculty Excellence

  • April 30, 2021

    The Syllabus as an Engagement Tool: Part 1

    The syllabus is often a student’s first introduction to a course and to you as the instructor.  It is an opportunity to engage students in the class right from the very start.  In this session, we’ll discuss the purposes of a syllabus, examine the impact of language and tone, and critique sample syllabi.

  • April 30, 2021

    Writing Retreat

    A Writing Retreat provides a focused block of time and supportive environment for you to commit to and have some level of accountability for accomplishing a research goal. There will be no planned programming, instead it will be a time for you to focus on your research/writing goals and hopefully be very productive!

  • April 30, 2021

    Engaging Students in the Classroom: Pandemic Edition

    We know we are returning to the classroom in the Fall, but that doesn’t necessarily mean a return to normal. There will likely be safety protocols in place that could impact how you conduct class activities. Come to this session to think through how you can adapt your classroom practices to accommodate safety protocols and keep students engaged in the “Next Normal.” This session is a collaboration of the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Instructional Technology.

  • April 30, 2021

    The Syllabus as an Engagement Tool: Part 2

    In this follow-up to Part 1 of The Syllabus as an Engagement Tool, you will bring your revised syllabus and engage in a peer review session with colleagues. You will receive feedback on your revised syllabus and have the opportunity to review and provide feedback on colleagues’ syllabi. You must have attended Part 1 of The Syllabus as an Engagement Tool before attending this session.

  • April 30, 2021

    Repurposing your Videos to Engage Learners

    Do you have recorded lectures/class sessions from teaching remotely? Or do you want to incorporate more videos into your teaching? Attend this session to learn more about using instructional videos to enhance student learning. The session will address possible uses for instructional videos, methods for breaking up longer videos, and strategies for holding students accountable and keeping them engaged. This session is a collaboration of the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Instructional Technology.

  • April 30, 2021

    Repurposing your Videos to Engage Learners

    Do you have recorded lectures/class sessions from teaching remotely? Or do you want to incorporate more videos into your teaching? Attend this session to learn more about using instructional videos to enhance student learning. The session will address possible uses for instructional videos, methods for breaking up longer videos, and strategies for holding students accountable and keeping them engaged. This session is a collaboration of the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Instructional Technology.

  • April 29, 2021

    Faculty and Staff Summer Book Club Meeting

    This is a meeting the Becoming a Student-Ready College: A New Culture of Leadership for Student Success Book Club for registered participants.

  • April 30, 2021

    The Syllabus as an Engagement Tool: Part 1

    The syllabus is often a student’s first introduction to a course and to you as the instructor.  It is an opportunity to engage students in the class right from the very start.  In this session, we’ll discuss the purposes of a syllabus, examine the impact of language and tone, and critique sample syllabi.

  • April 30, 2021

    Faculty and Staff Summer Book Club Meeting

    This is a meeting the Becoming a Student-Ready College: A New Culture of Leadership for Student Success Book Club for registered participants.

  • April 30, 2021

    Writing Retreat

    A Writing Retreat provides a focused block of time and supportive environment for you to commit to and have some level of accountability for accomplishing a research goal. There will be no planned programming, instead it will be a time for you to focus on your research/writing goals and hopefully be very productive!