Mindfulness Meditation

Join us as we explore the practice of mindfulness both in and outside of the classroom. Students and professors alike deal with the stress of study, personal obligations as well as navigating the shifting terrain of higher education. Faculty will learn the activities and skills that will cultivate mindfulness in the courses they teach and … Read more

New Employment Opportunity

The A-State Faculty Center, previously known as ITTC, is a diverse department at A-State that focuses on assisting faculty and staff with professional development, training, and resources needed to excel as educators, researchers, and professionals. Some of our resources include creating and maintaining web applications and other solutions to faculty and staff who may need … Read more

It All Begins Next Week! New Faculty Seminar Series

Monday, August 17th, marks the beginning of our New Faculty Seminar series. Apple reps will be providing training on iTunes U and specifically some of the exciting new changes like an integrated grade book and private discussions. Two sessions will be available: August 17, 8:30-11:30 am, HSS 1018 (20 person limit) and August 17, 12:30-3:30 pm, HSS 1018 … Read more

Building a Better Discussion from The Chronicle of Higher Education

My research on teaching and learning in higher education began when I was hired as a graduate assistant at the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence, at Northwestern University, back in the late 1990s. The center had a large library room with tall bookcases lining one wall and deep filing cabinets against another. Within those cabinets … Read more