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Closing Equity Gaps

If you've recently become aware of the race and equity gaps in your courses, department or college and are motivated to take action, we can help. This page summarizes select FacDev programs and resources to engage with and contribute to our Graduation Initiative 2025 endeavor.

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Active Learning Resources

Are you looking for resources to help you incorporate active learning strategies into your courses to better support student learning? Whether you are new to active learning or want to deepen your knowledge, this page provides resources from Faculty Development and other universities that can support you.


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Teaching Toolkit

Interested in exploring ideas to enhance your teaching? The Teaching Toolkit is your stop to gather resources to help you both in and out of the classroom.

Teaching through Disruption

Are you new to remote teaching and need to get up and running? Check out Faculty Development's strategies and tips for "Teaching through Disruption."

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Dive into pedagogical practices, tools, and strategies in the eLearning Institute program and get ready to create learning experiences that will help your students reach their goals in an effective and efficient manner.

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New Faculty Handbook

This self-paced resource is designed to meet the needs of new faculty before you start your position and beyond. The handbook introduces faculty to critical information to begin teaching at CSUN, as well as key information and contacts so you can quickly acclimate with your new campus community.  


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New Faculty Foundations

Faculty Development welcomes newly hired faculty with the intention of guiding them through the process of joining the CSUN community of faculty, staff and students.

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Navigating Your Initial Review

This resource is intended to assist first-year tenure-track faculty members to gain a better understanding about the process and timeline of the first year of review. This PIF organizer document is a collaborative effort between Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs. Updated 1/17/24.

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National Center Faculty Development & Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty. CSUN is currently an institutional member so join today!


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Where is FacDev located?

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


How can I contact FacDev?



Who are the people in FacDev?

FacDev Base Team
Faculty Affiliates
Faculty Peer Reviewers
New Faculty Foundations Committee
Pathways to Tenure Grant Review Committee
Active Learning Ambassadors
eLearning Ambassadors