Proposal Title

The Academy of Tomorrow: Preparing Faculty

Proposal Abstract

In fall 2014, Texas Christian University (TCU) opened a new interdisciplinary building that houses ten new classroom, fifteen study rooms, various labs, and study spaces. This building is a reflection of TCU’s Vision in Action: The Academy of Tomorrow. One directive for the Academy of Tomorrow is to prepare faculty to teach in a new interdisciplinary building with new learning spaces and technology. The Student-Centered Active Learning Institute (SCAL) was developed to prepare faculty to teach in the new building. SCAL is a year-long faculty development program that introduces faculty to various student-centered pedagogy, new classroom technology, student success strategies, and measuring student learning. The presenter will discuss the development of the SCAL Institute; faculty lessons learned, student and faculty feedback and examples of strategies taught in SCAL for audience take-away.

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Room 2005

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Presentation (Open Access)

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Mar 26th, 3:00 PM Mar 26th, 3:45 PM

The Academy of Tomorrow: Preparing Faculty

Room 2005

In fall 2014, Texas Christian University (TCU) opened a new interdisciplinary building that houses ten new classroom, fifteen study rooms, various labs, and study spaces. This building is a reflection of TCU’s Vision in Action: The Academy of Tomorrow. One directive for the Academy of Tomorrow is to prepare faculty to teach in a new interdisciplinary building with new learning spaces and technology. The Student-Centered Active Learning Institute (SCAL) was developed to prepare faculty to teach in the new building. SCAL is a year-long faculty development program that introduces faculty to various student-centered pedagogy, new classroom technology, student success strategies, and measuring student learning. The presenter will discuss the development of the SCAL Institute; faculty lessons learned, student and faculty feedback and examples of strategies taught in SCAL for audience take-away.