Faculty Development Center Upcoming Support

Spring 2024 Workshop Offerings

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Quantitative Workshops
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News from Our Partners


CSU Symposium on Wellbeing-Informed Teaching

Friday, March 15, 2024, 10am-12pm - CSU faculty and colleagues are invited to an inaugural, virtual symposium to celebrate the ways we support student mental wellbeing. Register by Thursday, March 7 

Faculty Enhancement and Instructional Development (FEID) Award

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) announces the annual call for applications for the Faculty Enhancement and Instructional Development (FEID) Award. The goal of the FEID award is to support faculty in designing instructional improvement, which leads to increased student success, thereby supporting the University's strategic plan, specifically goal one, objectives 1.2 and 1.3. Deadline to apply is March 11, 2024 at 11:59 pm.

Faculty Support for Mentoring Students

Summer Undergraduate Research Academy (SUReA) Call for Faculty Proposals. Faculty additional pay available: $1,500 per student (max 2 students)

Upcoming Workshops

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FDC Certificate Earning Workshops

Tightropes and Eggshells: Understanding and Navigating White Fragility(INCLUSIVE)

Monday, March 11, 2024, 10:00am - 11:30am, Zoom, Facilitated by Terri Patchen and Natalie Graham Ph.D

This reflective and interactive workshop will explore the relationship of “white fragility” to antiracism.

Tightropes and Eggshells: Understanding and Navigating White Fragility(INCLUSIVE)

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 10:00am - 11:30am, Zoom, Facilitated by Terri Patchen and Natalie Graham Ph.D

This reflective and interactive workshop will explore the relationship of “white fragility” to antiracism.

Student Conferences Engaging Contemporary Scholarship(WAC)

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 11:30am - 12:30pm, In-Person, Facilitated by Heather Denyer

Student Conference Project with Guest Scholars

Leading Effective Peer Reviews to Increase Feedback for Student Writers(WAC)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - Sunday, March 17, 2024, 8:00am - 11:59pm, Asynchronous, Facilitated by Leslie Bruce

In about an hour, faculty learn strategies for focusing and improving student peer reviews, yielding higher quality papers and decreasing grading time. Click here for more information

Increasing Student Engagement in a Class of Any Size(IMPACT)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Zoom, Facilitated by Kelly Ruppert

Learn strategies to encourage active learning in classes of any size, taught in any modality.

Using a Strengths-Based Framework to Design Culturally Inclusive Assignments(INCLUSIVE)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, In-Person, Facilitated by Lucia Alcalá

This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the basic components of creating culturally inclusive assignments.


Introduction to Excel

Monday, March 04, 2024 - Friday, March 08, 2024, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Asynchronous, Facilitated by Kathleen Preston

Learn how to enter and organize data, create basic formulas and functions, and build charts and pivot tables.

Intermediate Excel

Monday, March 11, 2024 - Friday, March 15, 2024, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Asynchronous, Facilitated by Kathleen Preston

This workshop is designed for faculty who have used Excel before and want to expand their knowledge.

Accelerating Your Research Agenda: Resources and Strategies to Boost Your Productivity

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 12:30pm - 1:30pm, Zoom, Facilitated by Zac Johnson, PhD., Associate Professor of Human Communications

This workshop addresses ensuring your research productivity by addressing practical strategies for time management, increasing collaboration among students and colleagues, and generating new lines of research. Click here for more information

News From Our Partners

Tech Tune Ups!: Virtual Tech Tune Ups offered Tuesdays by the ATC! Join us virtually for 30-minute lessons on Canvas (Zoom links will be sent prior to workshop- use the link to register)

Tuesday, Mar 5, 1:00-1:30pm: Expanding the Utility of Canvas Studio by Creating Quizzes for your Video Presentations

Introduction to H5P (Asynchronous Training Course)

Monday, March 11, 2024 - Friday, May 10, 2024, 8:00am - 11:59pm, Zoom Asynchronous, Facilitated by Oscar Machado, MBA, MS

Click here for more information

Using the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor to Improve Accessibility and Readability for Student Success

Tuesday, March 12, 2024,1:00pm-1:30pm, Zoom, Facilitated by Ken Moyer

Learn how to use the built-in Accessibility Checker in the Canvas Rich Content Editor to add appropriate alt text to images, to structure the page layout, and to avoid text-based color contrast issues.

Basic Needs Ambassador Training

Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 10:00am - 11:30am, Zoom, Facilitated by Victoria Ajemian

The Basic Needs Ambassador Training examines current trends related to food, housing, and financial insecurity, relevant cultural considerations, and recognition of boundaries necessary for working with students who experience basic needs insecurity.

Titan Bites Administration Training

Thursday, March 14, 2024, 1:00pm - 1:30pm, Zoom, Facilitated by Victoria Ajemian

Titan Bites is a free food program that invites students to be an after-event guest when a campus catered event is over and food is available.

Using the Ally tool to Improve the Accessibility of your Files, Images, and Documents

Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 1:00pm-1:30pm, Zoom, Facilitated by Tom Rahlfs

Learn how to use The Ally tool within Canvas to make your files, images, and documents more accessible to your students. The Ally report is a great learning tool and can guide you in improving your instructional content.

Faculty Support

Our FDC Faculty Fellows offer support in a variety of areas.

Visit the FDC website for more information.

Faculty Fellow/Coordinator

Faculty Retention Support

Terri Patchen


Faculty Fellow/Coordinator

Teaching and Learning

Michelle Barr


Faculty Fellow

Writing Across the Curriculum

Leslie Bruce


Faculty Fellow

Teaching for Social Justice

Alison Dover


Faculty Fellow

Mentoring and Research Support

Matt Englar-Carlson


Faculty Fellow

Teaching and Learning

Chris Peterson


FDC-ORSP Faculty Fellow

Qualitative Research

Support Faculty Fellow

Guadalupe Diaz Lara


ORSP Faculty Fellow

Quantitative Research

Support Faculty Fellow

Kathleen Preston


ORSP Faculty Fellow

Scholarly Publication

Carrie Lane



Cayuse IRB Electronic Submission Process ORSP

Creating an account, the submission

process, amendments, and editing protocol.

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Faculty Student Success Dashboard

As a faculty at CSUF you have access to the Faculty Student Success Dashboard (FSSD).

Please visit FSSD webpage to learn more about this Dashboard, watch the informational video and the video guides and find answers to your questions through the FAQ.


Browse a variety of topics on the FDC YouTube Channel: 

Classroom Technology and Support 

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Canvas Support Panda

IT Help Desk

Canvas Support

Canvas Consultants

Questions about FDC support?
Email Dr. Kathleen Preston and FDC staff at fdc@fullerton.edu. This email was sent from the Faculty Development Center. California State University, Fullerton