Supporting Campus-Wide Faculty Development
OUTCOMES: Acquire strategies for developing a cadre of faculty leaders. * Identify opportunities for advanced faculty development on your campus * Apply the provided framework to develop an action plan on your their campus
The importance of deploying different strategies to encourage faculty adoption is well documented. TELFest (technology-enhanced learning festival) is a twice annual weeklong festival designed to enrich faculty delivery of teaching and develop the widespread adoption and innovative use of technology through drop-in session, workshops, discussions, and debate. This session will explore how this community-delivered event is supporting and motivating faculty by offering a space to reflect on their current practice, opportunities to collaborate and share practice with an interdisciplinary community, and time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to make informed choices within their context.
OUTCOMES: Identify ways to develop communities of practice * Learn about relevant strategies used to engage and inspire faculty * Understand the logistical factors involved in setting up such an event as well as the challenges and how to overcome them