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Practical Applications for Faculty Development Success

Gain research-backed strategies in an interactive 60-minute session to overcome faculty development challenges and implement impactful practices, fostering engaged and motivated faculty for better student success.


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Faculty development is a cornerstone of student success and retention. It fosters better teaching, engaging students and catering to diverse learning styles. It also creates supportive environments and equips faculty with the tools to enable early interventions for struggling students.

However, faculty development can be difficult to successfully implement. Many faculty feel overworked, undervalued, and understaffed, leading to many challenging obstacles that impede them from engaging in your dedicated and important faculty development initiatives.

Start overcoming these obstacles and create engaged and motivated faculty with Practical Applications for Faculty Development Success, a Magna Online Seminar, led by Russell Carpenter, PhD, Assistant Provost, Professor of English at Eastern Kentucky University, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Faculty Development.

During this concise 60-minute session, Russell will share his research-backed insights into crafting impactful program development practices. He’ll delve into the prevalent challenges faced by faculty developers, emphasizing the need for adaptable, process-oriented approaches. Given the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, faculty development programs must cater to current priorities and preferred delivery methods. Russell will address these changes and how they pose challenges for faculty developers striving to envision effective program agendas.

You’ll dive into effective program development practices tailored for faculty developers. This interactive session invites you to explore and directly apply these practices within your institutional faculty development contexts. After this program, you’ll have actionable insights and practical applications for faculty development that can be readily transferred to real-world settings.

Three Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss This!

  1. Expert Leadership: Led by Russell Carpenter, PhD, an authority in faculty development, offering practical insights and real-world experience.
  2. Overcoming Challenges: Addressing common obstacles faced in faculty development, empowering participants to tackle issues like workload and undervaluation.
  3. Actionable Solutions: Gain hands-on strategies and practical applications for immediate implementation in your institution’s faculty development context.


What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify challenges to faculty development program development
  • Implement effective program development practices
  • Apply transferable, process-oriented program development practices

Who should attend?

  • Deans and Associate Deans
  • Faculty Developers
  • Center for Teaching & Learning Directors
  • Provosts and Chief Academic Officers
  • Vice Presidents

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • On-demand access
  • Written transcript
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available on-demand.


Product Code: OC24ED

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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