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Faculty Engagement and Development - Effective and Innovative Practice: A Report on the ELI Focus Session

Abstract

More than any other core mission in higher education, teaching and learning is the locus of change, innovation, and strategic reimagining at the institutional level. As new teaching and learning options proliferate, faculty engagement and development is of fundamental importance to institutional success. Faculty development improves practice and manages change by enhancing individual strengths and abilities, as well as organizational capacities and culture. How is the teaching and learning community rethinking its approach to this task? What innovations are we seeing in faculty engagement and development, given higher education’s reexamination of its teaching and learning mission? The ELI sought to answer these questions with its 2014 Spring Focus Session on faculty engagement and development.

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