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Exploring Educational Development Programs

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From June 22, 2009 presentation at the Institute for New Faculty Developers

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Exploring Educational Development Programs

  1. 1. 2009<br />Institute for New Faculty Developers<br />Exploring a Range ofEducational Development Programs<br />Lynda Milne<br />Phyllis Dawkins<br />Deandra Little<br />Michael Palmer<br />
  2. 2. Explorers, not Tourists<br />
  3. 3. Know where you’re going, have hypotheses about why,plans for how to go,and forhow you’ll show you got there.<br />
  4. 4. What’s a Program?<br />Center<br />Focused Service/Activity Offerings<br />Offerings of a Center<br />Services<br />Educational opportunities<br />
  5. 5. What’s a Program?<br />An organizational “unit” that does educational development<br />Department / College / School<br />Law School Center for the Advancement of Teaching<br />Institution-wide<br />Center for Teaching Effectiveness<br />Center for Teaching and Learning<br />Teaching Resource Center<br />Center for Teaching & Faculty Development<br />Department of Academic Quality<br />Center for 21st Century Education<br />Instructional Development Office<br />Teaching for Excellence Center<br />Systemwide / Multi-Institutional<br />Collaboration for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning<br />
  6. 6. Programs beyond Centers?<br />Office of Instructional Technology<br />Service-Learning Coordinator<br />Office of Research Services<br />TA Training Coordinator<br />Learning Communities Coordinator<br />Teaching Awards Program<br />Student Learning Resource Center<br />…<br />
  7. 7. Program<br />Established<br />Coherent<br />Purposeful<br />Topic-Focused<br />Offering of services and activities<br />Program = Center<br />Program = Beyond or Without Center<br />Program = Within Center<br />Categorizing Programs<br />
  8. 8. Programs You’ve Known…and Loved<br />Thinking about an influential educational development program in which you’ve been a participant (not facilitator or designer)…discuss with ONE other person:<br />Program’s purpose? Yours?<br />Overall design (duration, activities, etc.)<br />Who participated?<br />Who offered the program? <br />What resources did it seem to require?<br />What made it effective / memorable / influential for you? What was its effect on you?<br />
  9. 9. Programs and Aspects of Success<br />Program Title:<br />Purpose / Goals:<br />Resources Used:<br />Overall Design (duration, activities, etc.)<br />Impact<br />Coordination / Coherence<br />
  10. 10. Programs and Aspects of Success<br />Program Title:<br />Purpose / Goals:<br />Resources Used:<br />Overall Design (duration, activities, etc.)<br />Impact<br />Coordination / Coherence<br />
  11. 11. Programming Resources<br />Another way to categorize <br />Google as Map and Compendium<br />Center site searching<br />University of Kansas list<br />Dalhousie University list<br />Milne’s Diigo Bookmarks from INFD<br />
  12. 12. Thanks!<br />It’s been a pleasure exploring with you today.<br />

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