Professional Development Opportunities

2023 Geospatial Review

The CSU Geospatial Review (ISSN 2373-5783 & e-ISSN 2373-5791) is accepting submissions for the 2023 CSU Geospatial Review. We will be accepting submissions from now until January 25th.

Articles should pertain to research or educational projects using geospatial methods.  Articles should be short (750 words or fewer plus maps and/or photos) and of interest to others in the CSU system who may be considering similar research. Articles with results are favored over proposed work and are not limited solely to ESRI applications. They can also include Remote Sensing platforms, other GIS programs, R or RStudio, and many others. 

Please submit your articles by Wednesday, January 25, 2023 to the CSU GIS Specialty Center at    

Adding Interactivity to your Courses

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This Spring 2023, eCampus and Center for Faculty Development are offering a professional development course for faculty entitled Adding Interactivity to your Courses. Consider applying if you’re interested in:

  • creating more purposeful interactions in your courses (in-person, online or hybrid)
  • redesigning your current activities/assignments
  • viewing successful sample interactive activities

Details: This 10-12 hour course is self-paced. In order to receive a $500 stipend, all course work must be completed within Spring 2023.

The deadline to apply is February 6th. Space is limited. For more information and to apply: Adding Interactivity to your Online Courses Application!

eCampus Technology Equipment Program

The purpose of this RFP [pdf] is to encourage faculty from a variety of disciplines and at varying technological competencies to redevelop their courses that will integrate technology equipment in a meaningful way into the course activities. The proposed equipment must be implemented during the Fall 2021 semester. Faculty participants will receive the equipment to be used in their course(s). Visit the eCampus Technology Equipment Program page to learn more. 

Quality Matters Course Certification Program

If you are teaching an online or hybrid course and completed the Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Training, you may be interested in having your course certificated. This program offers faculty members a $500 stipend to revise their course to adhere to the Quality Matters Rubric. Then, the course will get submitted for Course Certification where it will undergo a rigorous review by a Quality Matters Team based upon the criteria noted in the Quality Matters Rubric. Learn more about the Course Certification Process. If interested in having your course certified, please contact Jennifer Redd.  

Quality Matters Training

Registration is open for Quality Matters trainings. These include online, asynchronous courses. Through these trainings, you will learn how to apply the Quality Matters Rubric Standards to an online/hybrid course, how to apply the concept of alignment to various course components, and how to provide helpful recommendations to the instructor. Certificates will be available upon completion of the course.

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