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Academy e-Learning 9.1: Teaching with Help

Leadership: Faculty Development and the Technology and Learning Program
Compensation: $750 (taxable income)
Workload: June 1-2, 5-7 9am-4pm intensive plus assessment reporting
Brief Description: You are invited to participate in Academy e-Learning (AeL) Cohort 9.1, launching with the first of this summer’s one-week institutes --Teaching with Help. During this intensive institute, we will explore highly effective strategies for mentoring and working with TAs/mentors so you can realize their full potential and value in your course(s). Your work during this institute will focus on incorporating assistants, in all their forms, into your courses in meaningful ways.
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Academy e-Learning 9.2: Best Practices for Working with Student Writing

Leadership: Faculty Development and the Technology and Learning Program
Compensation: $750 (taxable income)
Workload: August 3-4, 7-9 9am-4pm intensive plus assessment reporting
Brief Description: You are invited to participate in Academy e-Learning (AeL) Cohort 9.2, the second of this summer’s one-week institutes. In recognition of the campus’ on-going interest in high impact educational practices, this institute is focused on supporting students’ writing.
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Writing Bootcamp

Leadership: Chris Fosen
Compensation: $500 (taxable income)
Workload: May 23-26 8am-4pm
Brief Description: You are invited to take part in a one-week writing bootcamp. Applicants are expected to be physically present and participate all day. Since our goal is substantive writing, it is most suitable for projects that are already well under way.
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Learning Enhancement Grants

Brief Description: The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is offering faculty awards of up to $5,515 to improve quality and productivity in learning and teaching in a course or program. Projects that strongly enhance student learning and have a demonstrable impact receive priority consideration. Proposals should address relevance to the University Strategic Plan. Funds awarded in spring of 2017 must be expended between July 1, 2017 and May 30, 2018. Proposals are due by Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5pm.
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Just in time Professional Development

Brief Description: The Faculty Development Program is offering faculty awards of up to $1,000 in Professional Development Funds to support faculty who need to attend a conference or support a project. The funds must be expended by 5/30/2017.
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Professional Development Funds are available to defray costs related to attendance of a conference or workshop (for professional development) and/or dissemination of research at an academic or professional conference. The spending of these funds is limited to items listed on the Academic Affairs Professional Development Funds site. You can receive funds to offset the cost of a conference you already attended this fiscal year. Professional development funds must be used or encumbered by the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2017. Please work with your departmental support staff to utilize these funds in compliance with the year-end fiscal schedule.

VPAA Faculty Development information and links to expenditure guidelines are found here: http://www.csuchico.edu/vpaa/planning/forms/facultydev.shtml 

All professional development expenditures, regardless of source, must be expended from your departmental Professional Development DeptID. All purchases are University property. Preapproval is required prior to any and all travel, purchase, hire, contract, service, etc.

CELT

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) provides resources to faculty and academic departments to assist faculty in creating dynamic classes, furthering academic reasearch and writing, and providng additional support towards scholarship. 

What Does CELT Do?

  • Sponsors annual Conference on Excellence in Learning and Teaching
  • Administers Learning Enhancement Grants & Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants
  • Conducts CELT Workshops Throughout the Year
  • Maintains a Video Archive of previous workshops and conference sessions
  • Contributes to New Faculty Orientation and Support, Academy e-Learning (AeL), and Excellence in Online Instruction (EOI)
  • Conducts New Faculty Surveys
  • Provides Lending Library of Teaching Resources
  • Publishes Online Teaching Tips and Resources
  • Sponsors Recognition of Student Achievement (Glenn Kendall Award)
  • Offers Optional and Personalized Teaching Feedback
  • Arranges Individual or Group Consultation
  • Supports Graduate Student Teachers

Our office supports Chico State Faculty with: 

  • Learning & Teaching grants
  • Professional Development workshops
  • Faculty Learning Communities
  • Dedicated faculty space with free coffee
  • Finals week Grading Oasis with student support

Highlights

CELT Video Archive

Our Video Archive includes past workshops, conferences and First Friday forums.

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"My Life on the Road", by Gloria Steinem

Join along the community reading this year's Book in Common, Gloria Steinem's "My Life on the Road". 

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Tuesday Teaching Tips

Tuesday Teaching Tips offers information and encouragement about all things teaching! 

Caffeinated Cats

Our Caffeinated Cats podcast discusses life and learning at Chico State.

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