Part-Time Faculty Institute

Part-Time Faculty InstitutePart-time faculty can enhance their teaching skills, meet and earn a stipend by participating in the Part-Time Faculty Institute (PTFI), a program designed especially for the needs of part-time faculty. The PTFI provides UofL's part-time faculty with tools and resources to help them become even more effective educators in the classroom. Participants in any of the sessions will find them beneficial to their teaching. The Institute offers four sessions each academic semester.

Incentive Payment Process

Part-time faculty who complete three sessions in an academic semester are eligible for a $200.00 stipend and will receive a certificate of completion confirming participation in the Part-Time Faculty Institute. Successful participants are eligible for a $200.00 stipend (each semester) and can receive a transcript verifying their participation. No other Delphi program substitutes will be permitted.

Rules for Participation

  1. Participants must complete three of the four sessions within an academic semester (fall or spring) in order to qualify for the stipend. Part-time faculty who successfully complete the semester program will be eligible for a $200.00 stipend.
  2. Part-time faculty who are already full-time staff, either monthly or classified (hourly), do not qualify for incentives. P&A; staff working at 80% or more and ALL classified (hourly) staff are ineligible for incentives. Participants must be actively teaching at UofL during the semester for which credit towards the incentive is accrued.
  3. A maximum of 25 faculty members may participate in any PTFI session. Participants are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, via electronic registration.
For more information, contact Nisha Gupta

Part-Time Faculty InstitutePart-time faculty who complete three sessions in a single academic semester (fall or spring) are eligible for a $200 incentive and can request a transcript verifying their participation.

Schedule of Sessions

Sessions are held on Thursday evenings and will begin promptly at 5:30, ending at 7:30 p.m. at the Delphi Center, Room 244, Ekstrom Library. Due to university-wide spending freezes, we are currently unable to provide food for this program. However, the room will be available at 5 p.m.. We encourage you to bring your own meal and spend some quality time networking with faculty colleagues. Announcements will begin at 5:15 p.m. If you wish to park at the Speed Museum garage, which is next to the library, we can provide you with a parking pass.

Fall Schedule

Connecting Regular In-Class Writing to Students Learning Content More Deeply
September 8, 2016

Blackboard Basics and Beyond: Making your Teaching Life Easier
September 22, 2016

Incorporating Active Learning Across the Disciplines
October 13, 2016

Mindfulness Strategies for Stretched Part-time Faculty
November 17, 2016

Spring Schedule

A Work in Process: Improving Research Assignment Design and Pedagogy
January 12, 2017

Tips for Surviving and Thriving as an Adjunct Faculty Member
February 16, 2017

Video or Podcast? Infographic or Digital Story? Assignment Design for the Digital Age
March 9, 2017

PTFI Showcase: Seasoned Part-Time Faculty Members Share Tools, Strategies, and Insights
April 13, 2017

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