Join this workshop if you are interested in learning more about the role of ChatGPT, Dall-E, and other generative AI in higher education teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and service. You will be provided materials as well as opportunities to apply what you learn and to engage in discussions with faculty colleagues about this interesting topic. Certificates of completion will be issued to faculty who complete all aspects of this workshop. 

Register for the AI workshop 

Virtually via Zoom  

Join FACET to learn about design principles to communicate your research more effectively with a conference poster. Learn how to work with FACET to design and print your poster in this hands-on virtual workshop 

Register for the Poster Design Workshop 


Join the webinar to learn about ways you can up your practice and engage learners. A faculty panel will explore pedagogical strategies for student engagement and showcase current tools fostering active participation.

Register to attend the Engaged Learning Workshop 

This drop-in session will guide faculty new to artificial intelligence through a self-paced tour of AI and its applications to faculty life. Participants should bring a laptop to access AI content. The FACET teaching fellow will also be available to consult about integrating AI into course assignments. Snacks will be provided. 

Register to attend the AI workshop!

Cook 404b and Virtual, via Zoom 

Register to attend Qualtrics Roundtable!

Qualtrics has become an important tool in research and organization since Towson began subscribing to the software. But while launching a survey may be relatively uncomplicated, many of the more advanced functions can be challenging. Join us for a roundtable discussion that will include tips, tricks and personal experiences. Lunch will be provided to in-person attendees.

Co-Sponsored by Cook Library, the College of Education Office of Research and Evaluation and FACET Featuring: Soo-yeon Hwang (Cook Library), Karla Kubitz (Kinesiology) and Geoff Munro (Psychology)

Cook 404B, in person  

Hear from a panel of recent CURE instructors, a discussion about best practices in managing group work in the classroom, and updates regarding undergraduate research opportunities from OURCI.

Led by Matt Hemm and Laura Gough

Register to attend the CUREs lunch meeting!

Kelly Elkins and Trish Westerman

Cook Library 404B 

FACET acknowledges the excellent work of TU faculty in engaging in scholarship of teaching and learning projects whereby they measure the impact of innovative practices that they have implemented in their courses. All faculty are invited to a FACET Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Celebration lunch event to celebrate campus initiatives to expand SoTL at Towson University. Especially highlighted will be this year’s cohort of FACET SoTL mini-grant awardees, who are currently completing their research projects. 

Lunch will be provided! 

Register to attend the SotL Celebration Lunch


Save the date!

CK 404B

This is an informal end-of-the-year gathering for those who have participated as mentors or as coordinators of mentoring to come together and talk about what we’ve done this year and what we’d like to see next year.  

Please email , FACET Fellow for Mentoring with any questions.

Save the date!


FACET Faculty Mentor Training—Apply Now!

Are you currently serving as a formal or informal mentor or are you interested in being a mentor for a colleague? Apply now for the June Faculty Mentor Training. The online training (approximately 8 hours in total) includes self-paced asynchronous modules to complete and a synchronous Zoom meeting to discuss faculty mentoring with all participants. Modules include Overview of TU’s Faculty Mentoring Framework; Faculty Mentoring Basics; Faculty Mentoring at Multiple Levels; DEI and Faculty Mentoring; Ethics and Faculty Mentoring; and Building a Successful Relationship with Mentees.

 The schedule for the June training is below:

  • Friday, June 7: training modules officially open
  • Friday, June 14: target completion of modules 1 & 2
  • Friday, June 21: target completion of modules 3 & 4
  • Friday, June 28: target completion of modules 5 & 6
  • Friday, June 28, 9:30 am-11:00 am: training wrap up, Zoom

Apply by May 10th to become a TU-certified Faculty Mentor!

Can’t commit to the training in June, but want to complete the program? Email Jennifer Potter () to receive information and an invitation to join the August 2024 training!

Past Events

Integrating AI Components into Course Syllabi and Assignments  Panopto (01:23:03 video)
Introduction to Podcasting Panopto (01:06:32 video)
ChatGPT: Where are We Now?  Panopto (01:23:20 video)
FACET Faculty Workshop on Transparent and Inclusive Pedagogy Panopto (00:56:27 video)
The Myth of Grades as a System of Measurement and Standards Based Grading Powerpoint
Youtube (00:48:00 video)
Is Two Better than One? Writing Two-Tiered Multiple Choice Items Youtube (00:29:58 video)
Engaging Learners During Online Instruction Youtube (00:24:49 video)
Open Educational Resources (OER) Development Workshop: Using the M.O.S.T. Commons Panopto (00:59:56 video)
Emerging technology
Virtual Reality Environments Using 3D Models in Unity Youtube (1:09:00 video)
Virtual Reality Filmmaking for Your Scholarship Youtube (00:37:00 video)
Photogrammetry: At-home 3D Model Creation
Youtube (00:48:26 video)
Gamification and Interactive Storytelling Using Twine Panopto (01:01:15 video)
Gamification 2: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure YouTube Stories Panopto (00:56:21 video)
Creative Coding On and Through the Web  Panopto (01:28:42 video)
Research & Scholarship
Launching a Research Program at TU  Panopto (00:55:00 video)
Mentoring Award-Winning Students  Panopto (01:00:06 video)
Applying for a Fulbright Award Panopto (00:56:41 video)
Planning for and Writing a Winning NSF CAREER Proposal Panopto (00:54:49)  video