What We Do
The mission of the Faculty Center is to support the integration and effective use of technology in teaching and learning. The Faculty Center strives to facilitate collegial exchange about the implementation of educational technology. The Faculty Center strives to inspire, engage, and partner with faculty, academic staff, and campus functional groups to collaborate on initiatives. The Center provides training, resources, professional development events, and one-on-one support.
The Faculty Center believes that technology can provide greater access to educational opportunity. We collaborate with faculty in alignment with campus strategic goals to support learning for all students, working to guide research supported, pedagogically-driven technology choices and advance effective technology use in education.
In order to support the mission and vision, the Faculty Center will:
- Meet the campus needs and priorities in alignment with campus goals and strategic plans.
- Partner with campus faculty, staff, and functional groups to coordinate training, support and projects.
- Provide training and professional development opportunities.
- Encourage improvement of technology integration.
- Support efficient technology use, instructional design services, grant opportunities, and projects.
- Collaborate with faculty to discover and develop new innovations.
- Investigate new research and best practices to share with faculty.
- Evaluate new tools, software, and applications and make appropriate recommendations.
- Advance student engagement through effective technology integration.
- Improve technology integration and course design.
- Implement new projects and programs.