Past Workshops & Events

Sep 06 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:03 AM Workshop dates vary. Please contact Faculty Development if you are interested in taking a QM workshop.

Are you teaching a blended or online course? Faculty Development is sponsoring seats in online course design workshops from Quality Matter (QM). Read More

Dec 05 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you preparing a Research Grant application this year? The Faculty Development Center will hold an information session for full-time faculty. Read More

Dec 02 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Transparency is a strategy that can help us move toward our inclusive classroom goals and specifically help to achieve our goal to promote equitable opportunities for academic success. Read More

Nov 15 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Convo Hour

Save the date for this faculty panel on promoting thoughtful, compassionate dialogue with our students in and out of the classroom. Read More

Nov 09 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

In many disciplines publishing a book is the highest goal of academic scholarship. But just how to get from idea to final product can seem elusive... Read More

Nov 02 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you want to enhance students’ skills in disciplinary research and writing, but feel unsure about the most effective ways to accomplish this difficult and complex task? Read More

Nov 01 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Dr. Lucia Pawlowski for an overview of "brave space" and to learn techniques to build anti-oppressive classrooms. All faculty invited to attend. Read More

Oct 28 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Take part of your study day to explore team-based learning and how to harness the power of highly effective teams of students for broader, deeper and longer lasting learning gains. Read More

Oct 11 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM This workshop is offered three times on:
October 11: 3:30-4:30 PM in ASC 234 (St. Paul);
October 12: 3:30-4:30 PM in TMH 157 (Minneapolis);
October 26: 3:30-4:30 PM in ASC 234 (St. Paul)

REGISTER TO ATTEND A WORKSHOP AND FIND A MENTOR! Read More

Oct 19 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Boost your grant writing skills! Read More

Sep 30 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Open to all faculty, adjunct and full-time. Join colleagues to gain strategies for teaching effectively to St. Thomas' increasingly diverse student body. Read More

Sep 23 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Three UST faculty members who regularly teach courses integrating race and ethnicity themes describe their approaches to managing the complexities these topics invite into the classroom. Read More

Aug 31 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Inclusive Classroom Institute workshop to build awareness, gain understanding, and implement new pedagogical strategies to improve the learning climate for all students. Read More

Aug 29 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Preparing a Sabbatical Grant this year? Members of the Faculty Development Committee will offer tips and answer questions about Sabbatical Grant and Sabbatical Assistance Grant applications. Read More

Jun 21 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM June 21-24, 2016 from 9AM - noon

The seminar is full but we are taking names for the wait list. Read More

Jun 14 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM June 14 (9 AM-1:30 PM); June 15 (online, asynchronously in Blackboard); and June 16 (9 AM-1:30 PM) Attendance is required during all three days of the workshop.

Join colleagues for three days in June to implement a few thoughtful design principles for enhancing the communication of your learning goals and for making assignments more transparent. Read More

Apr 12 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Inevitably, we all rely on stereotypes, and usually we’re not aware that we’re using them as we interact with others — and as we teach our classes. Read More

Apr 06 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

All pre-tenure, full-time faculty are welcome to attend an informal panel discussion on the tenure/promotion process with representatives from the St. Thomas Tenure and Promotion Committee. Read More

Apr 05 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

For those who teach topics that generate controversy (and often for those who don't), it helps to develop skill in cultivating fruitful and healthy dialogue. Read More

Mar 31 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Understanding your IDEA data and ways to use it to inform your own self-evaluation and plans for the following semester. Read More

Jan 29 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop is intended for faculty who plan to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the future and would like an introduction to the grant process. Read More

Jan 25 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Workshop meets on Jan. 25 from 1 p.m.-4:00; Jan. 26 (online); and Jan. 27 from 1-4:30 p.m.

Join your colleagues during J-term for the very first offering in our new series, Course Design for the Common Good (CDGC). Read More

Jan 19 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop meets on Jan. 19 from 9 a.m. - noon; Jan. 20 (online); and Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join your colleagues during J-term for the very first offering in our new series, Course Design for the Common Good (CDGC). Read More