Center for Faculty Innovation

Practice Listening and Asking Powerful Questions (Online Roundtable)

Wed, 2 Feb 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This roundtable will also be offered on Thu 2/3 from 3:30-4:30 PM.

Join fellow faculty to work on skills that are especially useful for mentoring conversations and other situations that require careful listening. Faculty involved in mentoring will have the opportunity to exchange mentoring experiences. We offer several Zoom sessions to help participants practice deep listening and asking powerful (open-ended and thought-provoking) questions. Sessions are 60 minutes in length, which includes half an hour of 1-on-1 conversations.

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Faculty participants will make progress toward these program outcomes:

  • Developing deep listening skills;
  • Developing the ability to ask good mentoring questions.

Faculty participants will make progress toward this career planning outcome:

  • Developing and fostering productive mentoring and networking relationships.

CFI programs will be canceled automatically if JMU is closed for inclement weather.

Our programs are intended for JMU faculty or staff only. If you are a student or administrator and would like to attend, please sign up and leave a note at the end of the survey.

We want this program to be welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all of our participants. Please describe any considerations (e.g., disability, wellness, cultural, etc.) you want us to know about in the registration survey. You may also reach out to us at or (540)568-4846..

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