The Summer Faculty Institute will be held June 1-4 and organizers are seeking presenters and session ideas.

Summer Faculty Institute

University announces Summer Faculty Institute to be held June 1-4


8:49 a.m., April 3, 2015--The University of Delaware’s Summer Faculty Institute (SFI) will be held Monday, June 1, through Thursday, June 4.

This year’s central themes – engaging difference, digital humanities, critical thinking, digital storytelling and community engagement – support a program that reflects the latest insights from educational research, progress demonstrated by UD faculty and the most recent opportunities presented by technological advances.

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Those who would like to propose a session for one of these themes can email

The Faculty Engaging Difference Summer Institute will run concurrently and involve 10 UD Faculty in an intensive four-day workshop. It is intended for those who have interests in learning about and promoting diversity, equity and inclusive teaching practices in their classrooms and departments and throughout the University. 

Applications are being accepted for the Faculty Engaging Difference Summer Institute.

The SFI is the premier event at the University for faculty to take advantage of the latest research and technological advances in classroom and online instruction to improve students’ learning.

This event is hosted by the partners of Faculty Commons, including the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning (CTAL), Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education (ITUE), Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center (IHRC), IT Academic Technology Services (IT-ATS) and University of Delaware Library.  

Early registration is open for attendees. 

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