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FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

The call for proposals is open for FUA's Faculty Development program slated for Fall 2017.

 

Objective

The Faculty Development program seeks to locate suitable projects aimed at the development of an integration-based teaching and learning environment for the progress of innovative pedagogic methodologies. The integrated experiences take place in the form of seminar instruction conducted by selected candidates during the FUA's twice-yearly seminar week.

 

Program Features

  • Faculty abroad teach 1-day FUA seminars during the Fall 2017 Intsession III Week (October 23-27, 2017).
  • Interaction and development opportunities as an exchange between FUA departments and visiting faculties.

Deadlines and Application Procedure

The deadline is June 30, 2017. Interested candidates may download the call for proposals and application form containing details and instructions on how to apply.

 

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

 

Objective

Research is the crossroads where the knowledge of today encounters the potential to shape future practices. Florence University of the Arts sustains the development of new ideas that positively impact the global landscape. As an academic institution, FUA believes in the importance of research conducted in parallel with classroom instruction for the reciprocal learning advantage of the campus and greater communities.

 

Research projects seek to bring new perspectives to FUA academics and to the overall growth of knowledge in various disciplines.

 

Research Fields

Three main areas of research guide the direction of proposals and accepted projects in collaboration with researchers:

  • Migrant experiences of the hospitality industry
  • Experiential Learning and Experiential Travel as a viable teaching strategy
  • Exploring convenient food consumption and its impact on society

Research Proposals

Both the FUA and external academic communities may submit proposals for research. Submissions must follow specific criteria and formatting that may be requested from the Research Coordinator. Research outcomes are published by FUA.

The 2017 research grant is currently open (June 30, 2017 deadline). Please check back with us for subsequent call for grant proposals.

 

RESEARCH COORDINATOR

Dr. Elio Satti, research@fua.it

 

 

 

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