Professional Development Websites

 

The websites below provide links to other teaching and learning centers, as well as a wealth of useful resources for faculty:

AcademicInfo academicinfo.net

AcademicInfo features online degree information, subject guides as well as educational resources.

AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) amser.org

AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use. The National Science Digital Library funds AMSER, and a team of project partners led by Internet Scout is creating the site.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle Careers
News & Advice
https://chroniclevitae.com/news

News on Two-Year institutions
http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33?cid=megamenu

Fulbright Scholar Program Community College Faculty Award

The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. It has recently begun promoting more opportunities for community college faculty and staff. For more information visit:

http://eca.state.gov/fulbright

University Business Web Seminars One Hour On Demand Web Seminar:

To view the list of UB Web Seminars available on-demand, go to:

www.universitybusiness.com/webseminars

Innovative Educators

Innovative Educators is provides conferences and training sessions focused on critical and relevant issues facing educators.

http://www.innovativeeducators.org/category_s/55.htm

ITS Computer Resource Guide for Faculty

The Computer Resource Guide for Faculty give quick, step-by-step instructions on, creating, class shares, BlackBoard shells, A/V request, and the Faculty Online Resource Kit -FORK

League for Innovation www.league.org

The League is a major organization specifically committed to improving community colleges through innovation, experimentation, and institutional transformation. Their annual conference, as well as more specialized meetings, are held around the country.

Teaching For Success www.teachingforsuccess.com

Teaching For Success' purpose is to inform faculty of the critical success factors of good teaching and how to quickly apply them. Information on this website acknowledges and respects the time that most part-time and adjunct faculty have to develop their teaching knowledge and skills.

The Teaching Professor http://www.teachingprofessor.com/newsletter

The Teaching Professor is a forum for discussion of the best strategies supported by the latest research for effective teaching in the college classroom.

Wisc-Online http://www.wisc-online.com/

The Wisconsin Online Resource Center is a digital library of Web-based learning resources called "learning objects." Learning objects are designed and developed by a team of instructional designers, editors, technicians, and student interns.