Center for Learning & Teaching (CLT) at FCC

2020 Overview

Number of different modalities used by CLT to deliver programming to faculty:                 7

(webinars, learning groups, blended sessions, courses, individual consultations, website, faculty Facebook forum)

Total CLT sessions organized for faculty support & development in 2020:                      126

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Number of total participants in various CLT programs & sessions in 2020:           2,892

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Percentage of full-time university faculty that participated in CLT programming:         84%

- excluding annual retreat

Percentage of full-time university faculty that participated in CLT programming:         97%

- including annual retreat

Participants' satisfaction-ratings for main 2020 CLT programs (average):                       93%

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Number of faculty/students facilitated for global engagements by CLT :                       44

Number of custom-built CLT briefs researched and shared on remote instruction:     ~50

Total visits in 2020 to CLT's website on remote instruction resources:                        4,796

Number of unique visitors in 2020, to CLT's website on remote instruction:               1,654

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2020 Participation by Faculty

*   Numbers for full-time university faculty based on HR data received Nov. 30, 2020.

** Numbers for Education faculty include Health & Physical Education (which is listed under "Education' on the FCCU website.)

2020 Themes & Topics

The Center for Learning & Teaching (CLT) at FCC organized 126 sessions for 2,892 participants in 2020, using a variety of modalities including webinars, workshops, learning groups, structured courses, etc. A sample of the themes and topics covered in these sessions included the following:

Course Designing

Principles of course-design  |  Course-design for remote & blended instruction  |  Design thinking in pedagogy

Instructional Practice

Effective teaching strategies during the pandemic  |  Tips for remote instruction  |  Simultaneous teaching in blended format  |  Alternative assessments for online teaching  |  Open book exams  |  Motivating & engaging students  |  Minimizing cheating when teaching online  |  Dealing with students with internet access issues  |  Lecturing  |  Facilitating discussions  |  Enhancing student learning  |   Rubrics & assessment  |  Giving student feedback  |  Undergraduate life science education

Instructional Technologies

Moodle training (basic & advanced)  |  Zoom  |  MS Teams  |  Big Blue Button  |  Using technology in university teaching  |  Pearson eLibrary and e-books platform  |  Empower orientation  |  Smart class training  |  Using Turnitin

Research & Scholarship Skills

Writing a research proposal  |  Open educational resources (OERs)  |  Supervising projects & dissertations

Academic Career Planning, Professional Development & Self-Care

Promotion process at FCCU  |  Applying for the Fulbright  |  Caring for yourself when teaching from home  |  Health SOPs during the pandemic  |  Self-care & caring for your students  |  Faculty well-being

Academic Management & Leadership

Introduction to the university context  |  Making & assessing academic plans  |  Managing people and resources  |  Mentoring junior faculty  |  University leadership & management  |  Strategic planning  |  Understanding university cultures

2019 Overview

Number of sessions organized by CLT, for faculty development & support in 2019:        100+

Number of total participants in various CLT programs and sessions during 2019:      2,162

(includes university faculty, college faculty, staff and non-FCC faculty)

Percentage of full-time university faculty that participated in CLT programming:           72%

- excluding annual retreat

Percentage of full-time university faculty that participated in CLT programming:          85%

- including annual retreat

Participants' satisfaction-ratings for various 2019 CLT programs (average):           96-100%

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Number of different modalities used by CLT to deliver programming to faculty:                 9

(workshops, blended sessions, individual consultations, courses, seminars, webinars, retreat, learning groups, etc.)

Number of global engagements facilitated by CLT among faculty and students:             249

2019 Participation by Faculty

2019 Themes & Topics

The Center for Learning & Teaching at FCC organized 100+ sessions for 2,154 participants in 2019, using a variety of modalities including seminars, webinars, workshops, learning groups, structured courses, etc. The themes and topics covered in these sessions include the following:

Course Designing

Principles of course-design  |  Design thinking in pedagogy

Instructional Practice

Lecturing  |  Facilitating discussions  |  Giving student feedback  |  Enhancing student learning  |  Supervising projects and dissertations  |  Student-centered and active learning  |  Teaching in Mathematics and the Sciences  |  Student engagement strategies  |  Motivating students  |   Rubrics & assessment  |  Classroom management  |  Differential learning

Instructional Technologies

Using technology in university teaching  |  Moodle training  |  Empower orientation  |  Smart class training  |  Using Turnitin

Research & Scholarship Skills

Grants & proposal-writing  |  Writing and publishing in different disciplines (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences)  |  Theories of research  |  Methods (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods)  |  Statistical tools (SPSS) and reporting results  |  Literature reviews  |  Citation management  |  Research ethics  |  Engaged scholarship in the liberal arts

Academic Career Planning

Academic promotions  |  Applying for the Fulbright  |  Professional goal-setting  |  Faculty well-being  |  Women in leadership

Academic Management & Leadership

Innovation in education  |  Making & assessing academic plans  |  Managing people and resources  |  University leadership  |  Strategic planning  |  Understanding university cultures  |  Liberal arts in Pakistan

Rukhsana Zia, PhD - Head, CLT

Suleman Khairullah - Manager, CLT