This symposium on later academic life was held on March 22, 2017 at the The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development. Our goals were to identify strategies to support senior and retired faculty members and administrators and utilize more effectively their experience,
The climate in the classroom has the potential to be difficult at various points of a semester. The following resources were curated with the collaboration of the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives,
May 9-11, 2017
All MSU academics who teach were invited to the first annual Teaching and Learning Spring Conference. Our goal was to showcase the innovative and transformative teaching of MSU educators who enhance the greater community,
About Lilly Fellowship
The Lilly Teaching Fellows Program began in 1991 and has served as “an opportunity to engage in a year-long exploration of the robust scholarship on effective practices in University teaching.” The Lilly Fellows Program has supported Fellows to become future faculty leaders and to inspire a broad range of faculty to pursue excellence in teaching.
Commitment to Accessibility
Michigan State University is committed to providing inclusive and accessible learning experiences for all students. However, not all digital technology and classroom content is automatically usable in an equally effective way by all of your students;
Much of the work in the Research and Scholarship node occurs via collaboration with academic units locally. These opportunities are designed to help you develop and sustain your unique contributions and perspectives for the enrichment and transformation of the University and beyond.
The teaching and learning function of the Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Development is focused fundamentally on teacher learning. Our goal is to directly develop the professional proficiency of our academic colleagues and enable them to better support the success of all MSU students.
We recognize the diversity of experiences, interests, expectations, needs, and career stages of academics. Our goal is to provide support for our academic colleagues who are striving to create meaningful and productive professional and personal lives in alignment with– and contributing toward– the missions of Michigan State University.
As new faculty, academic staff, and administrators begin their MSU career, the OFASD provides orientation sessions and materials to help them learn how to navigate the university community. During these sessions,