CET Institute for Staff Supporting Instruction

USC staff are crucial to the success of the university, working in various roles, including supporting faculty and schools in educating students, providing training that supports university culture, compliance, and operations, and supporting outreach education efforts.  Many USC staff members have contacted CET to request access to our faculty development institutes to better prepare themselves to support the university in instruction, training, and outreach. In response, CET provides the CET Institute for Staff Supporting Instruction.

This Institute provides training in foundational pedagogy to help staff support the USC community. It is a great opportunity for instructional support staff to refresh their knowledge of course design and teaching practices. It is ideal for any staff in a training capacity who teach or train others. All USC staff who feel this would be useful to their work at USC are invited to register for the institute. Staff should consult with their supervisor to determine whether this training is an appropriate use of their time. CET will not monitor or track supervisory approvals; it is up to the staff member to keep approval documentation for their own records.

The Institute format and content is identical to that in the faculty institutes. Similarly to faculty institutes, participants in the Staff Institute will work on an actual or hypothetical USC course or training module.The skills acquired in this process are transferable to other educational situations, such as training workshops.

Those who are unable to attend the synchronous session will have an opportunity to submit an alternative assignment to receive credit for the module.

To be offered at a future date.

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