Faculty Design and Development Intensive
Our 2020 offering has been canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for future dates.
Apply best practices for designing pedagogically sound and engaging courses during a free weeklong course development intensive. Participants will learn about faculty support resources and hear faculty perspectives on course design while building the foundation for a future course offering, including a course map, a learner-centered syllabus, and active learning assignments.
Program Dates: June 22 – June 26, 2020
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) – This intensive will emphasize the importance of inclusion, accessibility, and learner-centered instruction, and will provide instructors with strategies to use in their teaching across campus.
- Develop a well-aligned course map, learn to incorporate innovative teaching and assessment methods into their courses, and begin implementation of their plan.
- Participate and connect with faculty from all disciplines and will be encouraged to continue to build cross-disciplinary relationships.
- Recognize the importance of inclusion, accessibility, and learner-centered instruction, and acquire strategies to implement and support these in their teaching efforts.
- Be introduced to the academic services available within UFIT and across UF.
Participants are required to attend daily sessions of the workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and must bring a syllabus for the course to be mapped (draft syllabus acceptable!), including any course goals and student learning objectives, and ideas for assessments. After completing all requirements, attendees will receive a digital badge for completion.
Participants must also participate in a follow up discussion at the end of the year to share their implementations or progress.
Coffee will be available and lunch will be provided on opening and closing days.