Items listed under "faculty development"

Teaching Misbehaviors to Avoid

By Amy Erickson Behavior Modification When one thinks of misbehavior in the classroom, one tends to think of a disruptive student. In an online classroom, bad behavior can be magnified since students are behind a computer screen and not directly in front...  [Read More]

Using Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

By Amy Erickson Useful Feedback Excelsior instructors are asked to provide feedback prior to a class being half completed. For many of us teaching eight-week courses, that halfway point was last week. Although I feel comfortable giving students thorough, constructive feedback, I...  [Read More]

Register for Upcoming Faculty Webinars

Register now to attend these faculty development opportunities. Space is limited, so don’t delay in registering.  How Should I Manage My Online Course? Friday October 23, 2015 at 12:00- 1:00 PM EST This is a live discussion related to the Twenty-Minute Mentor Commons...  [Read More]

Apply for a Faculty Professional Development Grant

By Dr. Wendy Trevor, Executive Director, CETLA Although at the start of a new academic year our priorities as faculty are on our students and teaching, it’s not too early to start thinking about our own professional development goals for scholarship. With...  [Read More]

Library’s Ebook Collection Can Assist with Professional Development

The Excelsior College Library subscribes to over 250,000 ebooks on behalf of the Excelsior College community. You may already be aware that links to these ebooks can be placed in courses as required or supplemental readings. Even more, these ebooks aren’t just...  [Read More]

Excelsior: The State of the College

Dr. John Ebersole, president of Excelsior College, Dr. Mary Beth Hanner, provost, and John Pontius, chief financial officer, discuss the College’s mission, finances, successes, challenges, and vision for the future. Topics discussed include student success, faculty development, innovation, and technology...  [Read More]

Ravenelle Presents in Utrecht on Sharing Economy

The Excelsior College Adjunct Faculty Professional Development grants support travel for presentations at conferences and symposia. Here Alexandrea Ravenelle, faculty in the School of Liberal Arts, reports on her presentation at the International Workshop on the Sharing Economy. The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb...  [Read More]

Faculty Reports on HAPS Conference

The Excelsior College Adjunct Faculty Professional Development grants support travel for presentations at conferences and symposia. Here Dr. Laurie A. Rocco, major, CAP, deputy commander United States Air Force Auxiliary and Excelsior College adjunct faculty in the School of Health Science since 2014, reports on...  [Read More]

Faculty Development Grant Supports MESA Attendance

The Excelsior College Faculty Professional Development Grants for Applied Scholarship are available in four categories: discovery, integration, application and engagement, and teaching. Grants have funded scholarly pursuits ranging from paper presentations to field work. Here faculty member Steven Katz, EdD, reports on...  [Read More]

Military Culture Tutorial Now Available

An interactive, multimedia rich, self-paced tutorial, FAC 120 Military Culture, is now available. This faculty professional development tool aims to raise awareness of the background and unique needs of Excelsior’s military and veteran student populations. Presented in four modules, the tutorial can...  [Read More]