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Practical Solutions for Faculty: Managing Your Career

Practical Solutions for Faculty: Managing Your Career focuses on important details that faculty must manage in addition to teaching for success in a career in higher education. Experience the benefit from hearing practical advice from experienced educators.

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1-4 people$199 per person
5-19 people$99 per person
20-39 people$79 per person
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Winter Enrichment Course

COURSE DATE:

Session 1: October 31 – December 11, 2021

Session 2: December 12, 2021 – January 22, 2022

 

Attention all teachers!

Practical Solutions for Faculty: Managing Your Career is your specifically catered guide to help you manage your career and receive expert advice about the non-teaching aspects of your job descriptions! Learn how to better fulfill many aspects of your faculty responsibilities and grow within your profession.

This 6-hour Magna Online Course is designed to touch on many of the non-classroom aspects of teaching at a higher education institution. Learn from experts about topics such as scholarship, citizenship, maintaining energy and enthusiasm, collaboration, grant writing, and extending your research beyond campus to the public.

Practical Solutions for Faculty: Managing Your Career keys in on essential specifics that faculty must manage in addition to teaching for success in a career in higher education. Each section of this highly concentrated course — teach, grow, and reach —contains short programs that cover highly important questions and topics related to what it means to be a teacher. Experience the benefit from hearing practical advice from experienced educators!

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Learning Goals

At the conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Acquire motivation and helpful advice to improve teaching
  • Designate time periods for learning, based on difficulty and time of semester
  • Create a realistic plan for achieving your teaching and growth goals
  • Explore how and where collaboration is appropriate, and how to get the most out of collaboration
  • Learn to create relationships with student assistants that are mutually beneficial
  • Be more effective in citizenship responsibilities and take an active role on campus
  • Recognize the obligation research professors have to their students to be the very best scholar they can be
  • Comprehend the vast possibilities for video creation and promotion
  • Implement 10 steps to start a podcast, including defining the intended purpose, audience, and format
  • Discover how to find resources for available grant opportunities and align research with funder objectives
  • Understand how to evaluate your career, guidelines for successful transitions, and how to pivot to your next opportunity

How It Works:

  • Select your preferred session date.
  • Prior to the start of the course, participants will receive an email with information on accessing the online course.
  • Participants can work through the course at their own pace. Participants can also review information in a previous unit as well as read supplemental materials and watch the accompanying videos as many times as they like within their selected session date.
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will take an assessment to gauge learning.
  • At the end of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

What’s Included:

  • Video programs
  • A final assessment
  • Transcripts of all video programs
  • Program slides
  • Supplemental readings and activities
  • Certificate of Completion for the course

Group Enrollment:

Discount pricing is available for multiple seats purchased at the same time.

For 10 or more seats, please contact Magna Sales at sales@magnapubs.com or call 800-433-0499 ext. 183 to receive a customized quote.

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Session 1 Product Code: PO21OA

Session 2 Product Code: PO21SA

 

Meet Your Presenters:

Ken Alford, PhD
Professor of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University

Lolita Paff, PhD
Associate Professor, Penn State Berks

Jill Schiefelbein
Owner, The Dynamic Communicator

Anthony Sweat, PhD
Associate Professor of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University

Holly Klawitter, MBA

Deborah Biddle
Owner, The People Company

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Purchase Options

Clear
Group Enrollment Pricing
1-4 people$199 per person
5-19 people$99 per person
20-39 people$79 per person
Group Enrollment discounts are applied in the cart.