Faculty Training

All invited to workshop on student learning improvement

Posted by on July 18, 2018

All S&T faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a workshop on enhancing student learning and success 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall at Hasselmann Alumni House. Dr. Dan McInerney, professor of history at Utah State University, will present the workshop about best practices in assessing student learning for improvement. Register for the workshop.

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Introduce your course with video, watch S&T examples

Posted by on July 18, 2018

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Prepping your courses for the fall? Try an educational technology (EdTech) introduction video to engage your students for your upcoming course. Intro videos can include information about your teaching style, modules students can prepare for, and other tips to help your students hit the ground running. For inspiration, check out these S&T examples:

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Nominate faculty for campus awards

Posted by on July 11, 2018

All Missouri S&T students, employees, staff and administrators are invited to nominate a worthy faculty member for a Campus Faculty Award. The five available awards are:

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CERTI merges into CAFE, provides faculty one stop for professional development

Posted by on July 5, 2018

The Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) has merged into The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE). The merger became effective June 30. This merger was made possible by Provost Robert Marley to provide high quality faculty professional development in teaching and research and service.

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CAFE introduces new rolling acceptance for proposals

Posted by on July 5, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence has changed its proposal deadlines from set dates to rolling acceptance for the following funding opportunities:

  • Professional Development Travel Fund for early career faculty
  • Mini-Sabbatical program
  • Publishing results from past mini-grants
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Nominate someone for a faculty award

Posted by on June 27, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is now accepting nominations for Missouri S&T’s faculty awards.

The five awards are:

  • Faculty Excellence Award
  • Faculty Achievement Award
  • Faculty Teaching Award
  • Faculty Research Award
  • Faculty Service Award
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Mini-sabbatical funding addendum

Posted by on April 30, 2018

You may have learned recently that the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is accepting proposals for its new mini-sabbatical program. This program is focused on, but not limited to, mid-career faculty seeking to initiate new research or teaching endeavors. If you are interested in this program but your travel plans begin prior to the June 1 application deadline, we still encourage you to submit a proposal. In the future, the call for proposals will be released with adequate time to prepare for summer plans. For more information, visit the CAFE website or contact Abby Bigg, office support associate, at cafe@mst.edu.

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Learn about promotion and tenure at S&T

Posted by on April 19, 2018

Have questions about the promotion and tenure (P&T) process? Join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence at an early career faculty forum about promotion and tenure at S&T at 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, in Room 204 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty are invited to discuss a range of topics with a panel of experienced tenured and promoted S&T faculty,. Topics include:

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CAFE offers funding for mini-sabbaticals

Posted by on April 9, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is now accepting proposals for its new mini-sabbatical program. Proposals are due Friday, May 18. This program is designed to enable faculty to learn new technologies or build new collaborations for purposes such as: pursuing funding opportunities, building new collaborations for scholarly activities, developing new courses, or enhancing existing classes. All tenured or tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty are eligible to apply.

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Faculty forum on April 18 to tackle two topics

Posted by on April 9, 2018

At the early career faculty forum at 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, attendees can learn about balancing service with faculty responsibilities and learn about the University of Missouri Faculty Scholars program.

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