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January Back-to-Class Series 2020

Join the Kossen Center and the Office of Sponsored Projects to start the new decade with some professional development opportunities! Session descriptions are available beneath the at-a-glace schedule. Attendance for all non-convocation events is voluntary and no registration is required. Please come as you are able. Download a copy of the schedule or view it below. 

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OER Faculty Grants Available

The University of Mississippi is once again offering faculty grants to encourage the adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) to replace traditional textbooks. Several MUW faculty have been awarded funding through this program in previous years and we highly encourage those who are interested to apply.

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Mindfulness Program for Faculty and Staff

Mindfulness can be a helpful practice for reducing stress and improving well-being. The Connie & Tom Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning would like to help faculty and staff intersted in learning more about mindfulness and in beginning a mindfulness practice through two formal presentations and an informal weekly mindfulness practice session. All W faculty and staff are welcome to attend these mindfulness events. No pre-registration is required.

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Fall Development Conference August 19-20, 2019

The annual Fall Development Conference will be hosted by the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning on Monday and Tuesday, August 19-20, with additional pre-semester instructional technology support offerings on Wednesday, August 21. Beginning after convocation, the conference will include two days of mandatory policy and informational updates, twelve concurrent breakout sessions on a wide variety of topics, and multiple opportunities to take part in hands-on training with some of our available instructional software programs. 

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