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The Center for Teaching & Faculty Development (CTFD) supports the professional development of faculty across all career stages and disciplines with a wide range of programs and resources focused on teaching, mentoring, scholarly writing, tenure preparation, leadership, and work/life balance.

The CTFD is the proud recipient of The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education's 2011 Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development, an honor given in recognition of CTFD's work on the Mellon Mutual Mentoring Initiative.

Professional and Organizational Development

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Diversity & Teaching Series

  • Faculty Panel: Teaching Difference,with Dr. Alexandrina Deschamps (Comm. Honors College), Dr. Martha Fuentes-Bautista, Dr. Tatishe Nteta (Political Science), Dr. Libby Sharrow (History/Political Science), and Dr. Linda Tropp (Psychological & Brain Sciences)
    • Thursday, April 23, 12 PM to 2 PM
    • For more information and to register, see here.
  • Strategies to Engage and Sustain the Diverse Classroom, with Dr. Mathew Ouellett and Dr. Christine Stanley
    • Friday, May 1, 9 AM TO 11 AM
    • Workshop in the morning, consultations in the afternoon
    • For more information and to register, see here.

Spring Mini Faculty Writing Retreats

  • Friday, February 13, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday, March 27, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday, April 17, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • To sign up, contact .

Natural Critical Learning Environments, a keynote with Ken Bain

  • Wednesday, May 13th, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
  • For more information and to register, see here.

Annual Faculty Writing Retreat

  • Tuesday, May 19th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • To sign up, contact the .

New Faculty Orientation

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • To sign up, contact .
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The CTFD and Office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) are very pleased to have been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society to support the use of contemplative practices in course design and teaching. For more info, see here.

The CTFD is proud to announce its involvement in the CIRTL grant from the National Science Foundation. For more info on our CIRTL programming for graduate students and postdocs, see here.

CIRTL

 
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