Faculty Development Program
Enhance the faculty pipeline by establishing and developing significant meaningful relationships with prospects, especially those from groups underrepresented in the professoriate, such as minorities and women.
Provide the opportunity for participants to gain a greater awareness of Virginia Tech, which will enhance their ability to envision themselves as members of our community.
Develop a network of new scholars in priority research areas.
Areas to cover
Skill sets and experience levels
Linking technology tools with teaching
Support mechanisms (financial, administrative, technical)
Faculty Development Program is our program for grooming the faculty members/trainers in institutions/organizations about the key tenets of effective delivery of training modules. It is divided into four major sections- The Trainer, The Learner, Adult Learning Models and Tools for Success. The participants are empowered on the key principles governing adult learning, techniques for holding attention and managing retention, effective presentation techniques, Body language and Behavioral Skills for an effective Trainer/Faculty- like Time and Stress management, etc.
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