The IETL Faculty Ambassadors are faculty members specifically recognized for disciplinary teaching excellence, who serve as mentors and consultants for the faculty within their specific academic units. The 2017-18 IETL Ambassadors include
Faculty members in these units may contact their IETL Ambassadors for assistance and with ideas for professional development activities in their units. Faculty members interested in serving as IETL Ambassadors in the future should look for the Call for Nominations which is distributed approximately in March/April for service the following academic year.
The IETL's Summer Academy on Teaching is a two-day event for all full-time and part-time faculty at Chapman University. Consisting of formal and informal presentations and peer discussions, the focus of the Academy is to provide a dedicated time for faculty members to reflect and learn together about teaching excellence. The 2017 IETL Summer Academy will be on August 15 & 16 and our featured guest speaker is Prof. James Lang, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College and author of Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning. Sign up today!
You may also visit the IETL Blackboard Organization section on the Summer Academy for additional information and documentation on prior years' events (authentication required).
JanCon, the IETL January Conference on Teaching, is a one-day event centered on a theme relevant to teaching excellence at Chapman. Previous JanCons have involved faculty members in activities and discussions about a variety of topics including critical thinking, collaborative learning experiences, and scholarly teaching. Visit the IETL Blackboard Organization section on Past IETL Events for additional information and documentation (authentication required).
This past academic year's JanCon, the 4th annual, was January 24-26 and centered on the theme Learning About Learning.