Center for Faculty Development and Leadership

Calendar of Events Fall Semester 2008



Save the Dates for CTE Faculty Workshops!

The CSU Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) offers a variety of workshops intended to help faculty improve their instructional practices. A list of workshops for the coming academic semester appears below; more information will be provided prior to each session. In addition to the regularly scheduled topics and dates, workshops can often be provided to interested groups of faculty upon request. If you would like to explore this option, please contact Dr. Wm. Beasley at 216.687.5583.

The Improving Instruction series (Tuesdays at Common Hour in MC 101)

Note: Recordings of these sessions may be found (after the fact) at: 
#1 September 9 :   Preparing to teach a college course
#2 September 16:   Understanding yourself as a teacher/ understanding your students
#3 September 23:    Defining your aims and outcomes
#4 September 30:    Planning appropriate learning activities
#5 October 7:   Constructing a syllabus
#6 October 21:   Teaching students w/ disabilities (Student panel) new [Tour of disability services lab Thursday, Oct. 23 @ noon)
#7 October 28:   Meeting a class for the first time
#8 November 4:   Teaching recent military veterans new
#9 November 18:   Questioning strategies new

Engaged Learning workshops (in partnership with the Office of Undergraduate Studies)

Note: Recordings of these sessions may be found (after the fact) at: 

Thursday, September 11 in MC 104
How to Promote Faculty-Student Engagement in Large Class Settings
(session 1 of 2)

Thursday, Nov 6 in MC 104
Creating an Environment of Faculty-Student Engagement in Large Classes (session 2 of 2)

Academic career skills workshops

Note: Recordings of these sessions may be found (after the fact) at:

Thursday, November 20 in MC 104
Preparing for Promotion and Tenure
(to be followed by “Preparing a Dossier for Promotion” in Spring semester)

You may RSVP for any of these sessions by contacting Glenda Rink in the CTE: , or 216-687-5502.