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ACUE Faculty Development Institute

The ACUE Faculty Development Institute at Southern Miss is an intensive professional development program offered to enhance teaching practices, and includes four programs:

  • Effective Teaching Practices 
  • Effective Online Teaching Practices 
  • Advanced Certificate in Effective College Instruction
  • Fostering a Culture of Belonging

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Faculty Leadership Institute

The FLI aims to build an interdisciplinary community that cares about leading and professional development. We invite faculty applicants who are already in leadership positions within the university (programs, schools, committees) or in professional organizations, as well as faculty who are considering taking on leadership positions. Both junior and senior faculty are welcome to apply.

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Teaching Innovation Mini-Grants

The Center for Faculty Development awards four $300 mini-grants each fall and spring to USM teaching faculty to support innovation in the classroom. Applicants are asked to describe how specific teaching strategies or experiences will motivate and ignite student engagement to improve learning outcomes in the classroom.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellows Program

Our Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Faculty Fellows program brings together instructors from across disciplines as a cohort to engage in the development of scholarly activity around teaching and learning. Fellows will design and conduct scholarly research projects that investigate questions related to their teaching strategies, student learning, curriculum, or program-level initiatives. 

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Center for Faculty Development
319 International Center

118 College Drive #5211
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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