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Korsnack, Kylie; Ortquist-Ahrens, Leslie – To Improve the Academy, 2021
When the global pandemic forced campuses across the United States to send students home in March 2020, instructors were thrown into triage mode, forced to rapidly transition their on-the-ground classroom curriculum to a format that could be completed remotely by students spread out across the country. At the same time, centers for teaching and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change, Private Colleges
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Carter, J. A.; Mallory, Bradford; Refaei, Brenda; Benander, Ruth – To Improve the Academy, 2021
For many faculty developers, 2020's challenges changed our approach to our work. We found that by expanding our networks and relying on our collaborative spirit, we were able to adapt quickly and effectively to changing events. Each member of our four-person Learning + Teaching Center (LTC) team brings expertise and skills for faculty development.…
Descriptors: Teacher Centers, Faculty Development, Holistic Approach, Teacher Improvement
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Little, Deandra; Caulkins, Joshua; Kaldor, Eric C.; Wheeler, Lindsay – To Improve the Academy, 2021
The Pandemic Educational Development Research Collaborative (PEDRC) formed in April 2020 to record research-participants' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism crises and includes 18 educational developers across various 4-year institutions, types of centers, and positions in the field. The novel research methodology used by…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Reflection, Research Methodology
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Inman, Johanna – To Improve the Academy, 2021
This article provides a summary of the steps that were taken to launch a new center for teaching and learning (CTL) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis of these steps explain how the inaugural director leveraged the pivot to emergency remote teaching to capitalize on faculty interest for educational development and increase collaboration…
Descriptors: Pandemics, COVID-19, Resource Centers, Distance Education
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Imad, Mays – To Improve the Academy, 2021
The purpose of this article is to reflect on the pertinence and utility of using a trauma-informed lens in educational development. A trauma-informed approach is a framework grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma. After I describe the primary source of traumatic stress many faculty members are experiencing, I…
Descriptors: Trauma, Educational Development, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Silverman, Sarah; Caines, Autumm; Casey, Christopher; Garcia de Hurtado, Belen; Riviere, Jessica; Sintjago, Alfonso; Vecchiola, Carla – To Improve the Academy, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic made traditionally proctored in-person exams impossible. This article provides a summary of the arguments against institutional adoption of remote proctoring services with a focus on equity, an account of the decision to avoid remote proctoring on the University of Michigan--Dearborn campus, and conclusions and suggestions…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Computer Assisted Testing, Supervision, Performance Based Assessment
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Dinneen, Patricia – To Improve the Academy, 2021
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty scrambled to move courses online and to master technology tools seemingly overnight. Keeping a focus on course design and teaching techniques became a central challenge for a center for teaching and learning (CTL) in the midst of the emergency move to online and blended learning. This article…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Experiential Learning, Educational Development
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Lukes, Laura A.; Reid, E. Shelley – To Improve the Academy, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic challenged educational developers, like instructors across the world, to pivot their traditionally face-to-face faculty development programs to online formats. At the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University (classified as research-intensive and the largest public institution in Virginia, U.S.), we…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Development, Distance Education
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Daniels, Tazin; Bailey, Elizabeth; Cobblah, Anoff Nicholas – To Improve the Academy, 2021
In this article, we describe our experience as a racially and disciplinarily diverse, relatively junior program team who embraced the opportunity to transform a 20-year-old professional development seminar for graduate students into a remote offering in response to COVID-19. Our efforts to support our participants and champion an institutional…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Graduate Students
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Shaw, Lindsay; Grose, Jill; Kustra, Erika; Goff, Lori; Ellis, Donna; Borin, Paola – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Educational researchers developed an online repository of effective practices contributing to or enhancing the teaching culture at multiple higher education institutions as part of a larger project exploring institutional teaching culture. The repository was designed to be a companion document to the Institutional Teaching Culture Perception…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Culture, Institutional Research
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Baker, Vicki L.; Manning, Caroline E. N. – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Calls for leadership development and associated supports for faculty members are growing in prominence in higher education. Yet traditional leadership development efforts in higher education fail to account for both individual and institutional needs as critical to fostering a leadership pipeline with multiple entry points. This article offers…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, College Faculty, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Promotion
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Addy, Tracie Marcella; Reeves, Philip M.; Dube, Derek; Mitchell, Khadijah A. – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Supporting instructor implementation of equitable and inclusive teaching approaches is a critical area of focus in educational development. However, there is limited empirical evidence on factors that either support or hinder instructors' implementation of inclusive teaching. The results of this national survey study reveal several predictors of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Program Implementation
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Meixner, Cara; Altman, Melissa; Good, Megan; Ward, Elizabeth Ben – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Course design institutes (CDIs), which systematically guide faculty through the (re)design of courses, often transpire in an intensive residency or learning community format. Little is known, to date, of the long-term impact of such initiatives, particularly in the context of faculty motivation. This longitudinal study explores changes in faculty…
Descriptors: Institutes (Training Programs), Curriculum Design, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Attitudes
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Skogsberg, Erik; Neal, Makena; McDaniels, Melissa; Shellgren, Madeline; Stewart, Patricia – To Improve the Academy, 2021
Many scholars recommend preparing faculty for educator roles. Faculty Learning Communities, The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and teaching centers represent common preparatory approaches. But faculty and teaching assistants report time, disciplinary disconnects, and lack of incentives as ongoing barriers. Inspired by K-12's…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Teaching Assistants, College Faculty
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Cruz, Laura; Huxtable-Jester, Karen; Smentkowski, Brian; Springborg, Martin – To Improve the Academy, 2021
This study seeks to explore the physical spaces centers for teaching and learning (CTLs) occupy; with an emphasis on gaining a better picture of what CTL spaces look like; where they are located; how they developed: and what these spaces represent. We gathered visual, empirical, and qualitative data to take the first steps towards developing a…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Teacher Centers
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