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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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Summer Faculty Book Club 2019

Are you looking for a relaxing way to recharge your teaching this summer? Are you looking for new ideas to bring to your classroom, but aren’t sure where to start? Do you struggle to find the time to think about pedagogy during the hustle and bustle of the regular semester? The Summer Faculty Book Club might be just the solution you’ve been searching for!

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Online Teaching Academy May 13-24, 2019

The annual Online Teaching Academy will be hosted by the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning May 13-24, 2019. This program can be completed entirely online and is best suited for faculty at a beginner or intermediate experience level of online teaching. No prior experience with online teaching is required. Registration is limited to the first 14 applicants. While all W faculty are encouraged to apply, priority registration status will be given to those who have not participated in a previous Online Teaching Academy. Click below to learn how the program has been improved and for registration details.

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