Faculty and Academic Staff Development

Teaching Development

Online Teaching Institute (OTI)
A semester long program that provides individual support to faculty members who are either developing a new course or redesigning an existing course for online delivery. Faculty members meet regularly with an instructional designer to collaborate on the design and development of their course. In addition, participants meet with other colleagues in a group setting to share their work and receive feedback.  Online activities are also planned to provide faculty members with the experience of participating in an online course.

Online Teaching Foundations (OTF)
A self-guided online course that focuses on concepts in developing online content to engage learners with quality online assessment design practice and teaching methods.

Faculty College
Four faculty members will be selected to participate in the four-day Faculty Development experience focused on teaching and learning

Evidence Based Teaching Fellow (EBTF)
Up to six individuals will be chosen to work together and with the EBTF Coordinator to investigate an issue of particular interest or concern with respect to teaching and learning. Each participant will choose their own area to investigate, with guidance and support from the coordinator. Examples might include: classroom climate, information literacy, online teaching, writing assignments, flipped classrooms, etc. Meetings will begin in October and run through May.

Wisconsin Teaching Fellow and Scholar (WTF/S)
Two participants represent UWRF in the UW-System program. Each participant will complete a teaching and learning project during the academic year.

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