Services for Faculty and Instructors

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New to the University?

We provide on-going support to new full-time instructors and pre-tenure faculty through the following programs. Early Career is a year-long cohort program focused on teaching and learning. Alternatively, you can create your own professional development pathways in research, teaching, community engagement, and other aspects of new faculty success through the New Faculty Program or National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

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Faculty and Instructor Cohort Programs

CEI offers programs that assist faculty and instructors in building community among their peers and exploring teaching topics of interest to the group:

CEI also offers programs to support exploration of specific teaching topics in a structured way:

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Teaching Resources and Workshops

Use our multimedia teaching resources as guides for research-based and practical instructional support that you can implement on your own. Or join UMN colleagues in a pedagogically-focused workshop that we offer centrally or bring to your department, college, or campus.

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Consultations

CEI consultants can work with you individually on course redesign, teaching concerns, cross-cultural considerations, advising graduate students, or other teaching-related topics. We can plan with you how to gather, analyze, and act on student feedback for yourself or your TAs. Our research and evaluation consultants offer assistance with scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) projects on course-level innovations.

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Grants for Educational Projects

CEI and our TeachingSupport@UMN partners accept proposals twice a year for, awarding up to $1,000 to support innovative teaching and learning across the University of Minnesota system.