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CFD - Future Events

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Please click here to visit the registration system and reserve a seat for any of the events/workshops listed below.

Best Practices in Mentoring and College Teaching (BPMCT)

The Center for Faculty Development is offering the following workshops as part of the BPMCT Program.  These workshops are open to graduate students, instructors, and full-time and part-time faculty.  Dates, times, and locations are currently being determined for many of these workshops.


  • A Solution focused Approach to Academic Misconduct
    • April 24 from 2:00-3:30pm (location TBD; Webinar also offered)
  • In the future, we would like to offer seminars and workshops that are appropriate for the needs of specific departments and/or colleges. If you have an idea for a potential workshop and/or would like to propose putting one together, please let us know by sending us your idea - bpmct@wku.edu – we'd love to work with you on this.

Teaching and Learning With Technology

Distance Learning (DL) is offering the following workshops over the next several weeks:


  • Blended and "Flipped" Learning: Starting the Transformation
    • April 25 from 3:00-4:00 in Garrett Conference Center 105
  • Webinar: Electronic Grading (DL)
    • April 29 from 2:30 to 3:30

Distance Learning (DL) is offering the following workshops in May and June:

  • Quality Matters: One Last Check!
    • May 2 from 2:30-4:30 in Garrett Conference Center 105
  • Quality Matters: One Last Check!
    • May 30 from 10:00-12:00 in Garrett Conference Center 105
  • Online Book Club: Introduction to Rubrics (DL)
    • Location: Online

Research & Creative Activities

The Center for Faculty Development will be hosting and sponsoring a series of workshops and seminars during the spring semester and over the summer months that will focus on the topics of research methodology and data analysis.  Topics will include:



  • Summer Workshop on Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM)
    • Three days in late May (specific dates TBD) - please contact Jerry Daday if you are interested in participating

 Please click here to visit the registration system and reserve a seat for any of the events/workshops listed above.

Additional Faculty Professional Development Opportunities

The Center for Faculty Development also supports additional professional development opportunities for faculty, such as attendance at regional conferences and online conferences that focus on teaching and pedagogy.  A listing of these future opportunities is provided below.  Please contact Jerry Daday at the CFD if you have ideas or know of external opportunities for faculty professional development.


  • The 2014 Kentucky Pedagogicon
    • Friday, May 16, 2014 at Eastern Kentucky University
    • Please contact Jerry Daday (jerry.daday@wku.edu) to inquire about funding from the Center for Faculty Development should you wish to attend.

The Office of International Programs "OIP" also advertises professional development opportunities for faculty, some of these are listed  in the link below:

 *** If you have an event or workshop that is appropriate for the professional development of faculty and/or graduate students, and if you would like to advertise this event on the Center for Faculty Development's Future Events webpage, please contact Jerry Daday by email (jerry.daday@wku.edu) or phone (270-745-3197). ***

 

 Last Modified 4/23/14