The Center for Faculty Development
The cU Denver Center for Faculty Development provides tools and links related to topics such as classroom and online teaching, mentoring, research and scholarship, dossier review, etc. Here are some headlines from the website:
Tenure Track Faculty Mentoring Program (for tenure track Assistant Professors) – The Tenure Track Faculty Mentoring Program provides professional development for pre-tenure faculty. The program pairs pre-tenure faculty with senior, tenured faculty to help with the tenure process, publishing and research grants. During the year-long program mentors and mentees engage in activities that inspire synergistic, collegial relationships and create a scholarly community.
The Teaching Mentors Program (for any faculty member) – Improve student satisfaction and course evaluations; convert a class to a new format (studio to lecture; face-to-face online); teach large lecture classes; integrate authentic activities and assessments
Course Management – managing large classes, tips for new teachers, crisis management, learning communities, team-based learning, and teaching diverse students.
Technology – learn about audio, video, clickers and Web 2.0 tools
Assessment – online teaching & learning
Plus online activities and strategies, assessment, tools and content
What is SoTL; SoTL at the University of Colorado; about SoTL
The Center provides tips for maximizing the portfolio’s impact and offers expertise in the teaching and research components of the portfolio. Faculty can take a look at sample portfolios.
Getting your works published
Facilitating effective meetings; defining mission, values and goals
The faculty resources tab provides information for new faculty, non-tenure and tenure track faculty
University of Colorado SkillPort
Access SkillPort through the CU Denver Portal >> Training >> Start Skill Soft.
Below you’ll find just a few suggestions out of a huge variety of courses.
Overall, SkillPort offers two course categories: a) courses provided by the University of Colorado; and b) business courses related to faculty topics.
COURSES PROVIDED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO include:
Research Administration for Faculty
Go to >> UC courses >> Faculty Research Administration for Faculty
This course was designed to offer a start to finish guide on the process of applying, receiving, and administering sponsored funding.
Go to >> UC courses >> Faculty >> Tenure Review
In this review, you will be introduced to the important components of the tenure track process, as well as university policies that explain the tenure requirements.
BUSINESS COURSES RELATED TO FACULTY TOPICS include:
Go to >> Business Skills >> Curricula >> Management Curriculum >> The Essentials of Mentoring
- Mentoring Effectively
- Implementing a Mentoring Program for the Organization
- Achieving Success: the Help of a Mentor
Go to >> Business Skills Curricula >> Management Curriculum >> Essential Mentoring Techniques
- Mentoring Fundamentals
- Designing and Initiating Mentoring Programs
- Building and Maintaining Mentoring Relationships
- Evaluating and Ending the Mentoring Program