20-Minute Mentors

What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Technology?

Gain proven strategies to conquering technology barriers that faculty face to reinvigorate faculty engagement. From tackling AI concerns to staying ahead of the digital curve, these solutions are a must to empower faculty in a rapidly evolving tech landscape.

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What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Technology?

As technology shifts and changes, faculty often find themselves grappling with the challenge of staying up-to-date and effectively harnessing these new advancements while also responsibly addressing the potential pitfalls and ethical considerations associated with emerging technologies such as AI. Staying current and adept at utilizing technology in their teaching is essential for engaging their students and preparing them for the future. Yet, without training and support faculty may feel overwhelmed which leads to disengagement.

This Magna 20-Minute Mentor delves into the multifaceted issue of technology serving as a potential barrier to faculty engagement in various educational settings. In today’s digital age, where technology is omnipresent, its impact on teaching and faculty engagement cannot be underestimated. The presenters of this session offer valuable insights and research-backed strategies from their work on reengaging faculty published in the Journal of Faculty Development which will help you help your faculty surmount the challenges posed by technology to enhance faculty engagement in the teaching and learning process.

Learning Goals

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

  • Identify barriers to faculty engagement related to technology
  • Describe the impact the barrier of technology has on faculty engagement
  • Apply strategies for improving faculty engagement related to technology

Topics Covered

  • New or unfamiliar technology
  • Changing technology uses and applications
  • The flexibility required to utilize new technologies
  • Connectivity and access concerns
  • Mental bandwidth regarding learning technology
  • Accessibility concerns


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty or Educational Developers
  • Deans


Product Code: OM23ED

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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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