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What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Career Opportunities?

Revitalize faculty motivation and drive for impactful teaching and student success by leveraging research-backed insights to help faculty overcome disengagement and career stagnation while nurturing a supportive academic environment.


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What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Career Opportunities?

Faculty can grapple with a sense of stagnation in their careers, leading to burnout and a loss of professional motivation. This disengagement is furthered by the perception of limited career opportunities and a lack of room for advancement within the academic hierarchy. The end result is disengagement, not only with beneficial faculty development initiatives, but potentially with their students as well.

To overcome this obstacle, this Magna 20-Minute Mentor draws on research and evidence-based insights derived from the Journal of Faculty Development to help you overcome faculty disengagement. Your presenters will provide proven tools to both identify and improve faculty disengagement due to unclear career opportunities and advancement paths.

By actively addressing and rectifying these concerns, faculty developers not only bolster the morale and motivation of educators but also ensure that the academic environment remains vibrant, innovative, and conducive to student growth and success.

Learning Goals

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

  • Identify barriers to faculty engagement related to career opportunities
  • Understand the impact career opportunities and advancement have on faculty engagement through factors such as mentorship and turnover
  • Implement strategies for improving faculty engagement related to career paths

Topics Covered

  • Lack of mentorship, career advising
  • Lack of transparent guidelines for advancement
  • Competitiveness
  • Plateau in rank


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty or Educational Developers
  • Deans


Product Code: OM23HD

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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