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Beginning with Cohort 16, Faculty Academy will meet the following programmatic outcomes. 

Year 1

By the end of Faculty Academy, Year 1, participants will be able to:

A.    Demonstrate an understanding of the culture of the College, including the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of the institution;

B.    Demonstrate an understanding of and adhere to the various federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to the College;

C.    Identify and use appropriately the essential offices of the College, both physical and virtual, including Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Advancement, IT, the President’s Office, and the individual offices housed therein;

D.    Demonstrate an understanding of and adhere to College policies and procedures for faculty members, including specific departmental policies and related compliance training;

E.    Demonstrate an understanding of and apply best practices of course design, including accessibility and an introduction to Quality Matters;

F.    Demonstrate an understanding of and apply High-Impact Practices in undergraduate education;

G.   Effectively use the College learning management system (LMS) for basic course management;

H.    Demonstrate an understanding of and apply the basic practices of advising students according to College guidelines;

I.      Demonstrate an understanding of and apply the basic practices of student engagement;

J.     Demonstrate an understanding of and apply the basic practices of and expectations for assessment, including institutional, divisional, and departmental assessment.

 

Year 2

By the end of Faculty Academy, Year 2, participants will be able to:

A.    Demonstrate an understanding of and apply best practices for engaging students in the classroom, including active learning;

B.    Complete Quality Matters APPQMR training;

C.    Design and deliver clear, effective assessments of student learning;

D.    Demonstrate an understanding of the Promotion & Tenure process, including preparing for a Y3 review and completing a teaching observation and feedback project;

E.    Demonstrate and apply a more advanced understanding of advising for students;

F.    Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the assessment process at the institution, including preparing to become an assessment team facilitator or preparing to serve on the Institution Effectiveness Committee;

G.   Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of SoTL research, including conceptualizing a potential project.

 

Year 3

During Year 3, participants will be encouraged to do at least one of the following:

A.    Apply for the first promotion (typically Instructor to Assistant Professor), in accordance with individuals’ contracts;

B.    Begin mentoring a Y1 faculty member;

C.    Design and execute a SoTL project;

D.    Apply to become a TLC Faculty Fellow;

E.    Lead an assessment team or serve on the Institutional Effectiveness Committee.

 

Year 4

During Year 4, participants will be encouraged to do at least one of the following:

A.    Continue mentoring or begin mentoring a Y2 faculty member;

B.    Seek out external professional development opportunities.

 

Year 5

During Year 5, participants will be encouraged to do at least one of the following:

A.    Continue or begin mentoring a Y3 faculty member through her/his first major milestone (typically a promotion from Instructor to Assistant Professor);

B.    Apply for Pre-Tenure. 

 

 

 

 



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