Events

 
As the QEP unfolds, there will be a variety of events for faculty to learn about the QEP, participate in the development of the QEP’s learning modules, and gather useful resources and ideas for their courses that satisfy the first-year seminar requirement.

Monday, September 29, 2014: QEP Grant Lunch, hosted by UMW Libraries

This lunch workshop is for faculty members who received QEP grant money to develop new FSEM courses. UMW Libraries will host this lunch. Peter Catlin, the Coordinator of First-Year Programs for UMW Libraries, will discuss the faculty members’ plans for integrating research and information literacy into their FSEMs. The lunch will be in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room in Seacobeck Hall.

Monday, September 22, 2014: QEP Grant Lunch, hosted by the Speaking Center

This lunch workshop is for faculty members who received QEP grant money to develop new FSEM courses. The Speaking Center will host this lunch. The center’s director (Anand Rao) and two student aides will discuss the faculty members’ plans for integrating speaking and oral communication into their FSEMs. The lunch will be in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room in Seacobeck Hall.

Monday, September 15, 2014: QEP Grant Lunch, hosted by the Writing Center

This lunch workshop is for faculty members who received QEP grant money to develop new FSEM courses. The Writing Center will host this lunch. The center’s director (Gwen Hale) and two student aides will discuss the faculty members’ plans for integrating writing into their FSEMs. The lunch will be in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room in Seacobeck Hall.

Thursday, May 8, 2014:  QEP Faculty Workshop

This workshop is for faculty interested in learning more about the goals of the FSEM program, the additional resources provided by the Quality Enhancement Plan, and how to integrate these resources into your course in an effective way.  Topics will be broadly constructed and designed to include all faculty, regardless of their level of experience with FSEM.  All will leave with a deeper understanding of the role the QEP plays in the academic portion of UMW’s first-year experience.

Monday, Dec 9, 2013:  QEP luncheon

This lunchtime meeting was for pilot participants and other faculty interested in learning more about the QEP.