Faculty Teaching and Learning
The NC SSC offers a variety of free online professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
- Learning Online Courses The NC Student Success Center offers ten learning online courses that were created by North Carolina Community College faculty members from across the state. Each asynchronous course consists of four to six modules. Each module can be completed in 30 to 45 minutes.
- Step Ahead is a series of close to 20 professional development courses related to teaching and learning. Each course is a deep dive into a specific topic, and each will take several weeks to complete. The first batch of courses will be available in spring 2021. Additional courses will be rolled out over time.
- The NC SSC offers a variety of workshops that help faculty improve their practice.
- The NC SSC also is offering cohorts of faculty the opportunity to participate in an Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) micro-credential course. Two cohorts began in July 2020 with more to follow fall 2020. The first micro-credential is “Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Online Learning Environment.” The NC SSC is determining how cohorts will be structured but plans to provide opportunities to a variety of faculty, including full-time, part-time, Curriculum, Adult Ed, Con-Ed, and Career and Technical Education (CTE).