Faculty Development

The Teaching Professor Workshops are discussion-focused workshops, offered at several convenient times and locations, allow you to really dig into a specific teaching topic and gain knowledge and actionable insights you might not get at larger-scale events.

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An on-demand digital library of targeted faculty development that offer solutions to common classroom challenges—in just 20 minutes! A subscription gives your entire campus access to all 20-Minute Mentor programs. It's a flexible, practical means for everyone at your institution to build knowledge and improve performance.

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These courses offer five or six weeks of Magna’s best digital programming, along with unit assessments and an online discussion board where faculty can interact with peers enrolled in the same course. The courses are specifically designed to serve faculty’s professional development needs!

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The Teaching Professor Conference provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators of all disciplines and experience levels to share best practices that advance college teaching and learning.

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The Teaching Professor is the lively, highly informative newsletter with a singular purpose: to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching. A source of cutting-edge information and inspiration for more than 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.

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The Magna Online Seminar Pass is a subscription membership that gives you access to every Magna Online Seminar produced over the course of a 12-month period (minimum of 25 seminars). Gain access to seminars that present the latest and greatest in academia and promote skill development for both staff and faculty.

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Events Calendar

  • 24
  • May

Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

Instructors are always looking for new ways to increase engagement and add color and pop to their course content—this can often be accomplished by using multimedia in learning materials and course content. Though multimedia is widely available online, it’s often not well-suited for learning.

Learn research-based multimedia learning principles that will help you modify and optimize the effectiveness of the multimedia you use in your course content.


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  • 07
  • Jun

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Learning the skills to limit and effectively respond to microaggressions in the classroom will contribute to developing a welcoming climate both in the classroom and on campus, making the institution a place where diverse populations feel safe and are given access to the same high-quality education. This seminar offers an understanding of microaggressions in the classroom, strategies to take when they occur, and suggestions on how to create a classroom climate that limits them.
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  • 14
  • Jun

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect.
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