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3 Strategies To Help New Faculty Thrive

An Educator’s Perspective - Hear From Dr. Saundra McGuire



Innovative Educators surveyed higher education professionals about their biggest training needs, and we have the results.  Many of the topics requested had to do with onboarding new faculty, classroom management, and teaching strategies.  In this video, Dr. Saundra McGuire shares three strategies to help new faculty thrive.

Survey Results
In 48 hours, we received approximately 2500 training requests.  The Top 25 topics are:

  • Teaching Strategies
  • Student Retention
  • Technology
  • Leadership
  • Advising
  • Communication
  • Assessment
  • Classroom Management
  • Customer Service
  • Online Teaching
  • Time Management
  • Onboarding Faculty
  • Diversity
  • ADA/Accessibility
  • Teamwork/Team Building
  • Student Engagement
  • Supervision
  • Mental Health
  • Coaching Skills
  • Title IX
  • Marketing
  • Grants
  • Tutoring/Tutor Training
  • Working with Parents 

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Questions For You

  • What was your most beneficial training experience and why?
  • What was your least beneficial training (no need to mention any names) and what did you learn from it?

    Let’s get the conversation started. 

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    June 5, 2019
    Comments 1
    • Aaron W. Hughey
      Aaron W. Hughey

      Excellent point. Many of my graduate students struggle with ‘higher level’ thinking. When I first started teaching 30 years ago, most students were well-versed in critical thinking. I spend a disproportionate amount of class time these days covering what should have been covered earlier…

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