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February
4

NFI meeting: Teaching with technology
3:00-5:00 pm; Library 225

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

February 
11

NFI Meeting: Library Liaisons

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 233

Librarians who work with different disciplines will review and answer questions about resources available to faculty and students.

February
18

NFI Meeting: Faculty Federation and Faculty Senate

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Susan Krumholz (President, Faculty Federation) and Grant O’Rielly (President, Faculty Senate) will discuss faculty governance.

February
25

NFI Meeting: Publishing

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Anna Klobucka (Portuguese) and Whitney Hable (Biology) will discuss publishing in journals and other venues, drawing on their experience both as journal editor (Klobucka) and prolific researchers. The discussion will include publishing processes such as preparing a manuscript for a journal and the revise and resubmit process.

March
4

NFI Meeting: Teaching

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

This session will be led by Cathy Smilan, OFD Assistant Director. Topic TBA.

March 
11

NFI Meeting: Commercial Ventures Intellectual Property (CVIP) and Institutional Compliance Overview

3:00-4:00 pm; Library 314

Andrew Karberg, Director of Institutional Ethics & Compliance, will discuss and answer questions on commercial ventures and on institutional compliance. This session is mandatory for those who did ot attend it i the fall.

March
18

No NFI - Spring Break

  

March
25

NFI Meeting: Participants' Research

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314                                

In this session, participants will exchange information about their own research, aiming not only to enlighten their colleagues but also—and most importantly—to explore possibilities for interdisciplinary research.   

 April 
1

NFI Meeting: Teaching Narratives

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

This is a hands-on session. Please bring copies of syllabi, representative assignment sheets, peer review reports, etc. We will begin drafting your teaching narrative.

April
8

NFI Meeting: Research Naratives

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

In this session we will begin drafting your research narrative. Feel free to bring your laptop containing information about your research at UMD.

 April
15

NFI Meeting: Contract Renewals and FAR

3:00-4:00 pm; Library 314

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

April
22

NFI meeting: “Burning questions”

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

This session will be dedicated to answering questions that participants may have. Questions may be related to any aspect of research, teaching or service and may be answered by the OFD director and/or by other participants. 

April
29

NFI final meeting: Reviewing the year

3:00-4:00 pm; OFD Lounge (Library 220)

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

The session will be followed by:

Wine and cheese

4:00-6:00 pm; OFD Lounge (Library 220)

   

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