CAFE Events

FALL 2019 FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CALENDAR

Go here to check out the faculty development calendar for fall 2019, including events for tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty, sponsored by the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, the S&T Advising Center, the Academic Support Office, the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Chancellor’s Office and the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE).

AUGUST 21: EARLY CAREER FACULTY FORUM: Charting Your Path To Success

4 - 5pm, Library 202
Refine skills and develop usable products to be successful as a teacher-scholar at S&T. Identify topics you would like to cover in future forums.

AUGUST 21 & 28: NON-TENURE TRACK WEEKLY WEDNESDAY HAPPY HOUR

4:30 - 6pm, Rolla Public House Brewing Co
Join NTT colleagues for a time of casual conversation at this weekly event.

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CAFE News

Four educational research projects proposed by Missouri S&T faculty were funded for 2019-2020 as part of a mini-grant program which promotes scholarly inquiry into a question about teaching and learning. The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) provided nearly $16,000 to fund the following projects:

  • "The Impact of Awarding Digital Badges on Engineering Student Attitudes and Habits," Joan B. Schuman, associate teaching professor, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, $2,540.
  • "The Effect of the Sequencing of Linear Algebra (Math 3108) on Student Success," Xiaojing Chen-Murphy, assistant teaching professor, Mathematics and Statistics, $2,888.89.
  • "Making it Personal: Evaluating the Impact of a Self-Reference Writing Assignment on Memory Retention of Course Material," Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor, Psychological Science, $5,000.
  • "Development and Evaluation of an Early Alert System to Identify 'Academically' At-Risk Student," Nicolas Libre, assistant teaching professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, $5,000.

Go here for more information about the program.