Faculty Development

Salem State University offers resources for faculty to promote scholarly research, innovative teaching and healthy living. The resources may be web-based or academic departments and programs such as those listed below. We encourage all faculty to get involved, participate in the workshops and programs that interest you and share your areas of expertise and passion with your colleagues.   

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University wide Assessnebt Committee:  UWAC meets bi-weekly to discuss classroom, course, and program assessment; tools, techniques, and best practice in developing learning outcomes, syllabi, and rubics for curricular and co-curricular learning. UWAC offers periodic workshops and other materials to support assessment at Salem State University.

Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI):  provides assistance to faculty and teaching support staff on all aspects of teaching: instructional design, effective techniques in classroom pedagogy, instructional technology, collaborative teaching techniques, and assessment. The CTI is located in Meier Hall 115, ext. 6137.

Council on Teaching and Learning (CTL):  CTL is a fully faculty driven initiative that connects faculty with mentors, coordinates book readings and provides avenues for open discussions about teaching, learning and service to the community. 

Research and Writing Initiative (RWI): a program where participants share and respond to each other's writing. Presentations address topics such as research funding and navigating the publication process. Elizabeth Hart, ext. 6938, Patricia Johnston, ext. 6488

Graduate Research Assistants: applications for a Research Assistant should be submitted to the Graduate School by November 1. Graduate School Office, ext. 7044

Funding for Professional Development (MSCA Continuing Scholarship Fund): Contractual funding for professional development is administered in compliance with the MSCA/Board of Higher Education collective bargaining agreement. Amie Marks Goodwin, ext. 6241

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