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Finding and Using Faculty Development Resources

Professional faculty development portal screen shot

Presenters: Ray Purdom, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Andrea Eastman-Mullins, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

The speakers presented the Professional Development Portal ( developed by the University of North Carolina. The site contains a training compendium (containing handouts for leading faculty development workshops), how-to-materials, tutorials, articles, and links to other portals.

The site materials are segmented into three main areas:

  1. Teaching and Learning Resources – contains professional development resources for faculty teaching with or without technology. Sample topics include active learning, assessment, course management systems, large enrollment courses, and service learning.
  2. Administrative Development – section covers topics associated with departmental chair and dean development such as budgeting, leadership skills, strategic planning, tenure and promotion…
  3. Libraries – this area includes resources to support the work of college and university librarians. Topics cover acquisitions, cataloging and indexing, digital collections, instructional services, vendor relations…

Guests can view a large portion of the materials and members can contribute to the resource pool.

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This entry was posted on August 16, 2006 by in MERLOT 2006.

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