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CTI Institutes are multi-day programs that bring faculty together to discuss teaching topics and strategies in depth through discussions, guest speakers, and workshops. Selected faculty applicants receive a stipend for their participation. Networking events for institute participants are facilitated throughout the academic year to encourage continued dialogue among colleagues.

New Faculty Institute
The New Faculty Institute welcomes faculty into a community of teacher-scholars and supports the success of new faculty by offering research-based and timesaving teaching strategies. Participants practice and build teaching skills, discuss ways to balance scholarship and teaching, and connect with a strong faculty network.

Faculty Institute for Diversity
The Diversity Institute brings faculty together for three days to engage in discussions and workshops exploring issues of diversity and inclusive teaching practices.

Course Design Institute
The Course Design Institute brings faculty together for two days to engage in discussions and working sessions related to course design, promoting student engagement and active learning, evaluating student learning, and syllabus design.

Faculty Institute on Community-Engaged Learning and Teaching
The Faculty Institute on Community-Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) brings together tenured and tenure-track faculty in discussions and workshops about service-learning and teaching. It creates a network of teachers and scholars who can serve as a resource to one another and supports faculty in transforming the classroom into an engaged learning environment.

High-Impact Practices (HIPs) Institute
The HIPs Institute will provide opportunities to exchange ideas with colleagues from across campus for integrating High-Impact Practices into your courses.

Redesign for Online Institute
The Redesign for Online Institute brings together faculty interested in teaching online. We will discuss how to design and teach both fully online and blended classes. Discover how your classes can benefit from online instruction.

Group Work Institute
The Group Work Institute is a one-day hands-on workshop focused on designing group assignments for your courses. Learn to create well-designed group assignments that help students achieve your learning outcomes. Be able to plan group assignments that you can rigorously, fairly, and efficiently evaluate.

Please note that there may be photographers from the Center for Teaching Innovation at this event. The photos may appear on the CTI website or on our Twitter page. Contact if you do not wish to be photographed. Thank you.

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Faculty Institute for Diversity

January 17-18, 2018

Apply for the January 2018 Institute

Application Deadline:

January 5, 2018


Having trouble with the online application? Contact for assistance.

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