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Archive of posts filed under the Faculty Support category.

Upcoming Wednesday Sessions at FaCET!

I hope your semester is getting off to a great start!  The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching would like to inform you all of the upcoming sessions that will be held every Wednesday from 2:30-4pm.  A wide variety of topics will be covered at these sessions, and everyone that is able to attend is strongly […]

Congratulations to Our New FaCET Mentors!

The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching would like to congratulate our new FaCET Mentors that will begin their work with FaCET during the Fall of 2012 semester: Dr. Lorna Condit-Mentor in Curriculum and Course Design Dr. Dianne Smith-Mentor in Instructional Strategies Dr. Jane Greer-Mentor in General Teaching Practices Dr. Leah Gensheimer-Mentor in Course Evaluation […]

FaCET’s 2012 Symposium Keynote Address is Now Available to View through Blackboard!

If you didn’t get to make it to our annual Symposium this year, you still have a chance to view the keynote address of Paul Hanstedt!  To watch the video, just log on to the FaCET blackboard site, and click on “FaCET Videos” in the left-hand column.  Click on the link “Keynote Address of Paul […]

Thank you to all who participated in the FaCET Annual Symposium!

Please check back to this blog for information about viewing the keynote video on FaCET’s Blackboard site!

To Poland and Beyond: A Personal Account of How Teaching Enhancement Grants Impact the Classroom

Dr. Larson Powell  reporting on his experience with the TEG Grant – Dec. 2011 In spring 2010, I applied for a TEG grant to support development of a new interdisciplinary cluster course with Dr. Andrew Bergerson (History), titled The Other Europe: History and Culture from the Baltic to the Black Sea.  This course was, for […]

This TEG Grant Enabled the Teaching of an Exciting New Interdisciplinary Course!

Larson Powell-Associate Professor of German My TEG grant has allowed me to prepare a new class on Eastern European Film, which I am teaching this semester (spring 2010).  The class (GER 480A) is also cross-listed with Communications (COMM 400B) and History (HIST 400C).  There are also students from the English department and several international students […]

This Teaching Enhancement Grant Led to Better Learning!

Enhancing Participant-Centered Learning with Case Discussion in a Required Pharmacy Course Yifei Liu, Ph.D.             In June 2010, I received a Teaching Enhancement Grant to improve participant-centered learning via case discussion in the course of U.S. Health Care System and Marketing.  This is a required course for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program and I […]

A TEG Sent Faculty to a Conference on Infusing Foreign Languages Across Disciplines: Join Us in Bringing it to UMKC!

Languages Across the Curriculum Dr. Lindsy L. Myers & Dr. K. Scott Baker Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures On September 24-25, 2010 Dr. Myers and Dr. Baker attended the CLAC 2010 National Conference entitled CLAC in Practice: Evolving Pedagogies for Teaching Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum with the support of Teaching Enhancement Grant […]

Read How a TEG Allowed Professor and Students to Enhance Their Learning of Personality Testing

TEG  Report Chiachih DC Wang Associate Professor Counseling Psychology Program, School of Education I. A Brief Description of the Project: I applied for and received my TEG in 2009 originally on the CPCE5611 Objective Personality Assessment course offered in spring 2010. This class was designed to provide doctoral students in both the Counseling and Clinical […]

Learning about World Music: A TEG Recipient Reflects on Her Experience

  By Sarah Tyrrell Assistant Teaching Professor, UMKC—Conservatory of Music and Dance In 2010, I applied for a Teaching Enhancement Grant to attend the College Music Society’s Institute on the Pedagogies of World Music Theories at the University of Colorado in Boulder in May 2010. I was interested in the institute for the planned activities […]