This series creates opportunities for faculty to learn more about campus resources and timely topics. Designed to be interactive, the colloquia offer a chance to meet colleagues from across UMSL’s colleges. All faculty members are welcome.
CTL programs are interactive, collegial, and designed to support professional success. They are open to faculty, staff, and teaching assistants.
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Thursday, August 29 WritingUM ResearchAwards 3:00 - 5:00 PM CTL Conference Room - 589 Lucas Recent award recipients and faculty who have served on the UM Research Board answer questions and offer insights into writing a successful proposal. Fall submissions are due October 8. Co-sponsor: Office of Research Administration.
Friday, October 18 Creating Academic Service-Learning Experiences 10:00 - 11:30 AM JCP Conference Center Room 403 Could your course include a community-based experience? Are you considering challenging students to use what they are learning in an applied setting? Academic service-learning integrates a community-based experience into the curriculum as it enhances students’ comprehension of course concepts, strengthens their research and inquiry skills, and instills the value of civic responsibility. Learn more from colleagues who find that these experiences strengthen students’ learning.
Friday, November 1 Fundamentals of the Faculty Accomplishment System (FAS) 1:00 - 2:00 PM CTL Conference Room -589 Lucas Get to know the FAS and begin working on your annual review by uploading and entering files into the University of Missouri FAS software. Bring a laptop and flash drive with a current C.V. (Reserve a laptop, if needed, by calling the Technology Support Center (211 Lucas), 314.516.6034).
Tuesday, December 10 Preparing for Promotion and Tenure Review for Tenure Track Faculty 10:00 - 11:30 AM CTL Conference Room -589 Lucas Colleagues serving on tenure and promotion committees and those recently reviewed offer advice about documenting one's accomplishments and preparing for review. Co-sponsor: Faculty Senate.
Wednesday, December 11 Preparing for Promotion for Non-Tenure Track Faculty Members 10:00 - 11:30 AM CTL Conference Room -589 Lucas Colleagues share strategies for documenting effective teaching and/or research. Learn what constitutes evidence and how to collect and present it in an Electronic Portfolio. Co-sponsor: Faculty Senate.
Wednesday, December 11 Preparing for Promotion to Full Professor Noon-1:30 PM CTL Conference Room - 589 Lucas Colleagues serving on UMSL’s ATP Committee and those recently reviewed offer information about the process and advice about preparing for review. Co-sponsor: Faculty Senate. May we order a boxed lunch for you? Please register by December 5.
“I Paid My Tuition; Where’s My A?” Moving From Consumerism to Professionalism Thursday, December 12 9:00 - 10:30 AM CTL Conference Room Give advance thought to planning spring semester syllabi by joining this roundtable discussion on classroom civility.
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