We offered 131 programs on fundamental principles of teaching, innovative teaching and learning strategies, flexible teaching and the use of technology for 1,281 attendees. Tenure-track faculty (37%), instructional faculty (16%), teaching staff (10%), graduate teaching assistants (26%) and others (11%) participated in a total of over 3,100 hours of professional development.
We provided individualized instructional support for faculty, instructors, teaching assistants and staff on teaching, flexible teaching and teaching with technology through over 2,000 consultations for 755 unique consultees from across 90 academic and support units. This includes brief exchanges (55%) via phone, email, or chat as well as in-depth and ongoing consultations (45%). Faculty can schedule a consultation with CITL staff using our convenient booking system.
92 participants in the Blackboard Ultra Transition Academy from 31 departments transitioned at least one course to Ultra Course View. Faculty partnered with 21 Ultra ambassadors to redesign and develop their courses using Blackboard Ultra Course View.
17 faculty members completed the ACUE Effective Teaching Practices program, representing 850 hours of professional development, and became ACUE Distinguished Teaching Scholars. Additionally, 59 members across 2 faculty cohorts and 32 members of the graduate student cohort completed the ACUE Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning microcredential, representing nearly 2,000 hours of professional development.
Center staff facilitated 4 faculty learning communities, which included monthly sharing sessions for 21 faculty members.
The following department reports providing more detail into our historical activities are available:
We routinely assess teaching-related needs of faculty, instructors and graduate teaching assistants, obtain input from the Office of the Provost, consult with the Innovative Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee and refines our mission, vision, and functions accordingly. We develop and execute short term support plans for each academic year.
Summary results from recent surveys of faculty, instructional staff, and graduate teaching assistants are provided.