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Professional Development Institute: Faculty Dev

Professional Development

Faculty Development Resources

There are too many faculty development resources to put on one page, so content is broken down by topic. Hover over the "Faculty Dev" tab to see a list of topics. More general resources are located on this page (Home).

Check out the Faculty Development online course, under Online PD, for information on modules you can complete on demand.

Blackboard Templates/ Files

These files may be used as is or edited for use in your Blackboard courses. More instructions will be added as they become available.

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Newsletters and Sites

Article:  Strategies for Educators to Thrive in Post-Pandemic Teaching - Teich, Anne G., Fierce Learning 6-18-21

Faculty Focus: Magna Publications, As the name implies, this free newsletter provides timely faculty focused information, tips, and resources.

Inside Higher Ed

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Arkansas Community Colleges


These are webinars available on the Internet, offered by a third party.

ASCD Webinars: A ton of free webinars on faculty development

edWeb: free webinars with CE credit

Innovative Educators: free training on higher education topics

Employee Assistance Program

UA-PTC offers employees services through the UAMS Employee Assistance Program (EAP). If you need help with one of the issues below, contact EAP or the Human Resources office for more information.

  • Anger management
  • Eldercare
  • Grief/bereavement
  • Individual life skills training
  • Life/Career coaching
  • Personal/emotional concerns
  • Referral/resource assistance
  • Relationships
  • Short-term, individual and family counseling
  • Stress management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Wellness training
  • Work-related issues



Want to present a session to your colleagues? Let us know.

Things we will want to know:

  • Title of the session
  • Name and title of the presenter/s
  • Description of the session
  • Technology needs
  • Date and time preferences

Suggest a Topic

Have a topic you want to know more about?  Let us know.

Be as specific as possible. For example, instead of saying simply "teaching," narrow the focus so we can better address your needs. You might want "active learning," "teaching strategies for online learning," or "motivating students to come to class prepared."


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