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Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning 


The Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning provides innovative programs for the continuous development of all faculty members. We celebrate faculty achievements in teaching, scholarship and creative activity,
and strive to promote interdisciplinary faculty collaboration to enrich the community at Columbus State University.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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The Faculty Center serves as a hub for faculty development across the university,
working with the Center of Online Learning (COOL), the Honors College, the Center for
International Education (CIE), the four Colleges, and the First Year Experience (FYE) program.

The CSU Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning:

  • Supports university-wide priorities: Complete College Georgia, QEP, Quality Matters, Grants and Sponsored Programs
  • Promotes collegiality through Interdisciplinary Initiatives Grants, Faculty Common Room, reading groups, research and writing groups
  • Functions as a critical communication channel with weekly e-newsletter, Facebook, Twitter
  • Supports faculty in all areas and stages of development: new faculty orientation, promotion and tenure panels, external grants and travel
    opportunities, awards and external recognition
  • Promotes Scholarship of Teaching and Learning culture with annual Forum and workshops in emerging areas of pedagogy (open educational
    resources, flipped/blended learning, team-based learning, inquiry based learning, high impact practices)

Points of interest:

  • Since 2012, Interdisciplinary Initiative Grants have awarded stipends to 46 faculty members across 19 departments to support collaborative
    learning experiences for students. Projects have included library, gallery, and museum exhibits, live performances, scholarly panels, and
    community/school outreach projects.
  • Our flipped-classroom model of New Faculty Orientation offers an online summer introduction.
  • The Teaching and Learning Enhancement (TaLE) Committee serves as new Senate advisory committee and will be launching strategic
    planning for the Faculty Center in fall 2015.
  • Our staff of three (3) includes Director, Administrative Coordinator (shared with Graduate School) and Undergraduate Student Assistant.

Contact Us

Visit: The Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Tucker Hall


Phone: (706) 507-8639

Mail: Faculty Center - Tucker Hall, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue,Columbus GA, 31907

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Susan                                                                                                                                          Brenda
Dr. Susan Hrach                                                                                                                                                                  Brenda Ivey                      
Professor of English, Woodall Hall, Room 164                                                                                                              Administrative Coordinator
Director, Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning                                                                Tucker Hall Lobby