Curriculum Innovation Faculty Awards—Call for Proposals
The FCTL Advisory Council is soliciting proposals for the creation or improvement of high-impact learning practices. Two-types of funding are available:
- Grants to develop high-impact practices and student learning
- Faculty stipends for integrating diversity into teaching and learning
Additional Information can be found on the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning website.
If you have any questions contact the FCTL.
MSU Faculty Write Program Retreats–Fall 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
The Faculty Write Program focuses on promoting faculty productivity and camaraderie through writing-based experiences such as interdisciplinary writing retreats held twice a month, workshops, and 15-day writing challenges. Writing retreats include breakfast and a light lunch, opportunities to develop a strong network of peer support and accountability, and voluntary feedback sessions. Sessions are facilitated by Dr. Mandy Benedict-Chambers and held in the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Meyer Library Room 204, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please email the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning or call 6-3059 to register.
Book Talk – Enrique’s Journey
Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario is Missouri State University’s 2016–2017 common reader. This is a must read book, whether you use it in your course or to broaden your horizons. Travel with Enrique for a life changing view of immigration and the forces surrounding this issue. Pick up a copy and join us for an in-depth and lively discussion of this engaging and challenging book. Sign up for any or all book talk dates.
- Tuesday, October 4, 10:00–11:00 a.m., Meyer Library, Room 204
- Thursday, October 13, 3:00–4:00 p.m., Meyer Library, Room 204
For more information, contact: Dr. Jamaine Abidogun, Diversity Fellow, (417) 836-5916.
The Book Talk Series is sponsored by the Division for Diversity and Inclusion, Student Development and Public Affairs, and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Inclusive Instruction for Diversity Mini-Workshops
Want to reach all your students? Want to be culturally inclusive, but not certain how? Come try out a few strategies with us. Each mini-workshop will target different inclusion goals and strategies. Practice with us at all or any of the mini-workshops. Sponsored by the Division for Diversity and Inclusion and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. 35 participant maximum per session. Sign up for one or for all.
All four mini-workshops will be held at Strong Hall 0200 at 3:30–5:00 pm. The remaining dates are:
- Workshop 2—Thursday, October 20
- Workshop 3—Thursday, November 17
- Workshop 4—Thursday, December 1
Please RSVP via email at Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.
Tough Talks Fall 2016 Series
Protest and Patriotism
Dates: Wednesdays, September 7–October 5 (five week series)
Time: 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Location: Strong 404
Protest has always been a part of the identity of our nation. You might say we started from a protest! The recent actions by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has ignited another round with many different opinions. What do you say? Join the conversation.
Dates: Thursdays, September 8–October 6 (five week series)
Time: 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Location: Strong 404
Is it good or bad? Can we really see color or is it okay to acknowledge that we are different and that is great?
RSVP to Lyle Foster.