The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching is offering two professional development programs specifically designed to enhance teaching effectiveness and improve student learning. The newly created Teaching and Learning Academy and the Teaching Partners Program are open to newer faculty with teaching responsibilities (tenured, tenure-eligible, term, staff with teaching appointment).
Application deadline: April 15, 2019
CELT Teaching and Learning Academy. Participants will attend monthly sessions that address course design, evidence-based teaching strategies, inclusive classroom practices, peer-review of teaching, and documentation of teaching effectiveness. Master teachers from across the university will provide content. The academy runs for the entire academic year.
Who is eligible: Faculty members (tenured, tenure-eligible, term, staff member with teaching appointment) who have between one and five years of teaching experience at Iowa State University.
Description: For faculty seeking a cohort experience
Time commitment: Nine, 3-hour sessions during the academic year
Application and more details: CELT Teaching and Learning Academy webpage
CELT Teaching Partners Program. The Teaching Partners Program supplements departmental mentoring by pairing two junior faculty members (tenured, tenure-eligible, term, staff member with teaching appointment) with a senior faculty member from a different discipline who is a successful and experienced teacher. Partners discuss teaching and learning topics, complete classroom observations, and focus on documenting teaching effectiveness for continuous improvement efforts and teaching portfolios. The partnership runs for the entire academic year.
Who is eligible: Faculty members (tenured, tenure-eligible, term, staff member with teaching appointment) who will be in their second or third year at Iowa State University.
Description: For faculty seeking a mentoring experience
Time commitment: Three, 1-hour program sessions, attendance at two CELT programming events, regular meetings with senior partner
Application and more details: CELT Teaching Partners Program webpage
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