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Faculty Professional Development


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


Library- 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.



 Plenary 1.1 Student Panel

 SACS Updates Faculty Panel


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