Presentation on theme: "The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning CIRTL-Network Meeting June 3 – 4, 2009 College Station Texas A&M."— Presentation transcript:
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning CIRTL-Network Meeting June 3 – 4, 2009 College Station Texas A&M
Program Goals 1.To impact the preparation of Howard graduate students for their future role as faculty (e.g. understand pillars, see teaching as scholarship). 2.To enhance the integration of programming across campus related to the preparation of graduate students for the academy. 3.To increase the presence of teaching-as-research (TAR) in faculty work at Howard. 4.To institutionalize CIRTL-at-Howard into the university structure.
Program Goal Objectives Goal 1 – Increased interest in pursuing jobs in the academy; – Increased understanding and use of TAR principles; – Increased understanding of the multiple dimensions of faculty work/responsibilities. Goal 2 – Increase the exposure of PFF, AGEP and eventually all STEM graduate students to TAR process; – Find ways to extend CIRTL, especially TAR beyond specific fellowship programs. Goal 3 – Element in tenure and promotion evaluation; merit/pay evaluation; – TAR is present in classrooms; – Awareness on campus of TAR. Goal 4 – Establish an office/organizational identity on campus.
Program Activities Effective use of Technology in Teaching and Learning (ETTL) course Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Mentoring
Evaluation Strategies & Timeliness Participant Surveys Participant Enrollment Voluntary Participation Professor Involvement and Participation across Howard University Campus Participant post-application of Technology in Teaching and Learning/ Matriculation into the Professoriate
Evaluation Issues Graduate Progression within Respective Program On-Going Program Developments Survey Apathy Promotion of CIRTL Relevancy
Network Team William Eckberg, PhD - Principal Investigator Folahan O. Ayorinde, PhD - Program Leader Sechaba Khoapa - CIRTL-Link Liason, Administrative Assistant, ETTL Facilitator Mai Abdul Rahman - Evaluation Liason