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January 31st

NFI meeting: Teaching Challenges w/Cristina Mehrtens, Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning for the OFD

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

New faculty will share issues they have encountered while teaching and together we will discuss solutions. Subjects that have previously been discussed include: crafting successful group assignments and adjusting pedagogy/assignments for large class size.   At 3:30, Cristina Mehrtens will join us to discuss the services and programs the Office of Faculty Development offers with regard to teaching.

 February
7

NFI Meeting: Teaching with Technology

3:00-5:00 pm, Library 314 

This session will be facilitated by the Instructional Development Team. Together we will learn about technologies available for UMD faculty and the pedagogical uses of these technologies.

February 14

NFI Meeting: OUR / Honors Program

3:00-5:00 pm, OFD Lounge

Representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Honors Program will discuss and answer questions about their programs.

February
21

Discussion with “The Slow Professor” Reading Group

3:00-5:00pm; Library 314

During this session, members of last semester’s Slow Professor reading group will share what they learned.

March
7

NFI Meeting: College Now

3:00-5:00pm; Library 314

Anne Boisvert will discuss the College Now and START programs.

March
14

Spring Break, NO NFI Meeting

March
21

NFI Meeting: Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality, Title IX,

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Juli Parker will discuss the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality and Deb Majewski and David Gomes will share important information regarding Title IX.

March
28

NFI Meeting: Library Services

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Lorraine Heffernan and her team of reference librarians will discuss services available to faculty and students.

April
4

NFI Meeting: Contract Renewals and FAR

3:00-5:00pm; Library 314

Faculty Annual Review workshop and Contract Renewal Q&A

April
11

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.

April      18       

NFI meeting with OFD: Teaching and Learning Fellows Discuss Their Projects

3:00-5:00pm; OFD Lounge

Cathy Smilan and participants in the year-long “Teaching and Learning” fellowship will discuss their projects.

 April      25    

NFI final meeting: The Year in Review

3:00-5:00 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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