Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence

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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Get mid-semester feedback from students

Posted by on February 9, 2023

It’s time to schedule a mid-semester feedback session with the students in your course. The mid-semester feedback survey is a way to check in with students, see how they believe the semester is going, and discover any concerns they may have.

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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 myVita Nov. 16

Posted by on November 10, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the semester’s sixth faculty forum noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Dr. Daniel Forciniti, associate provost of faculty affairs and professor of chemical and biochemical engineering, will lead this session, which will focus on myVita.

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Learn how evaluations can improve teaching effectiveness

Posted by on October 24, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host the semester’s fifth faculty forum noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library and via Zoom.

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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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Proposals sought for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference

Posted by on October 10, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence is accepting presentation proposals for the Innovation in Teaching and Learning Conference (ITLC) on Thursday, March 16, 2023.

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Learn about effective advising at faculty forum Oct. 5

Posted by on October 2, 2022

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host a faculty forum noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room 202 of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. This panel presentation, titled “Effective Graduate Student Advising,” will help faculty think about how to be a helpful, supportive and empowering graduate student advisor.

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