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CFT Staff Can Help You Review and Recreate Over the Summer

Jul. 23, 2010—Summer time is here, and many faculty members have a break from their usual schedules, a chance to slow down a bit and recreate.  If you’ve got a breather, you may find this an opportune time to review and refresh your teaching plans and practices.  The Center for Teaching is open all summer, with consultants...

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Grant Funding Resources for Educational Initiatives

May. 12, 2010—Interested in seeking funding for an educational initiative of some kind?  Perhaps a course revision or a department- or school-level project?  Or perhaps collaborating with faculty at other universities?  The CFT has put together a collection of grant funding resources for educational initiatives.  This guide includes links to local grant-related resources, internal funding sources, searchable...

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Educational Components in Your Grant Proposal? The CFT Can Help!

Mar. 24, 2010—“The CFT consultant’s comments and suggestions greatly improved the educational components of my NSF grant proposal, making it a true CAREER one.” – Assistant Professor, Arts & Science Many research grants now require faculty members applying for them to consider educational initiatives that will broaden the impact of the grant.  CFT consultants are available to...

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Smile! You’re on Camera! – Using the Digital Video Consult Service

Mar. 4, 2010—“Thanks so much for such a helpful video consultation. It was incredibly valuable for me to be able to talk through ideas about teaching. That process is actually one of the ways I learn best. I was, in fact, thinking of our consult the other day as I tried to step back and let the...

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Now is a great time to schedule mid-semester feedback!

Feb. 5, 2010—The feedback students provide about your teaching on their end-of-semester course evaluations can be valuable in helping you improve and refine your teaching.  Soliciting mid-semester student feedback has the additional benefit of allowing you to hear your students’ concerns while there is still time in the semester to make appropriate changes.  A Small Group Analysis...

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