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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 Center for Faculty Excellence welcomes Dr. Darin J. Knapp as its new Associate Director for Faculty Development in Research. Dr. Knapp brings 31 years of interdisciplinary basic research experience to the Center with extensive experience in mentoring, grantwriting, research, … Continued
We are currently accepting applications for the next Course Design Institute (June 4/6/8, 2018; 12:30-4:30pm) until Friday, May 11, 2018. Each three-day CDI offers structured opportunities for developing your course while receiving feedback from your peers throughout the process. You … Continued
Sarah Gaby, one of the six Graduate Student Fellows (GSFs) working with the CFE this past academic year, received a teaching award from Provost Bob Blouin at a recent ceremony honoring this year’s winners. Gaby was recognized with a Tanner … Continued
The final presentations for the Spring 2018 Future Faculty Fellowship Program begin tomorrow, April 11th. 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 … Continued
The new recipients of the CFE Large Course Redesign Grants have been announced. This program is designed to support faculty members committed to making their large enrollment courses more effective and engaging. Matt Andrews – History Melinda Beck – … 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 continues to influence life and work on campus and beyond. UNC instructors are using technology to explore new opportunities to engage students, to lower barriers to student access, and to make their own teaching practices more satisfying and effective. … 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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