Faculty Development in Practice: Developing a FlashClass (Meeting #7)

On Tuesday, December 3rd at 4pm ET, our Faculty Development team will continue its work, as our first cohort of teachers does the work to develop a FlashClass from scratch.  FlashClasses are 20-30 minute recorded webinars, with post-class handouts and Q&A via our Facebook page. Their purpose is an in-depth introduction to a narrowly defined concept. For … Read more

Faculty Development Meeting #6: Teaching that Brings Out the Best in All of Us

Creating the Future's Faculty Development Team will continue its work right here, on Monday, October 21st at Noon Pacific time / 3pm Eastern time. After many months of meeting, and after many more months of processing what we have been discussing, our first cohort of instructors will begin preparing to teach on behalf of Creating … Read more

Creating the Future’s Faculty: Qualities & Proficiencies (Meeting #3: Summary)

If you've been following the progression of the Faculty Development efforts at Creating the Future, you know that we started by asking high potential questions – what would success look like? From there, we established the pre-conditions for success – what must instructors be and have in order to achieve those outcomes? (For prior posts … Read more

Creating the Future's Faculty: Qualities & Proficiencies (Mtg #2: Summary)

As we continue to home in on the qualities and proficiencies that will be required for faculty to teach on behalf of Creating the Future, our discussions become more and more rich. That is not unusual. In our experience, when we talk about qualifications (i.e. indicators of qualities and proficiencies), that discussion is often rooted … Read more