Guiding Your Professors to Success
(half day workshop)

Target audience: Instructional leaders, e.g. department chairs, deans

Session One: The Changing Nature of Students
(90 minutes)

  • Three generations
  • Commonly shared values
  • Ramifications for teaching and learning, program success
  • Today's mandates: recruitment, retention, program completion

Session Two: Managing Key Mileposts of the Term
(60 - 90 minutes)

  • First meeting of the class
  • Following up the first class meeting
  • First examination or major assignment
  • Dealing with loss of momentum at mid-term
  • Final class meeting

Session Three: Fostering More Effective Teaching and Learning
(60 - 90 minutes)

  • Active vs. passive teaching methodologies
  • Clarifying expectations of student performance
  • Techniques of providing effective feedback to students
  • Evaluating instructor performance: formally and informally
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