by Rebecca Pope-Ruark, Georgia Tech
Online registration is closed
Levels of burnout among faculty across the country are high as we continue to deal with issues of pandemic, social unrest, and political strife. But understanding burnout and actively working to mitigate its effects on our lives and classrooms is possible. In this institute, Dr. Rebecca Pope-Ruark will lead you through a series of activities and reflection opportunities to answer several questions:
Dr. Rebecca Pope-Ruark, director of the Office of Faculty Professional Development at Georgia Tech, is an experienced faculty member, faculty developer, and coach. She is the author of Unraveling Faculty Burnout: Pathways to Reckoning and Renewal (Johns Hopkins, 2022) and Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching (University of Chicago, 2017). She is also the host of the agile academic podcast for women in higher education.
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
The Institute is open to all NIU faculty (including tenured / tenure-track, clinical, research, visiting, and instructional faculty), SPS, and Civil Service staff. Please register by the deadline so that we can ensure you have access to the technology used for the virtual Institute.
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 9, 2023. Please register online.
After you register, if you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration by Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at citl.niu.edu/myprograms.
Questions? View answers to commonly asked questions below.
You will need a computer with speakers or headphones or a smartphone (Android or iOS). You will need a webcam or microphone to share your audio or video with other participants, but this is not required. There is a text chat for discussion if you do not have a microphone available. You will also need a reliable Internet connection.
The institute will take place via Zoom, so it would be helpful to have Zoom installed on your computer prior to the institute.