The CFE Large Course Redesign Initiative supports faculty members interested in implementing changes to a large enrollment course in order to improve student engagement and learning outcomes. Learn More
The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) works with faculty members to explore the appropriate and effective use of digital technologies, in partnership with other campus organizations such as ITS-Teaching and Learning, OASIS, and University Libraries. Learn More
The CFE is proud to welcome Steve Buzinski as its first faculty-in-residence. Learn More
The UNC Makerspace program 'Creating Scientists' focuses on the design and making of physical objects as a way to learn. The CFE supports faculty in exploring teaching through making in a new Makerspace Project.
The Summer Writing Group (SWG) Program brings together faculty members from all disciplines and career stages in small groups to help spur writing productivity and foster cross-disciplinary connections.
The Future Faculty Fellowship Program (FFFP) is a semester-long program that introduces graduate students to evidence-based teaching practices, helps them understand the roles and responsibilities of faculty members at different types of institutions of higher education, and helps them reflect … Continued
The Faculty Peer Visits Program Fall 2017 instructors have been announced! The Faculty Peer Visits Program provides UNC-CH faculty members the opportunity to see peers implementing interactive and inclusive methods in a live classroom setting. Whether you are an instructor … Continued
CFE is delighted to announce its second cohort of Graduate Student Fellows. The 2017-18 Fellows bring expertise from a range of disciplines from across campus: Jacqueline Chang, Department of Nutrition Sarah Gaby, Department of Sociology Ampson Hagan, Department of Anthropology … Continued
Steven G. Buzinski, Ph.D. is a Social Psychologist with a long-running interest in SoTL. Steve joined his first teaching learning community while in graduate school at the University of Maryland and has been an active member of the SoTL community … Continued
2018-19 Call for Proposals Announced! Faculty members from a wide range of disciplines are rethinking the way they teach large-enrollment courses. They are complementing the traditional lecture with instructional technologies and active learning methods based on decades of research about how students learn. The … Continued
Technological change is now one of the accepted constants influencing life and work on campus and beyond. UNC instructors are using technology to explore new opportunities to engage and challenge students, to lower barriers to student access, and to make their … Continued
The Professional Exploration and Growth grants program supports full-time faculty members (at any stage of their careers) who are seeking structured learning opportunities which help them broaden their skills as teachers, scholars, and leaders. Typically, these opportunities are (1) voluntarily … Continued
Carolina faculty members have a long tradition of innovation in the classroom. Their willingness to experiment with promising new instructional techniques and models has benefited students and peers on this campus and beyond. The impact of their work is especially … Continued
CFE research offers small publication and presentation grants to support faculty-level research communication efforts. Examples of projects that could be funded include: Reflective essay focusing on your own experiences with communicating your research to broader audiences Case studies focusing on … Continued
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