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2015 Summer Seminar

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Faculty Development seeking proposals for annual Summer Seminar. Proposal deadline is 4PM on Friday, February 27, 2015.

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Faculty Development Grant Deadlines

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Upcoming Faculty Development grant deadlines for AY 2014-15.

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Did You Know @ UST Libraries:

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Welcome to “Did You Know @ UST Libraries” where we’ll highlight a feature of UST Libraries of particular interest to faculty.

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From the Director - February 2015

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This year I'm handing over the director's column from time to time so that you can hear from others around campus who can bring a valuable perspective on faculty development issues. This month we've asked Erika Scheurer, the director of our very successful Writing Across the Curriculum program to share some thoughts on the teaching of writing.

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Sabbatical Leave Awards for AY 2015-16

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Forty-three faculty awarded Sabbatical Leave for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Upcoming Events

On-Campus Writers’ Retreat

June 1-5, 2015.

Watch your UST email for registration information. The next retreats are June 1-5, 2015 and August 3-7, 2015.

The UST Center for Writing, JRC 361
The St. Paul Campus

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Fostering the Digital Humanities at St. Thomas

June 22-25, 2015

Seminar participants will be introduced to the field of digital humanities and the primary methodologies and tools available for researching, curating and incorporating electronic information and digital objects. Participants will have ample opportunities for hands-on experience with a variety of tools including Omeka and web-based GIS tools and will examine possibilities for individual scholarship and classroom application.

St. Paul Campus

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Moving Toward Blended Learning: Strategies and Tools for Fostering Meaningful Learning & Engagement

July 16 & 17, 2015
9am - 4pm

This two-day workshop led by Dr. Jason Rhode will help you move toward incorporating elements of flipped and blended course design and aligning new teaching strategies with tools and innovative technologies.

St. Paul Campus

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Professional Development at Your Own Pace: Quality Matters Online Workshops

Dates vary.

Faculty Development is sponsoring seats in online workshops from Quality Matters (QM) to help you design a high quality flipped, blended or online course. The asynchronous online workshops allow you to work at your own pace, engage with faculty from other institutions, and receive guidance and feedback as you design your course.

Online

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