Faculty Development Course Descriptions

Four courses are offered in an online format. Each four-week course is offered once a year and is taught by NCSU faculty in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Adult and Higher Education, College of Education.

Wake AHEC will provide CNE Contact Hours to nursing participants upon completion of the activity. Other health professionals will receive Wake AHEC CEUs and a certificate of attendance. Graduate level academic credit is available when completing 3 of the 4 courses per NCSU guidelines.

Foundations of Teaching in Healthcare includes content in regulatory requirements, professional aspects (teacher roles, finding a mentor), educational learning theories, and an overview of curriculum development.

Teaching Effectively within the Curriculum includes concepts centered on the teacher-describing your teaching philosophy, effective teaching, servant teaching, the learner-learning styles, learner centeredness, learner objectives and the evaluation of learning objectives and syllabus for effective clinical and classroom teaching.

Instructional Strategies for Educators in the Health Professions includes how to: establish a learning environment, create a teaching plan, design an engaging lesson, teach psychomotor skills and support authentic learning.

Evaluation of Students and Faculty in Healthcare Education includes student outcome evaluations, types of student evaluation tools, assignment of grades and faculty growth from evaluations.

For more information, contact Kathy Clark at kgclark@wakeahec.org.