Drake University Calendar
Providing resources and support for Drake University faculty and staff who also are instructors is an integral part of what we do. We encourage you to use the faculty/staff teaching & research channel as an additional resource to provide information about faculty development opportunities from units in the Provost’s Office.
Contemplative Practices in Teaching and Learning

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education faculty group focuses on exploring various ways and methods to incorporate various secular contemplative...

Green Foundation Course Development Grants in the Arts + Humanities. 

Each year, the Center for the Humanities offers up to two $2,000 stipends to support the creation and development of courses that integrate the fine and/or...

Olson Global Service-Learning Match Grants

Teaching a Spring, May, or Summer course with a global service-learning component? Olson Global Service-Learning Match Grants are awarded to global...

Service-Learning Mini-Grant funding:

Available Now! Looking for funding to help support a service-learning project for your course? A limited number of mini-grants are available with a max...

New Faculty Pedagogy Lunch/Learn - May

For new faculty. Discussions of pedagogy with emphasis on spring semester projects developed during January workshop. To register:...

Contemplative Practices in Teaching and Learning

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education faculty group focuses on exploring various ways and methods to incorporate various secular contemplative...

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Lunch/Learn - May

Open to all. Discussion of pedagogy focused around Scholarship of Teaching and Learning projects. No need to be engaged in a project to attend. To...

Writing Workshop

You are invited to participate in a one-week faculty/staff development workshop, sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost, on the topic of...

Workshop for New & Aspiring FYS Instructors

You are invited to attend a half-day workshop on Thursday, May 23 from Noon to 4:30. This workshop is designed for those teaching FYS for the first time...

Using Technology to Facilitate Instruction

You are invited to participate in two consecutive, half-day faculty development workshops on Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29 from 1-3:30pm. The...

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Workshop

All of us think about our classes or other work with students and how to improve those interactions. When we think systematically about that process, we...

FYS CRITICAL THINKING PROJECT/FALL 2019

Goal of the project: As much as we prepare for class and make reasoned predictions about student responses, inevitably, in both small and large ways, things...

FYS INFORMATION LITERACY PROJECT, FALL 2019

An FYS instructor who participates in this project will have a one-semester commitment. Participants commit to the following: · Before the fall semester...

FYS/FALL FACULTY WRITING PROJECT, FALL 2019

An FYS or other instructor who participates in this program will have a one-semester commitment, which will include -- Working with the Jody Swilky on the...