Other MSU Faculty Development Opportunities Beyond F&OD

Faculty Development Open to All MSU Instructors: Teaching

  Face-to Face Workshops

    • October 16-19, 2014
    • Interdisciplinary Public Problems, the Global Community, and Diversity
    • IT Services coordinates two days of no-charge seminars to instructors and graduate assistants on technology topics on May 6-7, 2014.
    • Workshops are designed to support faculty, academic staff, and graduate assistants in their teaching and research roles by providing seminars for online learning and instruction in the use of a variety of software tools.
  • Engaging Millennial Learners - Friday, February 7th from 3:00-4:00pm in B135 Wells Hall
    • Presenters: Anne Baker, Sandhya Shanker, and Shannon Spasova
    • Hosted by the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA). The presentation will include research-based evidence with respect to the qualities of millennial learners and teaching implications in the language classroom.
    • For more information, please contact Sandhya Shanker, Academic Specialist at shankers@msu.edu.
  • Explorations in Instructional Technology – Brown Bag Series sponsored by MSU Libraries & IT Services, and the MSU College of Natural Science.
    • Contact Sev Grabski at grabski@msu.edu to be added to the notification list for this series.
  • Conversations on Online Pedagogy and Best Practices
  • Faculty Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology – MSU Libraries & IT Services; technology for faculty – offered twice a year – end of Fall and Spring semesters:
  • Online and Blended Teaching Workshops –

Online Workshops, Training and Resources

  • On Pedagogy and Androgogy
    • F&OD Online Instructional Resources (OIR) – A vetted list of online resources on various faculty development topics.
    • F&OD – Asynchronous Teaching Essentials Workshops:
  • ​For credit program:  Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning. Offered by Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) program in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at Michigan State University: http://education.msu.edu/ead/hale/certificate/
  • Online Technology Training
    • Teaching Online – Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT): http://tech.msu.edu/teaching .  This website provides online advice and resources for teaching online.

Faculty Development Open to Select MSU Instructors: Teaching

  • STEM faculty:  “Essential Teaching Techniques for STEM Faculty” http://TeachingEssentials.msu.edu
    • Testing Thinking with a Bubble Sheet: Writing Quality Multiple-Choice Questions, Kathy Doig (Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program, College of Natural Science) on  Wednesday, January 15
    • Problem-Based Learning (PBL), John Sticklen (Applied Engineering Science Program, College of Engineering) on Thursday, February 13
    • Teaching and Learning Through the Use of Controversies, Rique Campa (Fisheries and Wildlife and Associate Dean, The Graduate School) on Wednesday, March 12
    • Final Session TBA on Wednesday, April 16 OR Thursday, April 17
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants: Teaching Assistant Programs:  http://tap.msu.edu/
  • College of Human Medicine, Office of Medical Education:

Faculty Development Open to MSU Instructors:  Not Directly Teaching

Diversity – Education for Sustainable Diversity by the Office of Inclusion:
Intercultural Education Network (IEN):
Center for Statistical Training and Consulting(C-STAT):
Office of the Ombudsman:
This Office is a stellar resource for many faculty questions about students, grading, etc.  They also occasionally provide workshops for faculty on related topics.
Office of the Registrar:
Opening Doors: A Personal and Professional Journey:
Outreach & Engagement:
Persons with Disabilities (RCPD):
Research Facilitation and Dissemination:
Research Forum:
Spartans Learn – Professional development & technology training opportunities:
Women’s Center:
Writing Center:
Workshops for you for your students: http://writing.msu.edu/workshop-catalog/
Services for you and/or your students: http://writing.msu.edu/resources/

External Faculty Development Opportunities:

The Teaching Professor Technology Conference
Educause Learning Initiative Webinars
Teaching and Learning with Technology: The TLT group:  Friday online workshops:
The Sloan Consortium Webinars