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Faculty Professional Development


A Collaborative Space

  • Central Location- Swisher Library, Room 328
  • Accessible to JU Faculty- all full-time JU faculty have swipe-card access
  • Community Meeting Place- available for all faculty teaching and learning events
  • Director's Office Adjacent to CTL- more access to personalized attention


CTL maintains a library of books for faculty use.  Click on this link to view books in the CTL Library - Current CTL library holdings 2016.xls

Professional Development

New Faculty Orientation: The new faculty orientation is a full-day of orientation to JU and teaching in higher education.

Faculty Fall Conference This is a two-day conference held the week before classes start in the Fall. The workshops address all areas of faculty professional development.

Professional Development Workshops: Each semester the CTL offers workshops on both teaching and learning in higher education and other areas related to faculty professional development. Previous workshops offered through the CTL:  

  • Active Learning
  • Assessment of Learning Outcomes
  • Course Design
  • Goals & Objective for Institutional Effectiveness
  • Faculty Activity Report (FAR)
  • Motivation & Learning
  • Online Best Practices
  • Photography for Classroom Use
  • Plagiarism
  • Rubrics
  • Writing Across the Curriculum

  Individual Consultations:

  • Course Development – traditional or online course development support (Syllabus review, creating/refining instructional strategies, etc.)
  • Classroom Observation
  • Instructional Technology