Faculty Resource NetworkAn academic partnership devoted to faculty development. Now in our fourth decade, we remain committed to this partnership, and to fostering connection, collaboration, and collegiality among our members.
Around the Network
The institutions that make up the Faculty Resource Network host a diverse and exciting array of lectures, seminars, and other programs at their campuses, including publication and research opportunities. Click on the links below to find out more about events that may be happening in your area.
Certificate in Course Design for Essential Learning
A credential for faculty who teach General Education courses
January 9-12, 2018
Stetson University, Deland, FL
Are you devoted to developing students into liberally educated, global citizens who can think creatively and critically about complex issues? Do you want to create courses, transparent assignments, and authentic assignments that help students reach these goals? If so, then please consider participating in this certificate in course design program. This program provides faculty with a credential that can be used as documentation of excellence in course design. Faculty that teach interdisciplinary courses, general education and/or first-year seminars may be particularly interested in obtaining this qualification.
Humanities for STEM Research Collaborative Symposium
April 6-7, 2018
New York University
Humanities for STEM is a research collaborative at New York University that focuses on how the study of primary sources, archival research, and associated methodologies of the humanities can be used to enhance the understanding of science (including medicine), technology, engineering, and mathematics. We are convening a symposium in April 2018 and seek papers from faculty, librarians, archivists, and others along this theme.
Accepting Article Submissions
The Journal for Invitational Theory and Practice (JITP) (ISSN-1060-6041) publishes once a year and promotes the tenets of invitational theory and practice, self-concept theory, and perceptual psychology. First published in 1992, it is currently indexed in the ERIC and EBSCO databases. The JITP seeks to publish articles under two priorities. First, manuscripts are encouraged that examine and expand the theory of invitational learning and development, investigate the efficacy of invitational practices, and relate these beliefs and findings to other theories of human development and behavior. Second, manuscripts are considered without directly relating their discussion/findings to ITP if their focus is on theories which are compatible with ITP. The JITP accepts articles for submission year round; however the submission deadline for each issue is July 1 of each year.