The Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is pleased to announce the completion of our annual report for the 2015-16 academic year. This latest report is available at go.niu.edu/facdevreport15-16. Below are a few highlights.
During 2015-2016, the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center contributed to the university’s mission …to promote excellence and engagement in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, creativity and artistry, and outreach and service by collaborating with various academic and support units to meet the ongoing and emerging needs of NIU faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate teaching assistants in their teaching, technology integration, professional development, and related needs. This was the seventeenth full academic year of operation for the center since we were reorganized in August 1998. Some of our significant accomplishments this year include:
- Offering 164 programs for 1,945 participants, which totaled 6,052 hours of professional development
- Conducting 1,310 consultations with 468 unique faculty, instructors, staff, and graduate teaching assistants from 92 academic and support units
- Serving on 17 committees, councils, and organizations within NIU and the broader Faculty Development community
- Recognized 4 recipients of Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, issued 10 Graduate Teaching Certificates, and was honored with 4 individual and department recognitions
Feel free to explore and learn more about our activities and accomplishments from the past year.
Jason Rhode, Ph.D.