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1 Building Community: Multiple Approaches to Engaging Faculty Bill Hill & Linda Noble Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Kennesaw State University SRFIDC Annual Sharing Conference Building Community for Teaching & Learning March 5 – 7, 2006 Stone Mountain, Georgia

2 A Brief History of CETL  Established in 1984 and until 2002 led by part-time directors  Through 2000 CETL programs included Teaching with technology Faculty Leadership Kennesaw program New faculty orientation Georgia Conference on College & University Teaching (established 1994) Publication of KSU’s in-house newsletter, Reaching Through Teaching  Faculty Leadership Teams on SoTL and e-Learning

3 CETL Reinvented in 2002  Reorganization with full-time Director and one staff member  Five half-time Faculty Fellows  Dedicated space  Enhanced budget

4 Mission Overview  Faculty Development Broadly Defined Teaching and Learning Career-long professional development  Post-tenure vitality grants  Book Club Discussions Emphasis on bringing faculty, staff, and students together to advance a community of learners

5 CETL’s Team  Director  Two Administrative Coordinators  Six Faculty Fellows, 2 of whom are full-time Associate Directors (AD)  Mentoring for Faculty & Student Success (AD)  Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (AD)  e-Learning  Diversity Across the Curriculum  Advancing Undergraduate Research (new in 2006, was Interdisciplinary Teaching)  Learner-Centered Teaching (new in 2006, was Reflective Practice of Teaching)

6 CETL’s Portfolio of Programs  Teaching Enhancement Workshops  Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Teams  SoTL Initiatives  Faculty Learning Communities  Maymester Sessions  Publications

7 CETL’s Portfolio of Programs  Conferences  Book Club Discussions  Reel ‘n Rap Events  New Faculty Success Program  Mentoring Initiatives  Oral History Project  Online Resources  Social Events for Faculty, Staff, and Students

8 Funding Model  Funding Support Grants State Funding through VPAA KSU Foundation  Funding Philosophy: Reinvest in Faculty Post-tenure vitality grants Travel funds Faculty Distinguished Awards Faculty Development Funding in conjunction with Learning Communities, Maymesters, and other programs Providing Materials and Resources

9 Building Partnerships for Success  Faculty Development & Awards Committee  Center for Institutional Effectiveness and the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Assurance of Learning Quality Enhancement Plan  Invited Department & College Workshops  Professional Organizations  Center for University Learning  Center for Student Leadership  Institute for Leadership in Ethics & Character

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