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. Fall Faculty Conference 2018

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

New Training Requirements:

Human Subject Research

Effective January 1, 2019


Jacksonville University will implement a new Research Ethics and Compliance training program for faculty, students, and staff who are involved in human subjects research.
The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), a web-based program hosted by the University of Miami, will replace the current National Institutes of Health (NIH) certificate program. For more information, click here: Citi Research Compliance Training

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

Individual Consultations

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