Faculty Development


Featured Programs

Get Up to Speed with Online Teaching

Want to level-up your online teaching skills and work at your own pace? This asynchronous program that integrates pedagogy PLUS technology covers best practices, techniques and tools to plan, create content, facilitate and assess learning online. Designed to benefit faculty newer to online teaching or who are just getting started, as well as spark ideas for faculty with online teaching experience.

Transparent Assignments

Are you interested in exploring how to create more transparent assignments so that more students can succeed? Would you like to learn how to develop strong writing prompts and better scaffolding/support to students? Adopt this evidence-based assignment template which has been shown to reduce gaps in retention rates among first generation students. 

Faculty Writing Communities

The Faculty Writing Communities provides faculty members with a structure and a positive community of fellow faculty interested in making weekly progress on their writing goals throughout the fall semester. 

Quality Teaching and Learning (QLT) Courses

Register for free courses offered by the Online Course Services at the CSU Chancellor's Office to learn how to enhance your online teaching using the Quality Learning & Teaching framework. These training courses are 3-weeks in length, online, asynchronous, and require 15-20 hours with a structured course schedule and due dates that must be followed.

Institute for Transformative Teaching and Learning
Interest Form

This semester-long program focuses on improving student retention and closing equity gaps for all students while increasing learning and student success. In a cohort of faculty that includes lecturers and faculty on the tenure-track, ITTL empowers faculty to transform their teaching so that it is even more fulfilling while leading to more equitable outcomes for all of our students.

Hyflex Teaching
Coming Soon

Coming Soon. While a small HyFlex pilot is underway this fall 2021, stay tuned here for upcoming workshops, info sessions and opportunities on how you can discover how to redesign your course to be HyFlex ready. For more information now, visit the FacDev HyFlex Teaching Toolkit on what skills and knowledge base is recommended and IT's HyFlex page to learn about the classroom technology.

Where is Faculty Development located?

Valera Hall 215 (formerly University Hall)
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8473


How can I contact Faculty Development?



Who are the people in Faculty Development?

FacDev Base Team
New Faculty Foundations Committee
Probationary Faculty Grant Review Committee
Learning Center Grant Review Committee
Active Learning Ambassadors
eLearning Ambassadors