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

FaCTS
The theme of FaCTS for the 2016-2017 academic year will be "Inverted Teaching and Learning."
Proposals due Friday, February 19th
[View the RFP]

Annual Report

Our 2015 annual report is now available. [more]

CAT+FD

The Center formerly known as CAT is proud to become the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development! We will be working on the acronym and logo materials soon. Thanks to Xavier faculty for participating in our poll to choose a new name that reflects our new mission. [more]

Associate Director for Programming

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching is delighted to announce that Dr. Jason Todd (English) will serve as our new Associate Director for Programming. In this role, Dr. Todd will assist in providing high-quality, relevant, evidence-based CAT programming in support of our new mission to serve faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility. In addition to his grant administration experience, he has worked with CAT staff to plan, implement, and assess a variety of faculty development activities related to the QEP. Dr. Todd will begin his work with us this summer. [more]

Revised and Expanded

Check out CAT's new revised and expanded mission. [more]

New Courses

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

Recent Photos

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Upcoming Events

January 12th-April 19th:
Contemplation & Conversation Every Tuesday this spring [details]

Monday, February 15th:
Science Education Research Group (SERG) Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues. [details]

Wednesday, February 17th:
Using VoiceThread to Enhance Discussions Attend this workshop to find out how to create a more engaging and effective learning environment with the addition of VoiceThreads. [details]

Thursday, February 18th:
Mentoring from the Mentee's Perspective ( Humanities and Behavioral and Social Sciences) Come hear about mentoring at Xavier from the point of view of mentees from the humanities and behavioral and social sciences at various stages of their undergraduate careers. [details]

Friday, February 19th:
ETC (Establishing an Online Presence) Applying acting techniques and other ways to create an online presence for your students [details]

Thursday, March 3rd:
Science Education Research Group (SERG) Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues. [details]

Friday, March 4th:
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]

Friday, March 11th:
ETC (Student Readiness for Online Courses) A panel of your peers will share their research and best practices to assess student readiness [details]

Monday, March 14th:
Science Education Research Group (SERG) Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues. [details]

Wednesday, March 16th:
Conducting Research for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Trying something innovative in the classroom? Interested in getting a publication out of that innovation? Learn everything you need to know at this workshop. [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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