FYFF Resources

Resources, handouts, articles and other relevant information from past and current FYFF sessions can be found in the links below.

2020-2021 FYFF materials and resources will be added following each session - click on title to access.

September - Setting the Stage for the year ahead and begin to build community!
October - How will I know if it’s really working? Course reflection strategies for the busy professor
November - Your Research and Scholarly Activities: Expectations and Time Management
December - Finding Research and Writing Support for a Successful Spring Semester
February - Developing a Mentor Network: Identifying and Mapping Your Mentoring Needs
March - Learning from Fully Remote Teaching: Strategies that Improve All Courses

2019-2020 FYFF resources and materials - click on title to access.

September - Developing a Mentor Network:  Identifying and Mapping Your Mentoring Needs
October - Standing Out: Effective Self-Promotion Strategies for New Faculty
November - Planning Your Research and Scholarly Activities: Resources for a Successful First Year
December -  Assessing Your Teaching: Review, Reflect and Plan for the Next Semester
February - Reexamining Priorities: Suggestions for Work-Life Integration
March - Understanding Student Feedback: How to Address Student's Teaching Evaluations
May - Planning for Now: Summer’s Achievable Goal

2018-2019 FYFF resources and materials - click on title to access.

September - What UMass Students Need and How to Support Them
October - GoFund Me: On-Campus Funding Opportunities for Teaching and Research
November - Now What? Making Mid-Semester Changes
December - Looking Back, Planning Ahead
February - Map Your Mentor Network
March - How Do I Help My Students Learn More and Worry Less?
April - Recharge Your Batteries and Make a Plan