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Faculty Development

Instructional Technology and Design Services offers many faculty development opportunities year round to support face to face, online, and hybrid teaching. These include faculty-led technology workshops, a fully online course emphasizing pedagogical approaches, pre-semester tech camps, and our annual Summer Institute. Check out our calendar of events. For faculty new to Canvas, visit our MSU Canvas Faculty Orientation or register for our training sessions.

Spring 2021 Virtual Conference:
Inclusive Teaching Practices and Engaging Instructional Technologies
January 13th & 14th 2021 – 8:30am-4pm
Location: Online via Canvas and Zoom
Workshop participants will receive resources in Canvas.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lisa K. Hanasono (Ph.D., Purdue University).

2021 Special Events

We continue to offer online events and training workshops in order to assist with your course preparation. This includes our daily virtual walk-in support, course design consultations, and a range of other fully online options.

Faculty Development Events

The Empowering Online Teaching and Learning (EOTL) course is intended to provide faculty with an overview of online teaching and learning, applicable for both online and hybrid courses. ITDS offers this course multiple times per year.

Empowering Online Teaching and Learning

Our annual Summer Institute showcases best practices on how to implement effective instructional strategies, facilitate learner-centered interaction and collaboration, and create objective-oriented assessments to enhance teaching and learning outcomes.

Annual Summer Institute

Our annual tech camp events offer a range of hands-on workshop that involve effective pedagogical strategies to promote active learning, facilitate productive collaboration, and utilize effective learning assessments. There are ample opportunities for faculty and staff to work on courses with consultation and assistance provided by our ITDS staff.

Pre-Semester Events

Montclair State University faculty share their diverse perspectives on the benefits and challenges of teaching online, important pedagogical considerations, as well as instructional approaches and strategies applicable to both online and hybrid teaching and learning.

Faculty Perspectives