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Center for Faculty Development

Improve Your Practice. Develop Your Career.

Patti Hallock, 2010

Upcoming Events and News​

The Center for Faculty Development is featuring  a new exhibition of photographs by Patti Hallock, Lecturer, Photography program, in the College of Arts & Media. Hallock received her BFA in photography from the University of Colorado Denver in 2004 and her MFA in photography in 2007 from Parsons, The New School for Design in New York. She works digitally in both medium and large format film. In 2013 Hallock was invited to exhibit work from her project, The West Is Here in a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Denver. A book about this series was published in conjunction with the exhibition and included an essay by Karen Brooks from the Petrie Institute of Western American Art at the Denver Art Museum. Hallock is represented in Denver by Goodwin Fine Art; her photographs are in both public and private collections and have been exhibited widely in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Grant Opportunities for Supporting High Impact Practices

 The Office of the Provost, Center for Faculty Dvelopment (CFD), Office of Undergraduate Experiences, and Office of Diversity and Inclusion are supporting three new grant initiatives. Proposals for each initiative (#1. HIP-Centric Professional Learning Communities;
#2. HIP -Centric Program Development: Integration & Scaffolding of HIPs; and #3. Diversity/Global Learning Cohort ) are due December 11th, 2015 to support faculty, staff and students during the Spring 2016 semester.

 Lunch & Learn Series

The CFD is pleased to sponsor the 2015-2016 Lunch & Learn series that provides faculty the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues across campus and learn about resources to support and enhance teaching, research funding, and creative activities while enjoying lunch. Upcoming topics include:

  RTP Information Session for Tenure- Track Faculty

  Faculty Development Grant Awardee Panel​

  Presentation Design: Strategies That Make a Difference

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Teaching Online in Condensed Formats

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) will sponsor a two session workshop to assist faculty members who are planning to teach a new online course or an existing online course for the first time in Maymester or in the Summer 2016 semester.  The “Teaching Online in Condensed Formats” workshop will demonstrate complimentary (face-to-face and online) illustrations of best practices for designing or restructuring a traditional semester-long course without compromising requirements, rigor, or curriculum standards. 

The “Teaching Online in Condensed Formats” workshop includes two sessions. Attendance at sessions 1 and 2 is mandatory in order to be eligible for a professional development stipend, however all sessions are open to individuals just seeking that content. Note, session #2 is offered twice, participants should choose the one meeting date (option A or B) that works best for them.​

Please see attachment for more details and the registration link ​Teaching Online in Condensed Formats (SU 16).docx

​​CU Online

Help your students succeed with Canvas. Learn how to maximize automated test proctoring. Get hands-on experiences using Zoom---your web conferencing solution. Check out the wide array of in-person and webinar trainings throughout the Fall 2015 semester.

 Faculty Writing Assistance

The Writing Center is now offering specialized assistance to CU Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus faculty through our Online Drop Box. This service is designed to assist faculty with integrating writing across the curriculum, developing and scaffolding writing assignments, grading student writing, and effectively commenting on student work. Faculty members can submit assignment prompts, rubrics, and course materials to our Faculty Online Drop Box for feedback.​

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Online Tutorials

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.

Find a Grant

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

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.


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