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Lucas Center for Faculty Development

Lucas Center for Faculty Development

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Programs

 
 
Events
Conversations in the Living RoomBrown bag luncheon series for the fall and spring terms.  Join us for conversations with our Teaching Excellence Award winners, engaging in difficult classroom dialogues, the IRB process, information about our students, utilizing technology in the classroom, and more! Be sure to check our Calendar of Events for the most up to date offerings.
 
Reflective Pedagogy Academies for early career faculty (less than 5 years of full-time university teaching) and established career faculty (more than 5 years of full-time university teaching). The academies will be developed with input from faculty members across campus to include topics of interest, develop collegiality among educators and support renewal for faculty members through a community of learners. These academies will be offered during the Spring 2018 term. 
 
Summer Academies Our annual Course Design Academy is held in May over 6 half-days. We have added a follow-up Academy that focuses on course design in blended/hybrid classes. This is a life-changing experience! Work with colleagues across campus to design or re-design a course to provide significant learning experiences for your students. This year we will offer a third Course Design Academy for online teaching, a 4-day workshop on Teaching for Critical Thinking and our annual Academic Portfolio Workshop.
 
More information about summer programs will be available January 2018.
 
Book Clubs
Most clubs meet for 3-5 sessions for informal discussions. All groups are led by a faculty member. Your personal copy will be provided by the Lucas Center. Registration for Spring 2018 is TBD and is limited. If you have an idea for a book club, send your idea to lucascenter@fgcu.edu.
 
Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs)  
(FLCs) are informal groups of faculty members who meet on a regular basis to explore topics of common interest. Groups may discuss relevant articles and classroom examples. Some groups may pose questions for the group to answer or seek problem solving help. Other groups may develop research projects or begin scholarly writing groups.  
 
 
ConsultationsDr. Reynolds is available for consultations, help in finding teaching resources, advice on whom to consult with on specific topics and a listening ear. 
 
Drop-in Visits: Stop by to talk, look at our resources, and have a soda and a snack! Located in Library 221.