Center for Faculty Development

The University of St. Thomas Center for Faculty Development supports the professional growth of faculty by providing responsive programming and grants to support faculty development in pedagogy, engagement of the profession, and service.

Latest News

Patricia Condé-Brooks, Associate Dean of Students
Join Student Diversity and Inclusion Services (SDIS) as we welcome a new academic year! We are excited about many collaborations with departments, faculty, and organizations on campus.
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Announcing the University of St. Thomas Inclusive Classroom Institute. The institute is open to all faculty and offers opportunities to build awareness, gain understanding, and implement new pedagogical strategies to improve the learning climate for all students. Faculty have the option of working toward Inclusive Classroom Institute certification.
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Dr. Mary Reichardt, Center for Faculty Develoment
Faculty Development writing consultations now on the Minneapolis Campus on Sept. 28 and Nov. 16 from 1-4 PM. Consultations also available in St. Paul.
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Dr. Ann Johnson, Director of the Center for Faculty Development, Professor of Psychology
Is it a diverse reading list or discussion of controversial topics? In some cases, but it goes deeper than that. Our St. Thomas commitment to diversity includes this phrase: “commitment to diversity means a commitment to the inclusion, welcome, and support of individuals from all groups” – and providing a welcoming climate and support to all requires pedagogical strategies that cut across all disciplines and topics.
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Laura Hansen, Research and Instruction Librarian
Do you use RefWorks? Do you encourage your students to do so? For those not in the know, RefWorks is an online citation management tool we subscribe to here at St Thomas for the use of faculty and students alike. Over the summer, a “New RefWorks” was rolled out, and all users will need to migrate their accounts to it this fall from what we’re calling “Legacy RefWorks,” or have their accounts automatically migrated in January 2017. Continue reading for some highlights of the New RefWorks, or find out more about on Getting Started subject guide.
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