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Faculty Development Spring 2017 Program Offerings

Feel free to apply for multiple FLCs. General questions can be directed to Zach Justus zjustus@csuchico.edu specific questions should be directed to FLC leaders. All applications due on 12/9/2016.

Write An Article in 12 Weeks

FLC Leader: Chris Fosen
Target Audience: All faculty including lecturers, tenured, and tenure-track
Compensation: $500 in professional development
Workload: Meeting two hours every other week for 12 weeks and a substantial commitment to writing
Brief Description: Using texts on scholarly writing in various disciplines, groups will meet for two hours every other week in spring 2017 to discuss progress and offer feedback and structured support. Participants will receive copies of books on scholarly writing and will read and discuss chapters on such topics as article structure, revision, scholarly tone, and responding to journal decisions.

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Improve Your Teaching Practice:

Tips, Strategies, and Resources
FLC Leader: Paula Selvester
Target Audience: All faculty including lecturers, tenured, and tenure-track. This FLC will be especially valuable to tenure-track hires new to teaching.
Compensation: $500 in professional development
Workload: Regular meetings
Brief Description: First time teaching this many classes? Feeling just a little wobbly about your classes or like you are barely coming up for air? Do you sometimes feel you are living a life of quiet desperation? Don’t go it alone! Join some other new faculty members who are ready for some teaching tips and strategies that increase student engagement and target a diverse demographic who have a variety of interests, backgrounds, and abilities.

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We are a Hispanic Serving Institution: Now What?

FLC Leader: Teresita Curiel
Target Audience: All faculty including lecturers, tenured, and tenure-track
Compensation: $500 in professional development
Workload: Five two hour workshops plus outside reading (schedule in full description  
Brief Description: This Faculty Learning Community (FLC) is designed to introduce faculty members to what it means to work at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), and how we can better serve the students and the region in light of these developments.

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Quality Online Learning and Teaching

FLC Leader: Chiara Ferrari
Target Audience: All faculty including lecturers, tenured, and tenure-track interested in online and hybrid teaching
Compensation: $500 in professional development
Workload: Seven two hour hands-on workshops
Brief Description: The purpose of this FLC is to provide faculty the opportunity to design or redesign a course (taught partly or fully online), supported by the QOLT coordinator, TLP, and other experts in pedagogy and academic technology.

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Leadership Initiative

FLC Leader: Deborah Summers
Target Audience: Faculty interested in developing as academic leaders. This FLC is the most useful for individuals currently in leadership positions or considering a leadership position in the future.
Compensation: $500 in professional development
Workload: 10-12pm Friday meetings once per month plus outside reading and work
Brief Description: The group will work on knowledge and skills that should directly benefit you in your current and future leadership roles. We have capacity for up to 12 participants.

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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.

More...

Inside Chico State: "A Global Perspective"

This year, our campus welcomed a number of new international faculty members. Read more about how this brings a deeper insight and perspective to our campus in the new article in "Inside Chico State"

"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". 

Announcements

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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SOTL Call For Applications

The Faculty Development Program is offering faculty awards of up to $1,000 in Professional Development Funds. Proposals are due by December 2, 2016 and submitted electronically at https://goo.gl/forms/sxCjtnkc8L0b5Bcq1. Find out more information HERE

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