»Institute for Excellence in Teaching

The mission of the Institute for Excellence in Teaching (IET) is to promote the value and practice of excellent teaching that facilitates student learning. During the 2013-14 academic year, the first priority will be supporting new full-time faculty.

The Institute for Excellence in Teaching offers faculty:

  • Online workshops on topics including, but not limited to, syllabus development, effective teaching strategies, getting to know your students, and grading.

  • Workshops during the fall and spring semesters based on needs assessment data gathered from faculty.

  • Opportunities for acculturation into Chapman University and Southern California.

  • One-on-one consultation with faculty to develop effective teaching skills.

  • Assistance in integrating effective, relevant, and innovative technologies into instruction.

  • Support and assistance in identifying and developing innovative models of excellent instruction.

  • Assistance in course development.

  • Assistance in solving teaching problems.

  • Assistance in developing teaching portfolios.

  • Opportunities to dialogue among faculty members regarding the art and science of teaching.
     

Director: Joel A. Colbert, Ed. D.

Contact: (714) 744-7076; colbert@chapman.edu

Location: Memorial Hall 312

+-News and Announcements

+-Members of IET

Jennifer Bevan
Dr. Jennifer Bevan,
Associate Professor,
Health Communication M.S. Program, Core Faculty,
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Department of Communication Studies,
Ross Brown
Mr. Ross G. Brown,
Assistant Professor,
Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts,
Marisa Cianciarulo
Ms. Marisa S. Cianciarulo,
Professor,
Director, Family Violence Clinic,
School of Law,
Joel Colbert
Dr. Joel A. Colbert,
Director of the Institute for Excellence in Teaching,
colbert@chapman.edu
Michael Fahy
Dr. Michael Fahy,
Professor,
Associate Dean, School of Computational Sciences,
Schmid College of Science and Technology,
Mathematics and Computer Science,
School of Computational Sciences,
Daniel Flynn
Daniel Flynn, MSW,
University of California at Irvine,
School of Education,
dflynn@uci.edu
Amy Graziano
Dr. Amy B. Graziano,
Associate Professor,
Chair, Conservatory of Music,
College of Performing Arts,
Conservatory of Music,
Dawn Hunter
Dr. Dawn L. Hunter,
Professor, College of Educational Studies,
Mary Litch
Dr. Mary Litch,
Adjunct Faculty,
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Department of Philosophy,
Roxanne Miller
Dr. Roxanne Greitz Miller,
Associate Professor,
Donna Ford Attallah Endowed Professor in Teacher Education,
College of Educational Studies,
Schmid College of Science and Technology,
Kenneth Murphy
Dr. Kenneth E. Murphy,
Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs,
George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics,
Amy Pattin
Ms. Amy J. Pattin,
Adjunct Faculty,
College of Educational Studies,
Carolyn Radcliff
Ms. Carolyn Radcliff,
Librarian and Chair of Public Services,
Leatherby Libraries,
Michelle Sypinero
Ms. Michelle Sypinero,
Manager of Student Computing Services
Chapman University
sypinero@chapman.edu
Adrian Vajiac
Dr. Adrian Vajiac,
Associate Professor,
Schmid College of Science and Technology,
Mathematics and Computer Science,
School of Computational Sciences,
Jennifer Waldeck
Dr. Jennifer Waldeck,
Associate Professor,
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Department of Communication Studies,
Kimberly White-Smith
Dr. Kimberly A. White-Smith,
Associate Professor,
Assistant Dean of Teacher Education,
Director of Integrated Educational Studies,
College of Educational Studies,

Please contact the IET with any questions, comments, or concerns. We are here to help you be excellent teachers.

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IET Events

Faculty Workshops in Spring 2014 sponsored by Academic Technology: schedule of events

Faculty Forum Lecture Series, Spring 2014

Past Events

January 24, 2014: Workshop “Maximizing Student Learning and Professor Motivation to Teach”

November 15, 2013: Workshop:“Getting to Know WebAdvisor: An Important Faculty Tool for Supporting Students”.

Fall 2013, Faculty Forums: Schedule of events.

Fall 2013, Academic Technology Workshop: Schedule of events.