Faculty Development

Welcome to Faculty Development!

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Do you remember your best teachers?
They were the ones whose instructional delivery was excellent, whose subject matter knowledge was excellent, and they focused on the aspirations of the individual student.

Here at ECPI University, Faculty Development focuses on exactly those things, and through continuous improvement, seeks to make every instructor a classroom hero. It is the classroom experience, virtual and physical, that can positively impact student learning, outcomes, attendance, and retention through to graduation. 

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Infotec Certification Exam Training
by Paul Nussbaum - Friday, May 1, 2015, 8:42 AM
 

Infotec Certification Exam Training – Exciting News!

In partnership with Faculty Development; Infotec (a recognized nationwide leader in the IT & Leadership Certification Training to industry, business, and government) has created a custom web page especially designed for ECPI University ...

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Student Engagement
by Paul Nussbaum - Thursday, April 2, 2015, 11:58 AM
 

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What can a bike ride with juvenile prisoners teach us about helping students when they get frustrated?

This 16 minute TED talk explains. http://www.ted.com/talks/shimon_schocken_s_rides_of_hope 

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What can a rap concert teach us about student engagement?

This 7 minute TED talk explains. http://www.ted.com/talks/christopher_emdin_teach_teachers_how_to_create_magic

 
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News Story that might be Engaging for yor students
by Paul Nussbaum - Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:37 AM
 

There isn't a single career program we teach here at ECPI that doesn't somehow touch upon this amazing year long experiment that is scheduled to launch today, March 27, 2015. You may find this or a related news story a good way to engage your students with a week 5 question such as "After you graduate, how might your use of what you learned in this class differ - if your employer was involved in space exploration?"

http://www.nature.com/news/astronaut-twins-study-raises-questions-about-genetic-privacy-1.17199