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Faculty Development

Faculty Development Institute (FDI) Learner-Centered Instructional Design




Faculty Development Institute (FDI) Learner-Centered Instructional Design
The Faculty Development Institute (FDI) is an intensive week-long professional development experience that serves to provide faculty with an opportunities to strengthen student engagement practices and promote life-long learning.

Purpose
The purpose of FDI is to equip faculty to transition from teacher-centered instruction to learner-centered instruction in the redesign of a current course to increase student engagement and success.

Learning Outcomes
FDI participants will redesign an existing course and redesign it using principles for 
learner-centered instructional systems. Upon successful completion of the institute, participants 
will be able to:
  • Recognize the features of learner-center instructional design with 85% accuracy;
  • Develop a refined teaching and learning philosophy that addresses each of the features of Learner-Centered Instructional Design; and
  • Apply effective instructional practices to transform a course from a teaching system to a learning system and include at least one of the following: digital learning, adaptive learning or scholarly inquiry.
Learner Engagement
Earning the 2 CEUs associated with this four-day institute requires learners to engage in four days of on-campus training (six hours of instructional engagement per day) for a total of 24 hours.  
Successful completion of course outcomes requires additional work beyond the 24 hours to develop a refined philosophy and redesign a current course.

Accommodations
Accommodations are provided for learner accessibility in several modalities included, but not limited to: (Web accessibility resource, Accessibility checkers, accessible online courses, captioning videos, Multimedia, and Canvas accessibility. Contact the PLACE Consultant by calling 404-880-6192 or message us on the right.

Faculty Development Institute Sample Schedule
Day 1 - FOUNDATIONS 
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. – Registration/Coffee and Conversation 
9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (15 Minute Break Included) 
Welcome, purpose, outcomes, norms 
Icebreaker  
Introduction to conceptual framework  
Philosophy of teaching and learning  
Principles for learning-centered instructional design 
Noon - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch 
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (15 Minute Break Included) 
RRR--Philosophy  
The nature of learners 
Voice of students 
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Session reflection and feedback 
 
Day 2 – ENGAGING LEARNERS 
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. - Coffee and conversations 
9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (15 Minute Break Included) 
Learning Outcomes 
Concurrent Sessions 9:45 a.m. -10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. -11:30 a.m. 
Instructional technique – Marzano’s strategies 
Culturally responsive learning environments 
Noon - 12:45 p.m. – Lunch 
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (15 Minute Break Included) 
Metacognition 
Course redesign  
Learning outcomes applied 
Adaptive Learning, Digital Learning, and Scholarly Inquiry Preview 
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Session reflection and feedback  
Day 3 – DESIGN APPLICATIONS 
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. - Coffee and Conversations 
9:00 am – Noon (15 Minute Break Included) 
Classroom assessment techniques 
Applied Workshops (Concurrent Sessions): 
Adaptive Learning 
Digital Learning  
Scholarly Inquiry  
Noon - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch 
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (15 Minute Break Included)  
Syllabus 
Self-assessment rubric 
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Session reflection and feedback 

Day 4 – FEEDBACK/REFINING
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. – Coffee and Conversation 
9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. - Self assessment/Refining (15 Minute Break Included 
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. – Lunch 
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Presentations 
Tuning Protocol 
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Closing Celebration 
Provost’s Address 
Recognition of Best and Promising Practices 
Certification Distribution 
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Institute reflection and evaluation

Technical Requirements

Hardware Requirements: PC or Mac device; Webcam required for synchronous sessions.

Software Requirements: PC: Windows 8 or newer; Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.

Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred.

Other: Internet access, email capabilities, access to a personal email account, access to a Zoom account.

Materials and Text

All materials for learners are included with tuition.

NOTE: The instructor may have a proprietary interest in some of the resources used in this course. Participants are under no obligation to pay for any resources beyond
those provided as part of the established registration fee.


Related Careers:

tbd

  • Dates:  Spring 2022
  • Time:  TBD
  • Location:  CAU Online
  • Tuition:  $225.00
REGISTER

Course Information:  

2 CEUs

Instructor:
Dr. Mary Hooper


Discount Opportunity

Students who previously completed PLACE courses and Clark Atlanta University Alumni are eligible for a discount. Select 'Contact PLACE Advisor' below to request promo code.

Contact Advisor

PLACE Consultant:

Dr. Michelle Rhodes

REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Instructional Leadership

Instructional Leadership for Learning and Equity in Schools




Instructional Leadership for Learning and Equity

The premise that school leaders are second only to teachers in terms of impact on student achievement becomes more significant in light of the need for schools to ensure pervasive and consistent implementation of evidence-based teaching practices that support student learning and growth (Hooper & Bernhardt, 2016; Leithwood, 2010). 

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to support the effective utilization of evidence-based instructional practices aligned to explicit and rigorous curriculum standards and to monitor and manage performance through appropriate informal and formal feedback. This course is designed to address the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) and meets the requirements for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Accreditation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify appropriate processes and protocols to support collaborative review of required curriculum and standards for learning;
  2. Design an effective instructional framework that accurately clarifies and confirms expectations for teaching and assessment; and
  3. Document successful implementation of appropriate feedback practices to create capacity for improved teaching and learning.

Learner Engagement

Earning the 3 CEUs associated with this hybrid course requires learners to engage in both face-to-face and asynchronous online learning activities designed to maximize reflective interactions related to applied practice assignments for a total of thirty (30) hours of instructional contact.  This hybrid course will be delivered 30% online. This requires the online equivalent of 540 minutes of engagement to include discussion posts (120 minutes), online assignments/assessments (120 minutes), applied practice assignments (120 minutes) and synchronous mentoring meetings with instructor (180 minutes).


Accommodations
Accommodations are provided for learner accessibility in several modalities, included, but not limited to: (Web accessibility resource, Accessibility checkers, accessible online courses, captioning videos, Multimedia, and Canvas accessibility. Contact the PLACE Consultant by calling 404-880-6192 or message us on the right.

Course Schedule of Activities

·    On-Campus Seminars (Four): 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Each seminar is structured to provide 5.5 

Hours of instructional contact including 15-minute breaks at 10:30 AM and 2:30 PM as well 
as a 1-hour break for lunch)

·    Asynchronous and Synchronous Activities: Weekly applied practice and online and tasks 

as well as synchronous mentoring meetings with instructor.

  

Requirements

Hardware Requirements: PC or Mac device; Webcam required for synchronous sessions. 
Software Requirements: PC: Windows 8 or newer; Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later. 
Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred.  
Other: Internet access, email capabilities, and access to a personal email account.

Materials and Text

All materials for learners are included with tuition.

NOTE: The instructor may have a proprietary interest in some of the resources used in this course. Participants are under no obligation to pay for any resources beyond those provided as part of the established registration fee.



Related Careers:

tbd

  • Dates:  Spring 2022
  • Time:  TBD
  • Location:  CAU Online
  • Tuition:  $325.00
REGISTER

Course Information:  

 3 CEUs

Instructor:
Dr. Mary Hooper


Discount Opportunity

Students who previously completed PLACE courses and Clark Atlanta University Alumni are eligible for a discount. Select 'Contact PLACE Advisor' below to request promo code.

Contact Advisor

PLACE Consultant:

Dr. Michelle Rhodes

REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
tTEC

tTEC - CAU Online Teaching Certification




technology to Transform Educational Content Delivery (tTEC)
Online teaching certification is required for faculty members who desire to teach online at Clark Atlanta University (CAU).  The tTEC Online Teaching Certification Course fulfills the requirement. 

Purpose
The purpose of this course is to ensure that all online courses at CAU are designed and facilitated by highly qualified online instructors with the capacity to meet the nationally recognized Quality Matters Standards for Online Instruction. This course is designed address the requirements of SACS-COC as indicated in their approval of CAU’s request to offer courses and programs via distance education delivery.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  1. Describe essential components of a quality online course is in the context of their discipline;
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with key features of the Learning Management System;
  3. Develop measurable learning outcomes and assessments for each module informed by the course outcomes and assessments in the approved CAU curriculum;
  4. Identify digital learning tools to promote appropriate learner engagement aligned to module and course outcomes; and
  5. Design a complete course that meets all requirements of the CAU QM Standards. 

Learner Engagement
Earning the 2 CEUs associated with this fully online course requires learners to engage in asynchronous online learning activities with the support of optional weekly synchronous sessions via Zoom designed to maximize reflective interactions related to online course design for a total of twenty (20) hours of instructional contact.  This requires the online equivalent of 600 minutes of engagement to include discussion posts (120 minutes), online assignments/quizzes (180 minutes), and complete online course design assignments (300 minutes) as well as weekly synchronous class sessions or complete eLearning modules associated with each synchronous session (600 Minutes).

Accommodations
Accommodations are provided for learner accessibility in several modalities, included, but not limited to: (Web accessibility resource, Accessibility checkers, accessible online courses, captioning videos, Multimedia, and Canvas accessibility. Contact the PLACE Consultant by calling 404-880-6192 or message us on the right.

Course Schedule of Activities

·    Weekly Synchronous Seminars (Five): 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Each seminar will have a corresponding eLearning module available 24 hours following the synchronous session as an option to attending the five weekly seminars)

·    Asynchronous Activities: Weekly modules include readings, assignments with various digital tools, quizzes, and tasks related to participants course design in addition to the seminars.

  

Technical Requirements

Hardware Requirements: PC or Mac device; Webcam required for synchronous sessions.

Software Requirements: PC: Windows 8 or newer; Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.

Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred.

Other: Internet access, email capabilities, access to a personal email account, access to a Zoom account.

Materials and Text

All materials for learners are included with tuition.

NOTE: The instructor may have a proprietary interest in some of the resources used in this course. Participants are under no obligation to pay for any resources beyond

those provided as part of the established registration fee.

Related Careers:

tbd

  • Dates:  Spring 2022
  • Time:  TBD
  • Location:  CAU Online
  • Tuition:  $225.00
REGISTER

Course Information:  

2 CEUs

Instructor:
Dr. Omar Harbison


Discount Opportunity

Students who previously completed PLACE courses and Clark Atlanta University Alumni are eligible for a discount. Select 'Contact PLACE Advisor' below to request promo code.

Contact Advisor

PLACE Consultant:

Dr. Michelle Rhodes

REQUEST ADDITIONAL INFORMATION