Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

Join an AI book study this summer

Posted by on May 6, 2024

This summer, the AI Community of Practice, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, and library and learning resources will host a book study on Jose Bowen’s new book Teaching with AI.

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Exploring generative AI in the classroom

Posted by on April 29, 2024

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) invites you to a demonstration and discussion about the practical use of generative AI in the classroom both in practice and planning. This AI Community of Practice event will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in Room G-11 Curtis Laws Wilson Library and via Zoom.

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CAFE wants to hear from you

Posted by on April 29, 2024

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) wants your feedback to understand and meet the evolving needs of S&T’s instructional community. To prepare for the 2024 fall semester, all S&T instructional faculty, including adjuncts and graduate teaching assistants, are invited to participate in a brief survey.

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Sign up for Simple Syllabus pilot

Posted by on April 22, 2024

This summer, Missouri S&T will pilot a syllabus creation and management software that connects directly with Canvas. It is named Simple Syllabus.

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CAFE Communities of Practice continue in April

Posted by on April 8, 2024

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence is continuing its “Communities of Practice” in April. These are sessions where instructors can gather to discuss topics, such as active learning, entrepreneurial mindset and using MATLAB as a teaching tool. 

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CAFE hosts online office hours

Posted by on January 22, 2024

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host open office hours 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. Fridays to assist instructors for the spring semester. To “drop in” to CAFE’s online office hours, jump on Zoom.

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Register for the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference

Posted by on January 18, 2024

Registration is open for the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference, which will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Butler-Carlton Hall, with a virtual option available.

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Volunteer for the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference

Posted by on January 18, 2024

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) needs volunteers to help with set-up and tear-down, registration, parking, room moderation and other general duties during the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference on Thursday, March 14.

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Professional development opportunities available for all instructors

Posted by on January 3, 2024

This semester, the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) and the educational innovation team will partner with colleagues from the University of Missouri System to offer all instructors, including adjuncts and graduate teaching assistants, opportunities for professional development. Jan. 8-12: Teaching Renewal Week 2024 University of Missouri-Columbia is offering a “Teaching Renewal Week.” This year’s […]

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Learn how to use Simple Syllabus Nov. 30

Posted by on November 27, 2023

Course instructors are invited to join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) for a demonstration on how to use Simple Syllabus 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, on Zoom.

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