Return on Investment (ROI) is substantial.
When you come to the North American Faculty Development Conference, you are able to improve the professional development of your faculty and staff, resulting in an enormous Return on Investment (ROI) for all your faculty. Faculty development enhances the quality of all your faculty.
Enhance your institution’s teaching quality. In the increasingly competitive environment facing higher education in the years ahead, your institution cannot afford to fall behind in teaching quality.
Only this conference has:
- State of faculty development
- Top faculty development issues
- Future of faculty development
- Top faculty development tips of the year
Just one student retained will pay for your entire conference.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6 pm – 7:30 pm Complimentary Reception
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am – 9:15 am Opening Session, The State of Faculty Development for 2017, with William A. Draves, President, Learning Resources Network (LERN)
9:15 – 10:15 am Asynchronous Teaching and Trends, Jill Y. Fuson, Faculty Director, School of Management, American Public University System, Charles Town, WV
10:15 – 10:30 Open Break (on your own)
10:30 – 11:30 am Mid-Career Faculty Development, Michael Lewis, Associate Vice President, Faculty Affairs and Development, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
11:30 – Noon Networking Session 1.0, ‘Wow’ Faculty Development Ideas
Noon – 1 pm Lunch
1 pm – 2 pm , The Role of Professional Development During Institutional Change, Audrey C. Davis, Ed.D, NBCC, Manager, Organizational Learning, Center for Professional Development, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD.
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 3:15 pm Effective and Creative Ways to Implement Group Projects in Virtual Classrooms, Shalanda Dixon, Communications Professor, Chattahoochee Technical College, Acworth, GA
3:15 – 4:15 pm Networking Session 2.0, Faculty Development Success Stories
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:30 am – 8:15 am Breakfast, Compliments of LERN
8:15 am – 9:15 am Research Findings on Collaborative Testing, Kimberly Helms, COI, CFD, and Laura Walker, COI, Jacksonville State University, College of Nursing, Jacksonville, AL.
9:15 – 10:15 am Industry Expert Turned Teacher: Capturing the Wealth of Their Experience and Knowledge, Ann Wheeler and Susan Nightingale, Instructional Coordinators, Tulsa Technology Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
10:15 – 10:30 am Break, Compliments of LERN
10:30 am – 11:30 am We Flipped Out! Research Findings on the Flipped Classroom, Laura Pruitt Walker, DHEd, MSN, RN, COI; and Kimberly D. Helms, DHEd, MSN, RN, COI, CFD; Jacksonville State University, School of Health Professions & Wellness, Department of Nursing, Jacksonville, AL.
11:30 am – Noon Networking Session 3.0, Best Practices in Faculty Development
Noon – 1 pm Luncheon, Compliments of LERN
1 pm - 2 pm Networking Session 4.0, Top Faculty Development Tips
2 pm – 2:15 pm Break, Compliments of LERN
2:15 – 3:15 pm What Faculty Need to Know About Students with ASD, with Julie Coates, Senior Vice President, LERN; and adjunct professor, University of South Dakota.
3:15 – 4:15 pm Networking Session 5.0: Issues in Faculty Development.
Friday, March 24, 2017
7:30 am – 8:15 am Complimentary Breakfast
8:15 am – 9:00 am Faculty Development for Service Learning: Service in Action! Shalanda Dixon, Communications Professor, Chattahoochee Technical College, Acworth, G
9:00 am – 9:45 am Networking Session 6.0, The Future of Faculty Development
9:45 am – 10:00 Break, Compliments of LERN
10:00 – 10:45 am Evaluation and reflections of online faculty: Strategies for success, Jill Y. Fuson, Faculty Director, School of Management, American Public University System, Charles Town, WV
10:45 am - 11:30 am The New Model of Higher Education: 2017 Edition, with William A. Draves, one of education’s leading futurists. How higher education is being transformed into a totally new model for the 21st century.
11:30 am Closing
Registration Fee: $795, including breakfast, two lunches, breaks, materials
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