To complete the Preparing Future Faculty certificate, you must register for and pass the two courses below.
Teaching Effectiveness is offered Fall Semester 2019 on Tuesdays from 2:00 to 4:50 PM. The course code is PD 8041, and it's available for registration through Catalyst. The class number is 14530.
Teaching Effectiveness covers the theory and practice of effective, learning-focused teaching at the college level, including how to establish student learning goals, develop a syllabus, use diverse approaches to teaching and assess student learning. All participants will develop an electronic teaching portfolio.
Course Director: Bryan Smith (CET&L)
Three graduate (semester) credits, pass/fail
Offered fall semester 2019
Academic Job Search
This course offers a broad and diverse view of the academic job market, including the different kinds of institutions (from community college to research university) and the implications of those market segments for faculty careers. The course also offers practical insights into and guidance for assessing job openings, applying for jobs and interviewing.
Course Director: TBD
Two graduate (semester) credits, pass/fail
Offered spring semester 2020