102 – Jumpstart to Successful Instruction (IE2EI) New Faculty Development Course

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Audience: Instructional designers, Industry training and students

The IE2EI Jumpstart to Successful Instruction 102 course provides professional development rich in resources to help the industry expert develop a successful learning environment. Most of the materials are practical and presented in a manner that will allow instructional new comers immediately incorporate proven adult learning concepts into their courses.

102-01 Diving Deeper Into Adult Learning

In this module participants will be introduced to some of the theories behind adult teaching and learning. Participants will also be introduced to four principles of adult learning and how to apply those principles in their courses.

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102-02 Adopting and Adapting Research Based Learning

In this module participants will be introduced to the adult learning processes through the finding in book How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School. The information discussed is the challenges of developing expertise, teaching implications and four of the most important interdependent foci for effective learning.

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102-03 Investigating Learning Theory

In this module participants will be introduced to the six main characteristics of learning according to theorist Malcolm Knowles and how the characteristics apply to how instructors can use the characteristics to engage adults in their own learning.

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102-04 Plan for Issues and Potential Solutions in Classroom Management

In this module participants will focus on preventative strategies and solutions for students who need disciplinary action. The strategies explored will help instructors to maintain a conductive learning environment.

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102-05 Student Centered Learning in Higher Education

In this module participants will be introduced to the criteria needed to create a student-centered learning course. Participants will be led through information on: outlining the role of the instructor and students, creating a balance of control within the classroom, defining the purpose of the course content, clearly defining the students’ learning responsibilities, and constructive methods for evaluation.

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102-06 Understanding ADA and Meeting Learners Needs

In this module participants will be introduced to characteristics and principles of accessibility to meet learners’ needs. The topics covered include: defining accessible as it relates to persons with disabilities, becoming familiar with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legal regulations for higher education, recognizing important accessibility characteristics, and use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for meeting all learners’ needs.

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102-07 Regional Accreditation

In this module participants will be introduced to the role a faculty member has in an institution’s accreditation and program approval process. While each institution’s process is different, the participants will be familiarized with a general process flow and general roles faculty play in the accreditation and program approval process.

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102-08 Your First Faculty Evaluation

In this module participants will be introduced to a general process for faculty and instructor evaluations. While each institution’s process is different, the component of most evaluations include: the purpose of the evaluation, the frequency of evaluations, the mode of evaluations and the post evaluation process.

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102-09 Collegiality in Higher Education

In this module participants will be introduced to the importance of civility in the workplace in the educational environment. Remember many institutions and businesses have zero-tolerance policies for bullying, harassment and intimidation. The module materials will focus on an instructor/faculty’s role in creating a civil and collaborative workplace.

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102-10 Creating a Course Map or Course Plan

In this module participants will be introduced to course mapping or a course plan. Participants will gain skill in developing a course plan for any course. With exposure to creating a course plan: defining course outcomes, assessment methods, learning experiences and alignment to programs of study; participants will also gain knowledge of the five principles of curriculum design and will have access to four different examples of course maps will be course plan

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