Calendar

 

 

February
1st

NFI Meeting: Discussion with “The Science of Successful Learning” Reading Group

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

During this session, Professor John Buck and members of his reading group will share what they have learned over the last semester.

February 
8

NFI meeting: Teaching with Technology

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Facilitated by the Instructional Development Team. Learn about technologies available for UMD faculty and the pedagogical uses of these technologies.

February
15

NFI meeting: Teaching Challenges

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

New faculty will submit issues they have encountered while teaching and together we will discuss solutions.  Subjects that have already been proposed improved include: crafting successful group assignments and adjusting pedagogy/assignments for large class size.

February
22

NFI Meeting: Cristina Mehrtens, Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning for the OFD

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Cristina Mehrtens, Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning for the OFD, will discuss teaching and learning opportunities and programs offered by the Office of Faculty Development.

March
1

NFI Meeting: Nick Anguelov, Assistant Director of Research for the OFD

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Nick Anguelov,Assistant Director of Research for the OFD, will discuss research opportunities and programs offered by the Office of Faculty Development.

March
8

A Day in the Life of a UMD student

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Faculty will hear about the day to day life of students at UMass Dartmouth as told from their perspective.

March 
15

Free Week: SPRING BREAK

March
22

NFI Meeting: Work/Life Balance

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314          

A handful of faculty will join us for a discussion on issues related to work/life balance.

March
29

NFI Meeting: Service Learning

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Matt Roy will discuss the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement and the opportunities that are available for faculty.

April
5

NFI Meeting: College Now

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Anne Boisvert will discuss the College Now and START programs.

April 
12

NFI Meeting: Contract Renewals and FAR

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Faculty Annual Review workshop and Contract Renewal Q&A. You may bring a laptop to start working on your FAR.

 April
19

NFI meeting with OFD: Teaching with Meat Presentations

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Rob Darst and participants in the year-long “Teaching and Learning” seminar will discuss their projects.

 April
26

NFI final meeting: Reviewing the year

3:00-4:00 pm; OFD Lounge

Wrapping up the semester. Feel free to request a focus on a specific issue. Otherwise, an informal discussion of your experiences.

   

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