Center for Faculty Innovation programs in AY '15-'16

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Center for Faculty Innovation

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The Center for Faculty Innovation (CFI) offered 630 different programs and services, including 75 workshops and 174 individual consultations, serving 805 unique individuals. Signature programs offered this year included the following: Learning Improvement by Design (LID) is a multiyear partnership between CFI, the Center for Assessment and Research (CARS) and two academic programs: Computer Information Systems and Communication Studies. This program focuses on student learning outcomes, facilitating the review and revision of course/program objectives to align with desired learning outcomes. jmUDesign, a course, curriculum, and instructional design institute, is typically a one-week program serving teams from a variety of disciplines. This year, CFI offered special institutes for Madison Collaborative, CIS LID Project and 4-VA Partner Universities. The Furious Flower Poetry Center had an exceptional year highlighted by its collegiate summit, Mirrors and Windows: Poetry as a Means of Reflection and Engagement. Approximately 80 students and faculty from nine different institutions joined at least 50 students from JMU for a weekend of workshops and poetry readings presented by five nationally and internationally recognized writers.


Involves Faculty


JMU Only


Academic Year AY '15-'16


Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Engaged Learning



On/Off campus

On campus

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