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

Faculty Services

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.

Training
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 Details

  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
  • Fully online training 
  • Facilitated 

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.

Quality Matters

 

QM 6th Edition Rubric Update Video 

 

A Closer Look at QM Standard 1 

 

A Closer Look at QM Standard 2

Advisory Committees

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.

Members:

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.

Members:

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

Awards

 

 Outstanding Online & Hybrid Course Design 

Award Recipents 

2018


 

Dr. David Allen
 Department of Psychology 


Dr. Fredrick Ayivi
Department of Government & History

Dr. David Barlow
Department of Crimial Justice
 
Dr. Melissa Barlow

Department of Criminal Justice 

Dr. Jennifer Bushelle-Edghill
Department of Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration & Information Systems 

Dr. Jose Franco-  Rodriguez
Department of Communciations, Languages, & Cultures 

Dr. Caroline Glackin
Department of Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Joie Hain 
MBA Program

Ms. LaTasha Jones 
Department of English

Dr. Marilyn Lanier
Department of Elementary Education

Dr. John Mattox
Department of Chemistry & Physics 

 

Dr. Gregory McElveen
Department of Business & Economics

Dr. Daniel Montoya
Department of Psychology

Dr. Kaela Nommay
Department of Performing & Fine Arts

Dr. Carla Padilla
Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. Kimberly Smith-Burton
Department of Middle Grades, Secondary & Specialized Subjects 

Dr. Thomas Van Cantfort
Department of Psychology 

Dr. Abdoul Wane
Department of Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Kimberly Weston-Moore
Department of Management, Marketing, & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Molly Williams
Department of Social Work 

Dr. Karryll Winborne-Phillips
Department of Psychology 

Dr. Cynthia Wooten
Department of Elementary Education 

 

Outstanding Online Course Design & Delivery

2017 Award Recipents 

2017 Award Recipents

2017 Award Recipents