OFD Newsletter: Week of November 11, 2019

Upcoming OFD Workshop: Reciprocal Peer Teaching: How to Leverage Peer Learning Power

Date: Wednesday, November 20
Time: 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Location: Clark Hall, Room 405

Also available as an Online Asynchronous module

Faculty participants will:

  • Discover peer instructional strategies that set the stage for learners to prepare, share, synthesize, reciprocate, and reflect on information
  • Design structured tasks to improve group and individualized accountability

Register: Face to Face OR Online Asynchronous

Webinar: Making the Most of your NCFDD Membership: Exploring Classic and Creative New Ways to Advance Your Professional Development

Date: Thursday, November 21
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Register: HERE

  • Do you have an individual or institutional NCFDD membership?
  • Are you interested in maximizing your membership to take your professional development to a new level?

Whether you are new to the NCFDD and want to learn about its great resources and services or if you are interested in finding new and innovative ways to utilize the NCFDD to support your career advancement and build a stronger community of professional development on your campus, this webinar will be filled with a treasure trove of ways that individuals and institutions can make the most of their NCFDD memberships.

In this webinar, Dr. Lisa Hanasono will discuss how individuals and institutions can use the NCFDD’s resources in creative, clever, and collaborative ways to encourage faculty members, post docs, and graduate students to advance their careers and thrive in academia.

If you do not yet have an NCFDD membership, please see the instructions on the OFD website.

Session, Roundtable, and Poster Proposals: Teaching and Learning Symposium

This is a reminder that the Office of Faculty Development (OFD) invites NC State faculty and professional staff to submit session, roundtable, and poster proposals for the 2020 Teaching and Learning Symposium, which will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020, at the McKimmon Center. Proposals can deal with a wide variety of topics, including teaching with technology, innovative pedagogical techniques, creativity in teaching and learning, SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning), Scholarship of Community Engagement projects, inclusive teaching, sustainability in teaching, and more.

For more information, please see the full call for proposals.

General registration for the 2020 Teaching and Learning Symposium will open on November 18. Watch this newsletter and the OFD website for an announcement.

Fulbright Informational Session

Join us on November 19 from 2:00-3:15 for a Fulbright Informational Session. This panel discussion is geared towards faculty interested in applying for a range of Fulbright Fellowships, including Fulbright Specialist, Fulbright Chair, and Fulbright Scholar. Past recipients will discuss the application process and tips for preparing a competitive application, as well as highlight the benefits of teaching and conducting research abroad.

Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2:00-3:15
Where: Witherspoon Student Center, Room 126
Contact: Direct all questions to Maria Almanza (maria_almanza@ncsu.edu)
RSVP: Please RSVP using the event Google Form by November 14.

For more information on the Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program, please see the Fulbright website: https://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-us-scholar-program