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Faculty Development: Call for Proposals

Source for your MSU Faculty Development Needs

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Welcome back for a new semester! The FDC sincerely appreciates your dedication to serving our students and the wider community!

We would like to know what's working for you, and we value what you have to share!

While you begin your list of what to do for classes, research, future projects and presentations we would like to invite you to submit a proposal to facilitate a session or share a 5 minute micro learning video about a teaching strategy, technology, or topic that could benefit your colleagues.  
 
Enjoy your semester! We look forward to your proposal and working with you again!

 

SUBMIT CALL FOR PROPOSALS

BLITZ WEEK 2023
 

 

The Faculty Development Center will host our annual Blitz Week on January 10-13, 2022. We invite individuals to submit proposals to lead concurrent (30-minute presentations with Q&A), Innovative Ideas and Tools (15-minute presentations, repeated about 3 times), and lightning sessions (5-7 minute presentations) in the following areas:

  • Teaching and Learning (e.g., innovative approaches to teaching and learning, assessments, evaluation, high impact practices, course or program curriculum reform).

  • Leadership and Change (e.g., innovative practices and initiatives, individual and team support, power, and inclusivity).

  • Effective Technologies and Tools  (e.g., Useful APPS and other technologies to support pedagogical innovation, student engagement, accessibility, virtual reality, mixed/augmented reality).

  • Work-Life Balance (e.g., general strategies to help faculty succeed at Murray State University).

Submit Proposal: Blitz Week Proposal 2023

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm

 

GENERAL SESSION

 

 

Are you interested in facilitating a session that does not fit in any of the aforementioned proposal categories?

The Faculty Development Centers is open to individuals facilitating General Sessions other than the ones mentioned below.

You may submit a proposal for Spring 2023 to lead a session that is of interest to you and could be of interest to other faculty. Use the link provided below. 

Submit Proposal:  https://forms.gle/zbuGQxa3LaUyn9F6A

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm

 


INFORMAL CONVERSATIONS SERIES

 

Do you have a topic that you would like to discuss informally with others to gather insights or to share what you have learned?


In Spring 2023, the Faculty Development Centers plans to host Informal Conversations to promote substantive discourse about topics that could impact our students and faculty success. You may submit a proposal to lead an informal discussion or suggest topics that are of interest to you and could be of interest to other faculty.

Submit Proposal: https://forms.gle/ffUNuX9gdkHdHD9P7

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm

 


 

LOVE OF LEARNING BROWN BAG LUNCH RESEARCH SERIES


Are you conducting or publishing research on teaching and learning? 


The Faculty Development Center is inviting individuals who are interested in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) to submit a proposal to facilitate a session during Spring 2023 for the Love of Learning Brown Bag Research Series. 

Submit Proposal:  https://forms.gle/YUXgDxKVz68ougHc6

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm

 


STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING SERIES

 

Do you use a particular strategy or have seen a strategy used in innovative ways to facilitate learning? 

In Spring 2023, the Faculty Development Center will host the Strategies for Teaching and Learning Series. If you are aware of a strategy that could impact our students and faculty success consider submitting a proposal.

Submit Proposal: https://forms.gle/D1gqn5HeyBcFTHyU8

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm

 

TEACHING WELL WITH TECHNOLOGY SERIES

 

Do you use technology to facilitate learning? Are you interested in sharing how one or more technologies have worked well to help your students learn?

The Faculty Development Center will host a Teaching Well With Technology Series in Spring 2023. We invite proposals from faculty who are interested in facilitating hands-on sessions that will equip participants to use certain technologies in their courses to help students learn.

Submit Proposal: https://forms.gle/u2EiZVA5t4rmgkG48

Due Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00 pm