Our Faculty Success Workshops are offered each semester across a wide range of topics relevant to teaching, scholarship, service, wellness, career development, and more. This series includes interactive workshops and sometimes panel discussions or and presentations addressing everything from evidence-based pedagogy to new technologies to maximize learning to writing statements/narratives for promotion materials. We thank our VCU partners and collaborators, including many individual faculty, for your generosity in hosting and facilitation workshops.
Please note that all events are subject to change. Be sure to use the registration link to register to be notified of any last minute or unavoidable scheduling changes.
Fall 2022 virtual workshops
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You can also explore the Fall 2022 workshops by theme.
Wednesday, 8/31: Can We Talk About Race? (click to view recording)
Thursday, 9/8: Choose Your Own Adventure!: Re-engaging Students through Curricular Design (click to view recording)
Tuesday, 9/13: Alternative Grading Across Disciplines (click to view recording)
Monday, 9/19: Work-Life Integration: How to use the Immunity-to-Change Methodology (click to view recording)
Thursday, 10/6: IRB Considerations for SOTL
Tuesday, 10/18: The Intersection of UDL and Antiracism
Thursday, 11/10: An Introduction to OER: free and customizable course materials
Monday, 11/14: Best Practices for Disability in Higher Education
Spring 2022 virtual workshops
Note: Select a header below for more information about that month's workshops. Click the workshop link to view session recording.
You can also explore the Spring 2022 workshops by theme.
These online sessions last just a half an hour, but they are packed with great advice and inspiration, just in time for the new semester! Click the links below to view recordings.
1:00-1:30pm: Course Design for Student Engagement
3:00-3:30pm: Promoting Inclusion and Belonging in the Classroom
3:00-3:30pm: Inclusive Zoom Practices
1:00-1:30pm: Small Syllabus Tweaks for Inclusion
3:00-3:30pm: Exploring Alternative Grading
1:00-1:30pm: Dipping Your Toes into Classroom Gamification
Monday, 1/31: Evidence-based Teaching: How SOTL Can Help (click to view recording)
Thursday, 2/3 - Building inclusivity in large or small classes using POGIL pedagogy (click to view recording)
Friday, 2/4 - #BeginAgain: Prioritize Your Writing Goals (click to view recording)
Monday, 2/7 - Writing a Compelling Service Narrative
Wednesday, 2/9 - Exploring Authorship and Collaborative Research Panel (click to view recording)
Tuesday, 2/15 - Teaching with Video Games (click to view recording)
Wednesday, 2/16 - Using Peer Evaluation to Increase Student Ownership of Learning (click to view recording)
Tuesday, 2/22 - CANCELLED: Getting Started with REAL: A Panel Discussion
Wednesday, 2/23 - Reflective Student Journaling to Improve Learning Outcomes and Evaluations (click to view recording)
Monday, 2/28 - Getting focused: Using SOTL to solve a teaching problem (click to view recording)
Wednesday, 3/2: Role of African American Families on Learning Experiences of Students and Student Success (click to view recording)
Tuesday, 3/15: Techy Teaching Show'n Tell (click to view recording)
Wednesday, 3/16: Writing a Compelling Scholarship Narrative (click to view recording)
CANCELED Thursday, 3/24: Work Life Balance
Thursday, 4/7: Teaching with Storylines: Long-form Gamification in the Classroom (click to view recording)
Monday, 4/11: Turning Your Dissertation into (at least 1) Journal Article (click to view recording)