Sample Program Timeline

The timeline below illustrates one of a number of possible sequences which a participant might follow to complete program requirements in a two-year time period. Note that the times listed for workshops are only estimates and that the scheduling of certain workshops may vary from that shown below.

Tier 1: Introduction to College Teaching

1st Semester of Program:

  • Attend TPT Orientation
  • Attend reflective teaching statement workshop (90 minutes; complete report sheet)
  • Attend 2 additional hours of workshops on teaching and learning (complete report sheets)
  • Attend TAGS (6 hours; complete report sheet)
  • Teach at least 3 hours

2nd Semester of Program:

  • Attend inclusive teaching workshop (90 minutes; complete report sheet)
  • Attend 2 additional hours of workshops on teaching or learning (complete report sheet)
  • Draft reflective teaching statement

Tier 2: Developing Expertise in College Teaching

3rd Semester of Program:

  • Attend TPT Check-in/Tier 2 orientation
  • Select a faculty mentor
  • Teach at least 5 hours
  • Complete C3 Design online course design module and in-person meetings (4.5 hours total)
  • Observe a peer teach and conduct a follow-up discussion (complete report sheet)
  • Revise your reflective teaching statement in consultation with a CTE consultant OR consult about your teaching with a CTE consultant
  • Attend at least 4 additional hours of workshops on teaching and learning (complete report sheets)

4th Semester of Program:

  • Attend TPT-only breakfast/lunch/dinner conversation (60 minutes; complete report sheet)
  • Have a peer observe your teaching and conduct a follow-up discussion (complete report sheet)
  • Conduct a faculty classroom observation and follow-up discussion (complete report sheet)
  • Complete/revise course design materials prepared in C3 Design, including an original syllabus and assignment description
  • Attend at least 4 additional hours of workshops on teaching and learning (complete report sheets)

Optional Professional Development Opportunities: Complete the professional development components of the program at any time during Tier 2.

Total number of workshop hours completed: 20+

Program Completion: Complete all program requirements, and have advisor check the content and sign-off on the portfolio. Submit completed portfolios to the CTE for final approval.

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