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Mid-Semester feedback opens, read FAQs

Posted by on September 18, 2023

Now that the semester is underway, remember to schedule a mid-semester feedback session with the students in your course. The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence can help.

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Develop soft skills with virtual workshop

Posted by on April 17, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence is hosting a workshop for faculty at the Gulf University of Science and Technology focused on “Developing soft skills via assignments and classroom activities” 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, on Zoom. S&T faculty are welcome to join.

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Learn about project-based learning in the classroom

Posted by on February 26, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host a virtual forum 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, on Zoom.

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Join CAFE’s virtual forum tomorrow

Posted by on February 13, 2023

Join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ) as they lead a forum that focuses on critical thinking, discussion techniques, student participation and engagement strategies in the classroom.

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Learn about active teaching at faculty forum Nov. 30

Posted by on November 28, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the semester’s final faculty forum for the fall semester noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Learn about funded research opportunities Oct. 19

Posted by on October 16, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the semester’s fourth faculty forum noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library or via Zoom.

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Get mid-semester feedback from students

Posted by on September 12, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) offers instructors the opportunity to survey their students on how well they feel their courses are going. CAFE will help you set up and administer surveys for your courses.

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Educational research mini-grant awarded to Dua

Posted by on September 6, 2022

Dr. Rohit Dua, associate teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, was awarded an educational research mini grant for his project “Do Take Home Quizzes, as a replacement to traditional homework assignments, enhance student performance in common final exam courses?”

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Register for Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference

Posted by on August 3, 2022

The annual Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference will be hosted virtually Thursday, Sept. 29, and Friday, Sept. 30 by the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Registration is free.

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eFellows grant proposals due July 11

Posted by on June 29, 2022

The Provost’s eFellow Program, facilitated through the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), was established to help instructors redesign their courses for online or blended delivery using course design best practices. The goal is improved student learning as well as maximizing the use of educational technologies. Award amounts of up to $5,000 are available.

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