Center for Faculty Development
Improve Your Practice. Develop Your Career.
Melissa Furness, Disentanglement
(detail), July-August, 2014 Site-specific
installation, Shankill Castle, Kilkenny County, Ireland
Upcoming Events and News
2014/2015 CFD Lunch & Learn Series
The CU Denver Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and CU Online are pleased to sponsor the 2014-2015 Lunch & Learn series that provides faculty the opportunity to meet and network with their colleagues across campus and learn about resources to support and enhance teaching and creative activities while enjoying lunch. Please check back regularly for an updated listing of scheduled Lunch & Learn sessions. Lunch will be provided at these informal sessions where facilitated discussions encourage open conversation amongst all participants. Sessions include canvas resources; cutting edge tools and applications for teaching; and support for tenure-track faculty. Lunch and Learn descriptions.doc
2014 Denver Campus
Faculty Award Honorees
2014 Denver campus faculty award winners were honored at a ceremony on September 5, 2014. For more information visit the following link for a listing of both Denver and Anschutz Awardees. 2014 Faculty Awards
New Faculty Exhibition at CFD
Stop by the CFD and review a new exhibition of creative work by Melissa Furness, Associate Professor, Painting /Drawing & Illustration Program in the College of Arts & Media. Furness’ work has been most influenced by her experiences of travel, which have included artist residencies in the countries of Ireland, Hungary and Poland, and those in the U.S. in Berkeley, California and at Yaddo in New York.
Check out the CFD Blog to keep up with the center's news, activities and programs.
Improve learning in your classroom.
Find strategies on topics ranging from managing large classrooms to employing early assessments and online tools, all to promote teaching effectiveness and improve student performance.
New workshops and seminars are offered each semester. If a workshop doesn’t fit your schedule, see our collection of self-paced tutorials and online resources.
Jump-start your research with a grant.
Develop a research project or attend a conference. Hire a student assistant or buy special equipment or software. Find a faculty development grant that fits your needs.
The Center sponsors three separate grant programs, each tailored to meet a specific need, yet all are designed to propel you toward achieving your goals. Check back often for news about upcoming grants, so that you can be well prepared when it comes time to submit your grant proposal.
Develop your career.
Let us match you with another mentor, consult with you on your tenure process, or review you promotion dossier. Take advantage of the lessons learned and wisdom earned by those that came before you. The Center offers dozens of resources to steer you in the direction you want to go; see the ways we can help in your professional development.