New Learning Spaces: Support Faculty for Improved Learning

Last updated November 19, 2014

New Learning Spaces: Support Faculty for Improved Learning

Last updated November 19, 2014

Overview

New learning spaces require a significant amount of institutional resources and present a great opportunity—but only if you appropriately support and engage your faculty. Having a sustainable faculty development program maximizes the impact that new learning spaces have on the quality of student learning and advances in instructor pedagogy.

Join us to learn how to implement a sustainable faculty support plan that engages faculty over the long term to improve student learning and maximize the learning space. We will also examine the essential stakeholders within the process and the most crucial topics to cover in expanding the impact of new learning spaces.

Who should attend?

Designed specifically for faculty development professionals, instructional technologists, and academic leaders, this online training will benefit anyone who is responsible for developing and engaging faculty to teach in new learning spaces.

Agenda

  • Sustainable faculty development structure
  • Utilizing different stakeholders
    • Instructional designers
    • Peer to peer
    • Student assistants
  • Faculty incentive strategies
  • Strategies in addressing essential topics
    • Designing a Learning Spaces Faculty Survey
    • Converting existing courses to fit new classrooms
    • Introducing technology in course design
    • Preparing students for new pedagogy
    • Implementing new student assessment