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Beyond Carrots and Sticks: A Round-Table Discussion on Getting Faculty Involved in Quality Assurance Activities

Length
60 minutes
Type
Roundtable Discussion
Location
135AC

Providing quality learning experiences for students is everyone's responsibility, but getting broad buy-in and involvement in quality assurance activities and professional development is often difficult. For various reasons, faculty may be hesitant to participate in activities or professional development that suggest changes to current teaching practices. Join members of the MnLC Special Interest Group: Quality and Best Practices for a lively discussion about carrots (incentives) and sticks (motivators) that may work to get faculty involved. Come prepared to share your best ideas.

Session participants will be provided an opportunity to:
1. identify the personal carrots and/or sticks that work to encourage involvement in professional development and quality assurance activities.
2. discuss what works well and what doesn't in engaging faculty in professional development related to quality and best practices.
3. share ideas for soliciting interest and involvement in quality assurance activities and initiatives.

Topic Area(s): Quality Design in Teaching

Speaker(s)

This roundtable session is being submitted on behalf of the MnLC SIG: Quality and Best Practices. The session will be led by members of the MnLC SIG. Additional group members who will co-facilitate the discussion will be identified if the session is chosen. Please let us know how you want to see names/bios listed for this type of session.