Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

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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CAFE faculty forum series begins Sept. 7

Posted by on September 1, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) kicks off the faculty forum series, formerly known as early career faculty forums, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, with a presentation titled “Successful Course Development,” in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Name changes coming for corporate and professional education, academic support

Posted by on August 16, 2022

Two S&T departments within the provost’s office will change their names on Thursday, Sept. 1, to better reflect the departments’ services.

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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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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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