Future Faculty Teaching Institute

The Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) announces the CET Future Faculty Teaching Institute: a training program intended to prepare future faculty to pursue excellence in their teaching, beginning with exposure to an essential background in effective pedagogy. Participants who complete a minimum of 12 sessions will be awarded a certificate of completion.

The Future Faculty Teaching Institute is comprised of a series of 14 lunch workshops.  Participants may elect to attend either the Monday or Tuesday cohort for Fall 2018.

Sign up here to enroll in the Monday Cohort, meeting 12:00 noon-1:00 pm.

Monday, August 20
Monday, August 27
Monday, September 10
Monday, September 17
Monday, September 24
Monday, October 1
Monday, October 8
Monday, October 15
Monday, October 22
Monday, October 29
Monday, November 5
Monday, November 12
Monday, November 19
Monday, November 26

Sign up here to enroll in the Tuesday Cohort, meeting 12:30-1:30 pm.

Tuesday, August 21
Tuesday, August 28
Tuesday, September 11
Tuesday, September 18
Tuesday, September 25
Tuesday, October 2
Tuesday, October 9
Tuesday, October 16
Tuesday, October 23
Tuesday, October 30
Tuesday, November 6
Tuesday, November 13
Tuesday, November 20
Tuesday, November 27

The workshops are designed to provide future faculty:

  • Best practices for higher ed course design
  • Essential pedagogy for teaching and learning
  • Strategies for developing an inclusive learning environment
  • Practical techniques to enhance student learning
  • Opportunities for collaborative peer review 

A sampling of specific workshop topics include:

  • Facilitating challenging discussions
  • Incorporating strategic questioning
  • Enhancing student-instructor and student-student interaction
  • Designing for multimedia instruction
  • Creating effective assessment practices