Faculty Academic Support
The following resources for faculty are designed to promote teaching methods and strategies, while also helping you develop:
- educational skills
- leadership skills
- skills necessary to engage in scholarly activities
Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET)
The FIT Faculty Development Program, anchored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET), assists faculty in the development, use, and assessment of effective instructional and curricular strategies.
The Office of Faculty Services provides guidance and support to all full-time and adjunct faculty in the areas of policies and procedures, assignment of program (AOP), tenure, promotion, reappointment, certificates of continuous employment (CCE), curriculum development, sabbatical leaves, and release time for research. Faculty Services manages the administration of the student evaluation of teaching effectiveness process.
Office for Curriculum
FIT’s Office for Curriculum provides guidance to faculty and academic departments on revising and developing course curricula, undergraduate and graduate credit degree programs, and certificates.
Faculty Research Space
FIT's Faculty Research Space is an interdisciplinary lab space intended to foster work across schools, and support a commitment to technology, innovation, and exploration, along with research and development. Faculty can explore on their own, collaborate, and/or bring students into the lab for demonstrations.
What shifts should be made in face-to-face teaching practices to make the most of online learning? The Office of Online Learning, working with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and other FIT experts, can help you develop the most effective online courses.
Teaching Writing and Speaking
Writing improves learning, promotes the sharing of ideas, and gives students a voice. FIT's Writing & Speaking Studio can help you incorporate writing into the courses you teach.
Creating Harmony in the Classroom
Today’s classroom environment has become increasingly challenging to manage. This guide from Enrollment Management and Student Success has been developed to provide some strategies on creating a harmonious classroom environment, and pointing out ways to recognize and address disruptive student behavior.