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Faculty Idea Exchange
The Faculty Idea Exchange (FIX) is the Columbus State annual summer conference that provides a forum where faculty and staff can share and compare best teaching practices. The FIX is hosted by the OAA Instructional Success Committee, and is held at the CSCC Center for Workforce Development at the Columbus State downtown campus.
Call for Proposals (Deadline: May 5, 2017)
We are now accepting submission proposals for FIX 2017. This year’s conference theme is the Science of Learning. The OAA Instructional Success Committee encourages faculty to consider presenting and is actively seeking proposals based on the field of learning (e.g., motivation, effective study strategies, teaching best practices, etc.). Strategies that are applicable across all disciplines are preferred. Presentations should be 50 minutes in length, including some time for questions. Please complete the information below to submit a proposal. Conference representatives will contact you about the status of your proposal. Click here to submit a proposal for FIX 2017.
The 2015 FIX focused on Critical Thinking with 16 faculty presentations and presentation by Ms. Connie Wolfe – Dean of Arts & Sciences at Surry Community College in Dobson, NC.
Ms. Wolfe is a leader of Surry’s critical thinking initiative. For the last ten years, she has consulted with many colleges in the development and implementation of critical thinking initiatives, and has worked in association with the Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Here is a recording of Ms. Connie Wolf's keynote presentation Challenging Our Students and Ourselves to Think Critically.
(Scroll ahead to approximately 21:20 for an introduction of the FIX followed by Ms. Wolfe's keynote.)
FIX 2014 Archives
- Professional Development
- Faculty Idea Exchange
- Unlocking the Learning Code
- Magna 20 Minute Mentor
- Active and Collaborative Learning
- NISOD Resources
- Online Learning Consortium (formerly "Sloan")
- Faculty Launch!/Winter Warm-Up
- "Cheating Lessons and On The Clock"
- Classroom Assessment Techniques