UM FacChats - Faculty Coffee & Conversation


FacChats are informal discussion groups where faculty meet, have some coffee/tea, and chat about a particular topic related to teaching and/or learning.


Why participate in UM FacChats?

  • to meet with other interested colleagues for an informal discussion of teaching and learning
  • to learn and share ideas around a common theme or question in teaching and learning
  • to continue to develop professionally as a college teacher and faculty member


Join us for our next FacChat!4716FacChat


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 UM FacChat

Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Lyceum 200

Expanding on October’s FDL, this FacChat focuses on practical strategies to ensure the validity of your assessment information.

Facilitators:  Robert Hunt (Mathematics) and Catherine Hultman (Outreach)

FacChats Earlier This Semester

Monday, October 2, 2017 UM FacChat

Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Lyceum 200

Flipping Assignments: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Come join us to discuss planning flipped assignments to maximize “The Good” for you and your students.

Facilitators:  Adam Smith (Engineering), Kate Kellum (Psychology), and Patti O’Sullivan (Pharmacy)

Please RSVP.


Monday, September 11, 2017 UM FacChat

Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Lyceum 200

Accessibility and Inclusion

Discuss and learn the basics of accessibility and how to take the first steps towards inclusive education

Facilitators:  Alissa Evans and Drew Chiles, UM Accessibility Specialists

We hope you can join us for this informal conversations, and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea too!

Please RSVP.


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Please see FacChat Archives for previous events.