The CTFE offers a range of learning and support opportunities for instructors across Mason’s campuses, whether you are just getting started or have years of experience. We invite you to explore our online resources and to visit us at the Center.

~Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence Team


CTFE Announcements and Events

>>>OLC Live Streaming Conference Sessions & Discussion
Join DE/LSS/CTFE to watch live sessions from the OLC Emerging Technologies Conference! Faculty and graduate students will have the opportunity to listen to advice during the streamed sessions and then join in a post session discussion facilitated by Mason faculty. Wednesday, April 22, through Friday, April 24 in the Johnson Center.  Please see the complete schedule for more details.

>>>WORKSHOP: Writing a Book Proposal
Bring your manuscript proposals and be ready to learn more about the world of academic publishing with WAC’s panel of experts! Faculty will have the opportunity to listen to advice for one hour and then get support with revisions on their proposals. Friday, April 24, 12:00pm-2:00pm in Merten Hall 3300. Please see the special events page for more details.

>>>DEADLINE EXTENDED! Faculty Writing Retreat
Looking at your summer “to do” list?  Come join your fellow faculty for three days of writing productivity and community! Applications are now due Tuesday, May 5. Please see the program page for more details.

>>2015 Teaching Excellence Award Winners
We are proud to announce our 2015 Teaching Excellence Award winners, Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award winners, David J. King Teaching Award winner, and our Teachers of Distinction! Many thanks to all of the finalists and nominees for their continued dedication to enhancing student learning, as well as to the members of the our selection committees for all of their hard work in making these awards possible.

>>Spring Faculty Write-Ins
Working on a writing project but can’t seem to dedicate proper time to it? Join Mason’s community of writing peers on Friday mornings for uninterrupted work time in a distraction-free work place. Space is limited – sign up and get more information here!

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Questions About Teaching?

“How do I improve my lecturing style?” “How do I construct effective exams?” “What do I do if I catch a student cheating or plagiarizing?”

These are some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) posed by Faculty and GTAs. Find out more here.