2nd Annual Innovations in Faculty Development Symposium

June 2, 2015, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Shippensburg University Conference Center, Shippensburg PA

This one day symposium was designed to showcase innovative faculty development models.  It included concurrent presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities designed to foster a sharing of ideas, approaches, and breakthrough practices across institutions.   

Attendees benefited from being able to 1) explore and gain new strategies, 2) build a regional network of colleagues, 3) build their professional portfolio, through presentations and a post-symposium online compendium, and 4) earn a digital badge, certificate, and CEUs.

Participants: 57 individuals from 16 different colleges and universities.

Program and Presentations 


Click here to view the symposium program

Post-Symposium Online Compendium


The following materials were submitted by presenters and attendees for posting on this website:


1. Technological Professional Development and Ongoing Innovation, M. Folk, Kutztown University  (paper and handout)

2. Creating a Sacred Space for Scholarship: Faculty Writing Groups Enhance Scholar Productivity and Engagement, K. Johnson, K. Carrero, C. Jantz, C. Wonders, Shippensburg University  (slides)

3. Faculty Development Book Club: "How Learning Works", K. Shirk, Shippensburg University  (handout)

4. Demonstrating the Impact of Faculty Development Activities, C. Sax, Shippensburg University  (slides)

Additional Information


For additional information about this event, contact Shippensburg University's Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education at PCDE@ship.edu or 717-477-1502.