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 Director Candidate Presentations
We invite the Mason community to attend public presentations by our two candidates for the Director of the CTFE position. Dr. Jaime Lester (HEP) will present on February 22 in Johnson Center Room G from 12:30pm-2:00pm. Dr. Shelley Reid (ENGH) will present on February 23 in Johnson Center Room F from 12:30pm-2:00pm. Please contact Samira Lloyd, search coordinator, for candidate CVs.

>>Join Us for the Spring Reading Group!
The Spring Reading Group will meet February 10 in Johnson Center Room G, 12:00pm-1:30pm to discuss Engaging Imagination (Chs. 3 & 4). Free digital copies available to check out at the library. Can’t attend? Follow the discussion on Twitter @MasonCTFE #EngagingImagination!

>>Snowzilla Disruptions
Was your class affected by the blizzard? Please see the Registrar’s page on class make-up days and the new final exam schedule. Need help getting your course back on track? Visit us during our consultation hours.

>>Graduate Students: PROV 601 – Thriving in Graduate School
The deadline to apply for the spring 2016 cohort has passed, but you can still register for individual workshops associated with the program. See the program page for dates and to register.

See our SPECIAL EVENTS page for information about upcoming programming.

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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.