The Faculty Fellows Program is a faculty designation that provides recognition of and a pathway for faculty leadership at the college through various peer-to-peer professional development programs. Currently, Faculty Fellows can earn credentials through the Faculty Innovation Center, the WAC/WID Program, or through Service Learning. Once credentialed, faculty are eligible to work as peer mentors. Faculty earning program credentials will also earn professional development credit for the purposes of continuing education, tenure, and promotion. Faculty Fellows are further eligible to earn a stipend or course release when they work as a peer mentor in the Faculty Fellows Program. All faculty interested in applying to serve as a Faculty Fellow must first get their application approved by their department chair before submitting.
Faculty Fellow in WAC/WID
The WAC/WID Program aims to prepare and support faculty to teach writing in their disciplines, within a framework of best practices in writing studies theory and pedagogy, in order to expand the writing expectations in their courses and foster student success. Faculty Fellows are responsible for facilitating the WAC/WID program which includes mentoring other faculty members, performing classroom observations for program participants, and facilitating the online program.
You can download the application to serve as the Faculty Fellow in WAC/WID here.
Please direct any questions regarding the Faculty Fellows in WAC/WID to Jessica Lipsey at Jessica.Lipsey@daytonastate.edu.
Faculty Fellow in Innovation
The Faculty Innovation Center is part of the Division of Online Studies. The mission of Online Studies is to ensure a high quality online environment for faculty and student success. Faculty Fellows in Innovation will commit three hours per week to working in the Faculty Innovation Center creating teaching resources for the online environment. This work will then be presented to peers during the subsequent major semester.
Please direct any questions regarding the Faculty Fellows in Innovation to Cheryl Kohen, Chair of the Division of Online Studies at Cheryl.Kohen@daytonastate.edu.
Faculty Fellow in Service Learning
Service Learning (SL) has been identified as a high-impact pedagogical practice to increase student retention, assist students in identifying career paths, and provide pathways for students to impact their local communities. SL Faculty Fellows are committed to supporting faculty through the process of implementation of SL into their classes. Service as a Faculty Fellow in the Service Learning (SL) Program gives faculty members the opportunity to guide and collaborate with peers to strengthen the SL practice within classrooms and across the college.
Please direct any questions regarding the Faculty Fellows in Service Learning to Dr. Margie Hensler and Emily Moore (co-chairs of the Service Learning Committee) Margie.Hensler@daytonastate.edu and Emily.Moore@daytonastate.edu.