The Center for Faculty Developments organizes or co-sponsors a number of programs and events for faculty each semester. These programs seek to provide opportunities to explore and exchange ideas regarding teaching and learning and other professional matters. They are open to all faculty.

Center for Faculty Development Programs

Annual Spring Conference - the annual conference hosts faculty-facilitated concurrent sessions. Faculty submit proposals on the conference theme which are reviewed and selected by the IFO Teaching, Learning, and Faculty Development Committee

Annual Fall Teaching Workshop - the annual workshop offers faculty to meet and explore an aspect of the conference theme with the goal of hands-on work that produces a take away

Book Clubs - a program that brings small groups of faculty together for conversations about books on teaching and learning

Brown Bags - co-sponsored opportunities to gather over lunch to talk about a specific teaching and learning topic

Consulting Services - confidential conversations and classroom observations

Consult the Expert - bring your syllabus or assignment and talk to a consultant and get ideas and feedback. Consultants include Writing Expert, Diversity Expert, Public Speaking Expert, Math Expert, IRB, Research Experts (Qual and Quan) etc.

Co-sponsored Events - created and facilitated by other University units, such as the Center for Online Learning, Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship, Center for Accessibility Resources, Diversity Learning Subcommittee, Library Services, and Promotion and Tenure workshop

New Community Faculty Orientation - offers multiple agenda items to situate new community faculty for success in their teaching and at the University. Offered face-to-face and online

New Department Chairs Training - offers strategies and information to situate new department chairs for success in this new role

New Resident Faculty Seminar - a three-day event that presents roles, responsibilities, expectations and explores teaching and advising strategies to situate new resident faculty for success in their roles as full-time faculty

Publications - bi-weekly Teaching Tips, and our once-a-semester, Faculty News 

Talking About Teaching - informal gatherings around a specific teaching and learning topic or an informal discussion to talk about whatever it is on our minds

Teaching Enrichment Series - faculty-led discussions or presentations about a teaching and learning issue

Web-based resources - find journals and articles on a number of teaching and learning issues

Webinars - explore a teaching and learning topic and delivered online