Center for Faculty Excellence

Center for Faculty Excellence Workshops

 Most of our workshops take place from 11:30am to 12:30pm at Rhodes Tower, Room 401, unless a different room or time has been announced. Registration is required in order to receive a lunch, however walk-ins are welcome!
Please keep this page bookmarked, as more workshops will be posted here soon.

Click here for more information on our Book Discussions, Spring 2020 Gateway Courses Program and Teaching Open Houses.

January 2020

Tuesday, January 21st
11:30-12:30 in BERKMAN HALL 328 ** (room moved for capacity)
Presented by: Glenn Curtis, Senior Media Developer/Instructional Designer, & John Hubbard, Instructional Technologist, CITDL

Podcasting: Sharing Ideas and Creating Content
Thursday, January 23rd
11:30-12:30 in Rhodes Tower (RT) 401
Presented by: Chris Rennison, Sr. Instructional Technologist, CITDL
Description: The Center for Instructional Technology and Distance Learning is upgrading its audio studio to a podcasting studio. This new facility will allow faculty to create their own video and audio broadcasts that can be shared across countless media platforms. Please join Chris Rennison, and media production staff, for an overview the educational advantages of podcasting, best practices as well as an opportunity to view a live podcast in action.

Using Copyrighted Materials in the Classroom and Online
Tuesday, January 28th
11:30-12:30 in Rhodes Tower (RT) 401
Presented by: Mandi Goodsett, Open Educational Resources & Copyright Advisor, Michael Schwartz Library
Description: Want to make sure that you are using copyrighted materials appropriately? In this workshop learn how to legally use copyrighted materials in face-to-face teaching or online. Learn how the library works with Blackboard to ensure legal use of copyrighted materials, and learn about educational resources not governed by copyright restrictions.

Classroom Assessment Techniques 2.0
Thursday, January 30th
11:30-12:30 in Rhodes Tower (RT) 401
Presented by: Joanne Goodell, Professor of Mathematics Education & Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence
Description: Learn about how to best provide feedback to improve student learning over this two-part workshop. Topics covered will include assessing prior knowledge, critical thinking skills, creative thinking skills, problem solving and application of material. Participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.

To review workshops offered in the 2018-19 academic year, click here for our workshop log.

Gateway Courses Program - Spring 2020

Applying Psychological Science to Teaching and Learning to Improve Student Success

The Spring 2020 application is now open. Apply by January 27, 2020.

More information can be found on our book discussion page.


Sip & Share Open Houses 

Join the Center for Faculty Excellence for afternoon tea and conversation. Each open house will center on a different topic in teaching & learning. Topic summaries will be provided; you do not need to listen to the podcast in order to attend.

Spring dates to be announced.