After a one-year hiatus, the annual Future Professoriate Program (FPP) Conference returns with two full days of online programming for aspiring faculty, focused on teaching, the job search, and other aspects of academic professionalization. In addition to a keynote by higher education researcher and reform advocate KerryAnn O’Meara (“Thriving as Scholars: How We Can Catalyze Professional Growth and Impact”), topics will include:
- academic book publication (2-part series)
- science education for multicultural classrooms
- overview of the IRB process
- what we can learn from elementary and secondary teachers
- candidates of color on the job market
- teaching outside an R1, post-COVID
- Design Justice
- teaching gifted college students
- co-teaching across difference
- research-intensive and teaching-intensive career paths (plenary session)
- improving attention skills in the classroom
- parenting while academic
- planning or revising a course
- using and strengthening your instructional team
- your digital identity, post-pandemic
- designing and teaching a huge introductory lecture course
In addition to numerous Syracuse University contributors, the program features faculty from Colgate University, SUNY ESF, Hartwick College, Le Moyne College, Skidmore College, the University of Maryland, the University of Minnesota Rochester, and Wichita State University.
The conference is free and open to everyone, not just FPP participants. Registrants will receive a program with session links by email, along with access to the conference Blackboard space.
This event was published on May 12, 2021.