CAFE Events

FALL 2019 FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CALENDAR

Go here to check out the Faculty Professional Development Calendar, 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, the College of Arts, Sciences and Business, and the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE).

Upcoming

WEEKLY - Every Wednesday: 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.

 

SEPTEMBER 18 - LIBRARY WORKSHOPS: OPEN ACCESS

 6-7pm, Library 103

Register at https://libcal.mst.edu/calendar/events/openaccess
This workshop will discuss the various forms fo open access publishing, the economics of open access, and tips on how to publish in open access journals.

SEPTEMBER 18 - early career faculty forum: undergraduate advising 101

4-5pm, Library 103
Advising can take many forms. Beginning advisors will learn advising basics, and tools available to support you as an advisor.

SEPTEMBER 25 - library workshop: maximizing your research impact and visibility

6-7pm, Library 103
Register at https://libcal.mst.edu/calendar/events/openaccess
With so much scholarly output being produced, being noticed is becoming increasingly difficult. This workshop will explor the ways to maximize your impact and increase your visibility as a researcher, utilizing ORCID, scholarly profiles, open access, social media, and more.

SEPTEMBER 25 & 26 - Focus on Teaching & Learning conference at umsl

University of Missouri - St. Louis
Registration is free for all Missouri S&T educators. For more information, visit http://www.umsl.edu/services/ctl/fttc/register.html

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CAFE News

Five proposals for provost’s eFellows grants, funded by The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE), have been awarded for 2019-2020 as part of a program which promotes innovative and collaborative course design for blended or fully online courses. CAFE provided $20,000 to fund the following five projects:

  • “Course Design: Historical Representation in Video Games (History 4281),” Andrew Behrendt, assistant professor, history and political science, $5,000.
  • “American Literature Since the Civil War, Significant Course Revision and Redesign (English 1222),” Trent Brown, professor, English and technical communication, $2,500.
  • “Philosophy 1115 Introduction to Logic,” Darin Finke, associate teaching professor, arts, languages, and philosophy, $3,500.
  • “CS Software Engineering Capstone Design (CS 4090, CS 4091),” Michael Gosnell, assistant teaching professor, computer science, $4,000.
  • “Course Redesign Computer Engineering 2210 – Intro to Digital Logic,” Robert Woodley, assistant teaching professor, electrical and computer engineering, $5,000.

The provost’s eFellows program provides funding to improve the learning environment while maximizing the physical learning facilities available for instruction. Support is provided by the CAFE instructional designers using best practices for eLearning. Projects will be piloted in at least one course section in academic year 2020, and expanded to additional course sections in the following semesters. For more information about the Provost’s eFellows program, visit http://cafe.mst.edu/fundingprograms/efellows/