How Can I Create a Faculty Development Program that is Engaging and Effective?
The world of teaching and learning is changing rapidly, and engaging faculty in professional development can be challenging, especially if those faculty have been in their roles for a long time and feel comfortable and confident in their abilities. Through this 20-minute program, you will gain new ideas, perspectives, and strategies based on current literature that improve the effectiveness of your faculty development programs, your teachers, and your institution.
Purchase the How Can I Create a Faculty Development Program that is Engaging and Effective? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Donna Qualters, PhD. You’ll come away with a framework to ensure faculty actively engage in your faculty development programming, and concrete ideas and an outline for an action plan to move forward with new faculty development initiatives on your own campus.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:
- Describe how on-going professional development is critical to an institution’s health
- Learn that it is possible to design programming that is engaging, effective, and cost-contained, and that faculty will take advantage of
- Be able to judge your own institution’s readiness for positive academic change
- Become a change agent who can create effective environments for successful teaching and learning
- Compare and contrast current theories that underpin effective faculty engagement, including Prochaska, DiClemente, and Norcross on how individual change theory effects how to set up effective programing across a spectrum of needs; Heifetz’s theory of change in leadership; and Trigwell’s writings on faculty development models
- Review eight key factors that need to be in place for successful faculty engagement
- Explore concrete ideas for structuring faculty development programming in leadership and teaching that align to the theories
This program will benefit:
- Department chairs
- Faculty developers
Product Code: OM18CD