Roanoke College is committed to helping faculty reach their full potential through an active program of faculty development. Opportunities include the following:
- A wide range of internal grants to support of teaching and research.
- Support for faculty in seeking external funding in support of teaching and research.
- Workshops to introduce and highlight innovative teaching techniques.
- Opportunities for faculty to share research interests and activities.
- A variety of activities for new faculty.
Follow the links at left for more information on these and other opportunities.
Announcing the Fall 2013 Faculty Development Series
Sept 5 Noon-12:50, Pickle, lunch through the line
"Preparing students for their first conference presentation"
Led by Rachel Collins
Sept 12 Noon-12:50, Pickle, lunch through the line
"FIRST Program for students at academic risk"
Led by Shannon McNeal
Sept 19 Noon-12:50, Pickle, lunch through the line
"Struggling with sources: Teaching students the academic skills to write well
and Avoid Plagiarism,"
Led by Jennifer Berenson
Sept 26 Noon-12:50, Pickle, lunch through the line
"Save time and trees: Responding to and grading student work electronically,"
Faculty panel: Ken McGraw, DB Poli, Cathy Sarisky, Bob Schultz
Oct 3 Noon-12:50, Garrett, lunch in Garrett
"We said. They read. How students interpret writing prompts,"
Led by Jenny Rosti
Oct 10 Noon-12:50, Garrett, lunch in Garrett
Report from ISSOTL (Scholarship of Teaching Conference)
Faculty Panel led by Julie Lyon
Oct 24 3-4 pm, Trexler 372
Dr. Joe Vuthiganon, Assistant Professor of Oral Rehabilitation
Medical University of South Carolina, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Lecture"
(the artful use of humor to avoid deadly lectures)
Oct 31 Noon-12:50, Garrett, lunch in Garrett
"Did he really just say that?! How to address students who say or
write inappropriate things."
Faculty Panel: Srikanth Mallavarapu, Jenny Rosti,
Shannon Anderson, Kristi Hoffman
Nov 14 Noon-12:50, Garrett, lunch in Garrett
"Helping students develop oral presentation skills,"
Nov 21 Noon-12:50, Garrett, lunch in Garrett
"Helping students prepare for an oral defense,"