The Faculty Symposium
A joint initiative of the President’s Office, Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic Technology and Outreach.
The goal of the Faculty Symposium is to feature exemplary practices in pedagogy, classroom technology, teaching innovations and the teaching-learning mindset furthered by our mutual understanding of faculty teaching practices, needs and opportunities as educators and to shape the future of instructional innovation on our campus.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 || 9:00 am - 2:00 pm || Inpsiration Hall and WebEx
Sponsors: A joint initiative of the President’s Office, Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic Technology and Outreach
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Critically Reflective Teaching
Moderator: Ken Silvestri, CFE
Moderator: Shihua Brazill, CFE
Panelists: MSU MUS Teaching Scholar Faculty
Learning Community members:
Learning from Blended Experiences
Presentations during lunch
Sarah Codd, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering:
Robert Peterson, Land Resources & Env. Sciences:
Katey Plymesser, Civil Engineering:
Will Fassbender, English:
Christine Sung, Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship:
Christine Stanton, Education:
Durward K. Sobek II, Vice Provost, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering:
Teaching & Mentoring Graduate Students
Moderator: Dean Adams, CFE. Table discussions.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 || 9:30 am - 2:00 pm || SUB Ballroom D or WebEx
In 2020, the symposium featured sessions on Beyond the Pandemic - innovative practices discovered during Covid-19 that will persist beyond the pandemic; High Quality High Impact Practices - how MSU faculty are employing HQ HIPs in their courses; and Equity-Minded Pedagogies - how MSU faculty are committed to addressing racial and social inequities and injustices through equity-minded pedagogy and curriculum.
SEPTEMBER 26th, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm in Inspiration Hall, Norm Asbjornson Hall
The goal of the second MSU Faculty Symposium is to build awareness of best practices, create opportunities for communities of support around teaching innovation and to build bridges between practicing experts and interested faculty so that successful strategies can be shared and improved. In 2019, the symposium gave an overview of High Impact Practices in Education, including the First Year Experience, E-Portfolio,CORE Re-Invigoration, and Independent Experiential Learning -- Research, Internships and Capstones.
The inaugural MSU Faculty Symposium: Inspiring Excellence in Teaching and Learning was held onNovember 8, 2018. The symposium – a joint initiative of the President’s Office, Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Faculty Excellence and Academic Technology and Outreach – featured a stimulating array of fast-paced presentations from MSU faculty. A post-symposium reception in Barnard Hallwashosted by Academic Technology and Outreach.