Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

Apply to present at the 2024 Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference

Posted by on October 26, 2023

The S&T Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is accepting presentation proposals for the third annual Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference (ITLC) scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2024.

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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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CAFE hosts online office hours

Posted by on September 7, 2023

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 fall semester. To “drop in” to CAFE’s online office hours, jump on Zoom.

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Learn about assessments this week at CAFE seminars

Posted by on August 28, 2023

Join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence to learn why assessments are important, types of assessments and Join the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence to learn why assessments are important, types of assessments and how assessments align with student learning outcomes to measure student learning.

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CAFE seminar series begins Aug. 29

Posted by on August 16, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) kicks off a series of seminars for all instructors on Tuesday, Aug. 29. Each seminar topic will be presented twice, giving you the flexibility to choose which to attend.

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CAFE presents Building Blocks Workshop

Posted by on July 19, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will facilitate a Building Blocks Workshop creating the foundation for course design.

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Advance your presentation skills July 11

Posted by on June 28, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence will host a session on presentation skills 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 11, in Room 316 Butler-Carlton Hall and via Zoom.

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Register for GTA training

Posted by on June 7, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) in collaboration with graduate education will facilitate two graduate teaching assistant (GTA) workshops.

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Register for course design workshop

Posted by on May 4, 2023

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will facilitate a building blocks workshop creating the foundation for course design Tuesday, May 16, through Thursday, May 18. This workshop uses “backward” course design and focuses on essential student learning outcomes.

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Concepción named executive director of CAFE

Posted by on May 1, 2023

Dr. Beth Concepción, vice provost for educational innovation, has been named executive director of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) effective today, May 1. She will report to Dr. Susan Murray, interim vice provost for online education.

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