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Center for Faculty Development

Improve Your Practice. Develop Your Career.

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Travis Vermilye, Labyrinth Series, 2013, digital print on aluminum

Upcoming Events and News

All faculty welcome!

September 15, 2014- Save the date for Scott Lewis, J.D.

One of the most in-demand higher education risk management consultants in the country! Scott Lewis J.D. .pdf

​2014/2015 Lunch and 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.

Early fall term sessions include canvas resources; cutting edge tools and applications for teaching; and support for tenure-track faculty.
 2014/2015 Lunch and Learn Descriptions.docx​
Downtown Campus Faculty Awards Ceremony
All faculty welcome!

The 2014 downtown campus faculty award winners will be honored at a ceremony on September 5, 2014, north classroom atrium, 10am-noon

New Faculty Exhibition at CFD
The CFD is currently featuring a new exhibition of creative work by Travis Vermilye, Assistant Professor of Art, College of Arts & Media. Vermilye's work draws on more than ten years of professional practice as a medical illustrator.  Examining public health issues, his drawings and prints presents health information through a combination of illustrative techniques, information visualization, and design process.  Please stop by the center to view this compelling creative work and learn more about the services that CFD offers Denver campus faculty.

Check out the CFD Blog​ to keep up with the center's news, activities and programs.

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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