Center for Faculty Development
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Ronald Trujillo, Dragon Dance #3, 2014, oil on canvas
Upcoming Events and News
your calendars for a number of professional development events that the Center
for Faculty Development has planned for the Spring 2015 semester.
• Plan now for the 2015 Maymester and
Summer semester by attending the “Teaching in Condensed Formats”
workshop on February 13th, 2015.
• Join us at the next CFD Meet & Greet on January 29th,
2015 the new CFD exhibition featuring recents paintings by Ronald
Trujillo, lecturer in painting and drawing in the Visual Arts Department at
• Consider submitting a proposal for the 2015-2016 President’s Teaching & Learning
Collaborative (PTLC). Applications are now available.
• Watch of the 2015-2016 Faculty Development Grant requests for proposals that
will be available on the CFD website by the end of January 2015.
• Choose one of a variety
of workshops offered by CU Online at the 2015 Winter Web Camp offered the week before classes
start (https://cuonline.catalog.instructure.com/browse/faculty/courses/winter-web )
• Join your colleagues at one of the Lunch & Learn sessions scheduled
across the Spring 2015 semester.
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
2015 Winter Web Camp-Workshops by CU Online
Save your seat or join online! January 13-16, 2015
Workshop topics include: Canvas Basics, Academic Honesty, Learning Objectives, Mobile and Universal Design, Effective Online Meetings and Course Prepardness.
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 - Spring 2015
Stop by the CFD and review a new exhibition of creative work by Ronald Trujillo, Lecturer in Painting and Drawing in the College of Arts & Media. Trujillo’s work has been exhibited widely in venues throughout the Front Range such as the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Regis University, CU Boulder Art Museum, Rule Gallery, William Havu Gallery and Artwork Network. His work has appeared in selected group exhibitions across the country, most notably in New York City with Associate American Artists and the Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn.
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.