Faculty Training

Workshop on research funding set for April 15

Posted by on April 6, 2020

Attend a two-part workshop on research funding 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, via Zoom. Feel free to join one or both sessions. To attend, RSVP to Abigayle Sherman, executive assistant, at abigayle@mst.edu by Tuesday, April 14.

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CAFE hosts online office hours

Posted by on April 2, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host open office hours 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. on Fridays for instructors to “drop in” and get assistance.

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Faculty forum to focus on writing research proposals

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Join Dr. Melanie Mormile, associate dean for research and external relations for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, at the early career faculty forum 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, via Zoom. Mormile’s presentation is titled “Steps to Writing a Research Proposal.”

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Video: How to preserve your mental health during social distancing

Posted by on March 26, 2020

“While we are ‘social distancing,’ we are not ‘socially isolating,’” says Chelsea George, Miner Wellness coordinator. In this video, she provides mental-health tips on how to cope with lockdowns and quarantines associated with COVID-19.

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Visit CAFE office hours Friday for remote teaching help

Posted by on March 26, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host virtual office hours via a Zoom meeting at 1-3 p.m. central standard time on Friday, March 27. The CAFE team will be available to answer questions about educational technology, such as Zoom and Panopt, and suggest effective classroom strategies, such as student engagement and content delivery tips.

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How to livestream your lab – Woelk shares best practices

Posted by on March 26, 2020

With the new challenges of teaching fully online, Dr. Klaus Woelk, associate professor of chemistry, shares in this video how he took his traditional lab and made it a synchronous experience.

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The NTT perspective – Kumar talks mini-grants

Posted by on March 26, 2020

Springtime means grant time at the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), and instructors can apply for Educational Research Mini-Grants. The center welcomes innovative thinkers, like Dr. Nishant Kumar, associate teaching professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. In this video, he discusses how his grant aided in his success as a non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty member.

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Reserve your spot in tomorrow’s workshop on teaching remotely

Posted by on March 12, 2020

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence will host a workshop titled “Tips on Teaching and Working Remotely” 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 13, in Room 115 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Lunch will be provided. The sessions will be livestreamed for faculty who are unable to attend in person. The schedule includes:

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Early career faculty forum to feature research center directors

Posted by on February 24, 2020

All pre-promotion and pre-tenure faculty are invited to an informal discussion with the directors of S&T’s research centers 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Silver and Gold Room at the Havener Center.

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Washington University professor to speak on innovation across disciplines

Posted by on February 19, 2020

Robert Mark Morgan will discuss using creativity and design thinking in the classroom, as well as interdisciplinary collaborations that help students address complex societal challenges, at two events at Missouri S&T on March 2.

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