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How Can Faculty Development Increase Faculty Engagement?

Learn how to be cognizant of the degrees of motivation and dissatisfaction felt by faculty, and how to positively implement initiatives that will increase engagement through two classic models.

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How Can Faculty Development Increase Faculty Engagement?

Faculty development initiatives are meant to support faculty in doing their work. So why is it common for only a small percentage of faculty to show up, even if they intend to participate? The answer may be as simple as understanding human motivation.

This 20-Minute Mentor details two classic motivational models: the Job Enrichment model and the Job Characteristics model, and how they can be used to design faculty development opportunities that engage more faculty in your initiatives.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how work impacts human motivation and engagement
  • See new possibilities to promote engagement
  • Design faculty development initiatives that model how you’d like faculty to engage students in the classroom
  • Use the Job Enrichment and the Job Characteristics models to increase faculty engagement

Topics Covered

  • An overview of the Job Enrichment model
  • An overview of the Job Characteristics model
  • Managing faculty satisfaction alongside motivation to create an engaging work environment


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty Developers
  • Educational Developers
  • Higher Education Administration


Product Code: OM23CD

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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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