Office of Faculty Development
In support of FSU’s mission, the Office of Faculty Development (OFD) provides programming and support to promote excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. OFD programming, services and resources seek to support faculty needs in order to cultivate a positive, sustainable educational environment centered around student success.
OFD Programming Schedule
Planning and Developing New Online Programs
The University of North Carolina's System Office (UNC-SO) website provides instructions and documents for planning new online programs and requesting authorization in compliance with the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
For more information, visit UNC-SO on the web.
Teaching and Developing Online Courses
Online Course Development Procedures: outlines the procedures for online instructor certification, online course development and review, and quality assurance for existing courses.
We offer one on one training, and hands-on group workshops in multiple delivery formats. Whether you've been teaching online for years, or you are about to teach your first online course, we tailor our training to meet your specific needs.
To register for an upcoming workshop, visit the Programming Calendar on our homepage or contact us by phone at 910.672.1768.
Online and Hybrid Certification Program for Faculty
The Certification involves three steps: 1) training, 2) course development, and (3) Quality Matters course review.
It focuses on the Quality Matters program for hybrid and online course design, best practices for delivering high quality hybrid and online courses and Canvas proficiency.
- Course Duration: 6 weeks
- Fully online training
To become certified, faculty must:
- Complete all assignments, tasks and assessments in the specified modules;
- Fully develop an online or hybrid course and;
- Complete the Quality Matters course review process.
For more information, review the guidelines above and then contact us at 910-672-1768.
QM 6th Edition Rubric Update Video
A Closer Look at QM Standard 1
A Closer Look at QM Standard 2
Faculty Development Advisory Committee
The mission and function of the committee is to provide guidance and advice to the Office of Faculty Development on faculty development initiatives, policies, programs and related issues.
Dr. Daniel Autrey, Department of Chemistry
Dr. Dennis Corbin, Department of Social Work
Dr. Robert McGee, Department of Accounting, Finance, Heatthcare Administration and Information Systems
Dr. Daniel Montoya, Department of Psychology
Dr. Maria Orban, Department of English
Dr. Honbing Zhang, World Languages and Cultures
Dr. Stacye Blount, Department of Sociology
Dr. Zhenlu Cui, Department of Math and Computer Science
Dr. Marlina Duncan, Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects
Dr. Ruth King, Department of Accounting, Finance, Heatthcare Administration and Information Systems
Dr. Bonnie Grohe, Office of Faculty Development
Online Education Advisory Committee
The mission and function of the committee is to collaborate and advise the Office of Faculty Development on online education initiatives, procedures, training, support and related issues.
Dr. Beverlyn Cain, Department of Elementary Education
Dr. Angela Taylor, Department of Criminal Justice
Dr. Mohsen Souissi, Department of Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, and Information Systems
Dr. Kim Tran, Department of Psychology
Ms.Jihane Mauze, Fire and Emergency Services Administration ProgramMs. Diana Amerson, Bibliographic Instruction and Distance Education Librarian
Dr. Miriam Chitiga, Department of Sociology
Dr. Jilly Ngwainmbi, Department of Sociology
Dr. Bonnie Grohe, Office of Faculty Development, Chair
Outstanding Online & Hybrid Course Design
Dr. David Allen
Department of Psychology
Dr. Joie Hain
Dr. John Mattox
Dr. Gregory McElveen
Dr. Kaela Nommay
Dr. Carla Padilla
Dr. Kimberly Smith-Burton
Dr. Thomas Van Cantfort
Dr. Abdoul Wane
Dr. Kimberly Weston-Moore
Dr. Molly Williams
Dr. Karryll Winborne-Phillips
Dr. Cynthia Wooten
Outstanding Online Course Design & Delivery
2017 Award Recipents