Faculty Affairs Newsletter

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  • AccessRoo: Accessibility
    A new column where we talk about disability and share our thoughts on what we need access to as professors, researchers […]
  • An Interview with Travis Fields
  • FLC: Transition from High School to College
    Facilitated by Arthur “Gus” Jacob Want to connect with urban high school teachers to share insights and reflect on the transition from […]
  • FLC: Improving Student Belonging
    Underserved and marginalized students may face unique difficulties (isolation, marginalization, discrimination, racism, ableism) that cause them to change majors early in […]
  • FLC:
    Threshold Concepts for Writing Intensive Faculty This faculty learning community (FLC) will focus on (1) how and why faculty write differently […]
  • If I were a UMKC professor teaching online, I would….
    by Teri Orr, UMKC Undergraduate in French and Owner, Orr Marketing Consultant Services Create an on-line experience that is as good […]
  • Advice for Adding Active Zoom Sessions in Face-to-Face Classes
    Last week we emailed and encouraged all of you who are scheduled to teach on campus this fall to confirm the […]
  • The 15-Minute Mentor
    Do you have 15 minutes? Could you find 15 minutes a month to reach out to a student if you knew […]
  • 5 Effective, Efficient Ways to Help Your Students Succeed
    As we finalize preparations for a semester unlike any we have ever experienced, we want to highlight five strategies to consider […]
  • The Long Summer Issue
    As I have been walking each morning, I sense changes in the air and light that ordinarily make me want new […]
  • Student Success
    by Kristi Holsinger, Ph.D., Interim Senior Vice Provost for Student Success I joined the Criminal Justice & Criminology faculty in 1999 […]
  • Creative Works by African-American Writers: A Reading List
    Imaginative storytelling has the narrative power to build greater empathy within and among readers.  In support of the African-American community in […]
  • Student Input on Spring Semester
    The Teaching Evaluation and Teaching Enhancement Task Force asked students and they told us how faculty communicated, offered support, continued to […]
  • Taking Active Learning Online
    In higher education, our first responders are the faculty. With a day (and a weekend … and spring break) you moved […]
  • Summer Professional Learning
    As we prepare for fall, uncertainty brings with it many considerations. Faculty Affairs will help you navigate.   PROFF Courses will provide […]
  • We Did It!
  • Early Results of Undergrad You
    With 25% of our hoped-for response rate, here are some preliminary results of Undergrad You. 48% identified as first generation 97% […]