New for 2022: Instructors are invited to join us in the Instructor Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning!
The Instructor Certificate Program (ICP) in University Teaching and Learning offers flexible and varied opportunities for instructors to engage in pedagogical development through exploration and dialogue with colleagues from across the university in five domains: instructional design, educational technologies, inclusive teaching, assessment and evaluation, and reflective practice.
Workshops will be offered in synchronous (both on-campus and online) and asynchronous modalities providing flexible opportunities for instructor professional development.
Information about upcoming workshops and registration can be found on ExperienceBU.
- Community/Connection – Connect with university colleagues to discuss teaching and learning, your teaching practice, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
- Investigate – Explore SoTL topics relevant to your practice and interest (e.g. assessment, inclusive design, accessibility, instructional strategies, working with Teaching Assistants, course design, etc.) through workshops and participation in community elements
- Create – Create/revise/(re)vision relevant teaching and learning materials (e.g. course assignments, syllabi, assessment tools); construct a teaching dossier
- Reflect – Reflect on your teaching practice
The Instructor Certificate Program (ICP) in University Teaching and Learning is intended to offer flexible opportunities for instructor professional development. The program consists of three (3) core components: workshop participation, community engagement, and reflective practice.
Workshops will take place both synchronously (in-person and online) and asynchronously on Brock’s Learning Management System – Brightspace. You can find more information on the ISW and workshop details on the here on CPI website and ExperienceBU.
The community component of the ICP can take a variety of forms and will be supported by the CPI’s educational development team including Teaching Squares, communities of practice and inquiry, and SoTL reading groups.
The reflective practice component of the ICP includes the composition of a teaching dossier. Members of the educational development team are available to support through individual consultations and/or the facilitation of group discussions.
Information about workshop topics and a schedule of events will be finalized and available in September!
Instructors can join us in the Instructor Certificate Program in a variety of ways and at any time of year – reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have.