Western Kentucky University

CFD - Faculty Support

Faculty Support

The Center for Faculty Development was created to support the research, creative activities, and teaching of faculty at WKU.  To this end, the CFD works with key partners to provide training, workshops, seminars, and one-on-one mentorship for faculty in the areas of:

  • Best Practices in Mentoring and College Teaching (BPMCT) certification program
  • Research Methodology
  • Developing Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations
  • Competitive grant writing, Identification of contract and grant opportunities, Intellectual property (w/ Office of Sponsored Programs and Office of Research)
  • Tenure and promotion
  • Assessment of teaching and learning
  • Evaluation research design
  • Innovative teaching and learning strategies
  • Using technology in face-to-face, online, and blended learning environments
  • ADA compliance and copyright compliance (w/ Distance Learning)
  • Quality Matters (for online distance learning courses) (w/ Distance Learning)
  • Mentor training program for existing faculty
  • Mentorship of new faculty
  • Effective communication of scholarly work
 Last Modified 1/31/14