CAT+FD: Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development
 
 

Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development

Our mission: the development of faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility.

Current RFPs

Support for First-Time Grant Writing
Funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this initiative aims to support Xavier faculty who are new to grant writing.
Due Friday, September 16th
[learn more]

Fall 2016 Calendar

We've posted a printable version of our 2016 fall calendar. Suitable for framing! [more]

Annual Report

Our 2016 annual report is now available. [more]

Migration

Our site has moved to a new server. Thanks to Karl Findorff and Yamlak Tsega of ITC for their stalwart efforts.

New Courses

Teaching a new course at Xavier? Revised an existing course? Please list it.

Recent Photos

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Upcoming Events

August 22nd-May 8th:
A Quarter of Quiet Every Monday at half past noon [details]

Wednesday, August 31st:
Back to Basics: Student Motivation How do you motivate students to learn? How to do keep students motivated throughout the semester? [details]

Thursday, September 1st:
New Faculty Brown Bag #1 Teaching at an HBCU [details]

Friday, September 2nd:
September Writing Lock-In Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write. [details]

Thursday, September 8th:
Value of Voice: Using VoiceThread for Teaching and Learning Attend this workshop to find out how to create a more engaging and effective learning environment with the addition of VoiceThreads. [details]

Friday, September 23rd:
Why Students Don't Learn What We Think We Teach Understand why formal education often fails to make substantive and lasting changes in how learners think and behave. [details]

Monday, September 26th:
Fall Faculty Book Club #1 This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning" by James Lang. [details]

Friday, October 7th:
October Writing Lock-In Come spend a few distraction-free hours writing that thing you need to write. [details]

Monday, October 24th:
Fall Faculty Book Club #2 This year, the Fall Faculty Book Club is reading "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning" by James Lang. [details]

Monday, October 24th:
Blackboard Drop-in Session Do you need help setting up your Blackboard Grade Book? Do you want to get answers to those nagging Blackboard questions? If the answer is yes, this one-on-one session is for you. [details]

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kennesaw State University maintains a list of journals that publish SoTL research and/or address issues in higher education as well as a list of teaching conferences.


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