Register for our “Final Four” spring faculty writing retreats
Thursday, April 11
Friday, April 26
Monday, May 20
Tuesday, May 21
Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Location: LIBR 204 (FCTL)
Facilitator: Dr. Etta Madden
Take advantage of the “Final Four” spring faculty writing retreats. 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 10-day writing challenges. Writing retreats include lunch, opportunities to develop a strong network of peer support and accountability, and voluntary feedback sessions.
Register today through the MyLearning Connection. Contact the FCTL at 836-3059 if you have any questions.
Diversity lunch and learn events for faculty and staff
Attend an open forum on specific topics related to the university setting. Share ideas and also learn from other faculty and staff. Feel free to come and go based on your schedule. Hosted by Adena Young-Jones.
Topic 4 — “Green Dot Program for Faculty/Staff” by Jenay Divin
Wednesday, April 10 — 12:00–1:00 p.m., LIBR 204
Book talk: White Fragility
Join us for scholarly conversations centered around the University’s public affairs mission (ethical leadership, community engagement, and cultural competence) and theme of unity in community.
Discussion 3, Part 3
Monday, April 22 — 9:00–10:30 a.m., LIBR 204
Building on previous workshop discussions, contemplate your call to action for implementing socially just practices at the university. This session will prompt critical conversations regarding steps for progress. Opportunities for immediate application(s) will be discussed in an interactive forum.
Workshop 4 — “Critical perspectives: The university and social justice”
Monday, May 6 — 9:00–10:30 a.m., LIBR Room 204
Tuesday, May 7 — 2:30–4:00 p.m., LIBR Room 204
Scholar 2 Scholar
The Missouri State University Scholar 2 Scholar (S2S) program is a campus-wide research initiative for students from all majors that have been awarded work-study funds and have an interest in helping faculty as a research assistant. S2S provides students, especially those from underrepresented populations, with opportunities to engage in faculty research projects.
Upcoming Scholar 2 Scholar information sessions:
- Tuesday, May 7 — 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., LIBR 204
- Tuesday, May 7 — 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., LIBR 204
Upcoming online course development boot camp
Online Course Development Boot Camp is an immersive-style workshop which will provide faculty with hands-on training and work time to develop an online course. At the end of the boot camp, you will have developed a significant portion of your course and earn a badge which applies toward an online course certification.
- May 20–24, LIBR 10B (Register soon – only a few seats available)
- Summer Online Boot Camp, July 22–26, LIBR 10B
Sessions will also be offered in January 2020. Email the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning to reserve your spot.
Not available to attend any of those sessions? Contact the FCTL to schedule an appointment with one of our instructional designers. You can work with them in a self-paced model around your schedule and in most cases complete your course by the end of the semester.
For more information about the online course development boot camp, visit the FCTL website.
Save the Date, 34th Showcase on Teaching and Learning
Plan to attend the 34th Showcase on Teaching & Learning Wednesday August 14, 2019. Our Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Saundra McGuire, internationally recognized educator, author and lecturer.
What is the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning?
The FCTL supports teaching excellence for faculty at all levels. Check out the many support services offered by the FCTL to see how you can benefit.
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