The IDC has developed an instructional improvement program to allow faculty to follow one of three tracks to achieve recognition for achievement. Each track has both required and optional components. Faculty will have two academic years in which to complete the requirements of a track. The following tracks are offered:
- Distinctive Growth in On-Ground Teaching
- Focused Study of Blended/Hybrid Teaching
- Certificate in Online Teaching
The objectives of the IDC through this program are to encourage ongoing instructional improvement, to recognize faculty for engaging in rigorous faculty development activities, and to establish a campus-wide mark of professional achievement related to teaching.
Piloted during the 2012-13 academic year, the Faculty Recognition Program has been revised. To encourage more systematic participation in faculty development activities and to aid the IDC's record keeping, faculty now need to select a single track to follow and sign up for that particular track.
Recognition by the Office of the Provost and the Instructional Development Center will occur in April each year. For more detailed information on the three tracks, please see the flyer here: Recognition for Achievement Plans.
If you would like to participate, please sign up for a track here. Signing up for a track does not register you to attend any event, so be certain to visit the Events page to register for the individual events you wish to participate in this semester. We look forward to learning with you very soon!