Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

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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Join 14-Day writing challenge

Posted by on June 1, 2022

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is sponsoring The 14-Day Writing Challenge June 20-July 3. The challenge provides a free opportunity to experiment with daily writing, an online community and supportive accountability.

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Apply for eFellows grant

Posted by on May 5, 2022

Full-time S&T faculty are invited to apply for the 2023 cycle of eFellows grants. Letters of intent will be accepted through Friday, May 20.

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Letters of Intent for educational research mini grants due Friday

Posted by on April 28, 2022

Do you have a question about teaching and student learning that you want to explore? Full-time faculty and staff instructors can apply for educational research mini grants, which provide funding for scholarly inquiry into a research question about teaching and student learning.

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CAFE to present ‘Writing a Research Proposal’

Posted by on March 21, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) early career faculty forum, “Writing a Research Proposal,” will be held in-person and on Zoom 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. Panelists will be Dr. Chenglin Wu, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, and Dr. Xiaoming He, professor of mathematics. Please register online. Unless otherwise noted, the […]

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Check out CAFE video

Posted by on March 14, 2022

In this final episode of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence’s (CAFE’s) spring series, faculty share ways they’ve sustained a healthy career as an educator.

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Sign up for CAFE forum on research centers

Posted by on February 21, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the 11th in its series of early career faculty forums 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, on Zoom.

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Volunteers sought for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference

Posted by on February 21, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) needs volunteers to help with set up and tear down, registration, parking and room moderation at the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference on Thursday, March 17.

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Sign up for CAFE forum on student learning and the Writing Center

Posted by on January 19, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the ninth in its series of early career faculty forums 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, on Zoom. The session, “How do Students Learn? and Information About the Writing Center” will be presented by Dr. Merilee Krueger, teaching professor of psychological science, and Phillip Bode, program manager of student support services in the Writing Center.

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Sign up for CAFE forum on leveraging technology to promote your research

Posted by on November 29, 2021

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host its eighth session in its series of early career faculty forums 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. This session, “Leveraging Classroom and Research Technologies: Promoting Your Research,” will address what classroom technologies are available to faculty and how they can enhance your research activities. Light refreshments will be provided.

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