Certificates                                                                                                                            

 

Inclusive 

IMPACT

    MINDFUL

MINDFUL

 

The focus of this certificate is to help individuals grow personally and professionally by learning and applying mindful techniques to themselves and their teaching. Workshops will provide information on ways to improve your work-life balance through wellness, stress management, gratitude, health practices, and more. The goal is to help you increase your own quality of life, which will then create a more authentic teacher in the classroom. 

To complete the MINDFUL certificate, complete 4 workshops tagged as "MINDFUL" on our homepage calendar or weekly newsletter. 

To be awarded a MINDFUL certificate, you must submit a reflection. Your answers must demonstrate reflective thought and provide examples for each question. Reflection link can be found at MINDFUL Reflection Submission

 MINDFUL also offers resources in a Titanium Community. For access, email the FDC at fdc@fullerton.edu 

** Courses and the written reflection must be completed and submitted to FDC within a two year timeframe. **

 

The IMPACT Teaching Certificate

  • Intentional and Meaningful Pedagogy to Achieve Classroom Transformations                   
  • This  certificate addresses the basic pedagogical elements that make high-impact practices so transformative and guides you to apply high-impact practices to a new course or an existing course that you want to improve. By completing the certificate, you will:
  •  Strengthen your ability to apply pedagogical     principles recommended as effective practice for decades
  • Understand several high-impact practices - particularly ones you may not have experienced as a student
  • Engage with like-minded colleagues who want to energize their teaching
  • Develop a plan for incorporating high-impact practices in your teaching
  • Document your professional development efforts as part of the faculty evaluation cycle
     
  • To complete the IMPACT certificate, take any 4 workshops  tagged "IMPACT" on our homepage calendar. Then submit a list of courses, along with a completed IMPACT Reflection Answers must demostrate reflective thought and provide examples. 
  • *Courses and written reflection must be completed and submitted within a two year timeframe. 

 To complete the IMPACT certificate, take any 4 workshops tagged "IMPACT" on our homepage calendarOpens in new window . Then submit a list of the courses you completed along with your reflection on a Google Form at http://bit.ly/2j8sryz. To be awarded an IMPACT certificate, your answers must demonstrate reflective thought and provide examples for each question. Click here for directions on how to print your Employee Training Center transcriptPDF File Opens in new window .

*Courses and the written reflection must be completed and submitted within a two year timeframe.

Prefer to learn more at your own pace?
 Use our Self-Study Resources on High-Impact PracticesOpens in new window .

 

IMPACT2 (IMPACT SQUARED)

 

The purpose of this certificate is to further develop knowledge of high-impact practices and to discuss types of application. Participants will continue on their path of learning by completing Option 1 or Option 2, and must also complete one of the written activities below.

(*Participants must complete the IMPACT certificate before starting the IMPACT SQUARED certificate. Workshops completed in this certificate must be additional workshops completed after completing the IMPACT certificate)

 

OPTION 1:

3 additional Workshops labeled IMPACT beyond those taken to complete the initial IMPACT certificate

AND

1 Lunch and Learn labeled IMPACT

 

OPTION 2:

4 additional Workshops labeled IMPACT beyond those taken to complete the initial IMPACT certificate

 

WRITTEN SUBMISSION REQUIRED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS (instead of reflection):

Complete one of the following after completing Option 1 or Option 2:

  1. Submit a classroom assignment that has been created or changed, demonstrating the application of IMPACT material
  2. Submit teaching methods (lecture, discussion, activity) that have been created or changed, demonstrating the application of IMPACT material
  3. Submit an alternative creative idea demonstrating the application of IMPACT material (this must be pre-approved by the FDC in order to fulfill this requirement). To complete this, email fdc@fullerton.edu for approval of creative idea before starting your written submission.

 Submit your completed Written Submission through the Google form on the FDC website. Written submissions will be reviewed and feedback will be sent back. To be awarded an IMPACT SQUARED certificate, your submissions must demonstrate reflective thought and details.

*Workshops and Written Submission must be completed and submitted within a two year time frame.*

INCLUSIVE - Introductory

  • The focus of this certificate is to help faculty examine their beliefs about human diversity in all of its forms, deepen cultural competency in the classroom and workplace, and gain knowledge across the broad range of diversity issues. Through direct engagement and community building, the variety of workshops, faculty learning communities, and trainings for the INCLUSIVE certificate examine issues of diversity and higher education, with a specific focus on concerns at CSUF. INCLUSIVE offerings encourage participants to explore their own beliefs about diversity, gain knowledge about how diversity and cultural identity influences higher education, and to develop cultural empathy and humility to create inclusive classrooms and workplaces.
  • Look for workshops tagged INCLUSIVE on our homepage calendar fullerton.edu. Each inclusive training will provide the amount of credit. Once you have completed 12 INCLUSIVE credits through different workshops and trainings, you can submit a list of your courses and complete an online reflection found at INCLUSIVE Reflection
  •  *To be awarded an INCLUSIVE certificate, your reflection answers must demonstrate reflective thought and provide examples for each question. *Courses and the written reflection must be completed and submitted within a two-year timeframe.

 

INCLUSIVE - Advanced 

The Advanced INCLUSIVE certificate demonstrates sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion at CSUF. Meeting these requirements for the Advanced certificate means that you have over 25 hours of training and interaction on human diversity.

  • The focus of this certificate is to help faculty examine their beliefs about human diversity in all of its forms, deepen cultural competency in the classroom and workplace, and gain knowledge across the broad range of diversity issues. Through direct engagement and community building, the variety of workshops, faculty learning communities, and trainings for the INCLUSIVE certificate examine issues of diversity and higher education, with a specific focus on concerns at CSUF. INCLUSIVE offerings encourage participants to explore their own beliefs about diversity, gain knowledge about how diversity and cultural identity influences higher education, and to develop cultural empathy and humility to create inclusive classrooms and workplaces.
  •  Look for workshops tagged INCLUSIVE on our homepage calendar fdc@fullerton.edu. Each inclusive training will provide the amount of credit. Once When you have completed 25 credits, submit a list of your courses and complete an online reflection found at INCLUSIVE - Advanced Reflection .
  • *To be awarded an INCLUSIVE certificate, your reflection answers must demonstrate reflective thought and provide examples for each question. 
  • *Courses and the written reflection must be completed and submitted within a two-year timeframe.

WAC - Writing Across Curriculum

  •  CSUF values writing and the ways writing can enhance learning in any class. To support faculty and staff interested in teaching with writing, the Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Program is offering a WAC Certificate through the FDC. This certificate program will familiarize candidates withWAC theory and practice and enable them to incorporate meaningful writing assignments into their courses.
  • WAC Certificate recipients will receive a letter of commendation from the AVP of Academic Programs for their FAR files, an electronic certificate (“badge”) for their webpage, and eligibility to apply for a grant of up to $1000 for travel to a WAC- or writing-related scholarly conference. Those accepted to the certificate program will also receive a copy of John C. Bean’s Engaging Ideas, a book rich with ideas
    for teaching with writing and critical thinking.

    Candidates will have two academic years to complete certificate requirements.
    Portfolios and travel grant applications will be evaluated by the WAC Advisory Committee.
  • Certificate Requirements:
    1. WAC Workshops:
     EITHER 1) “Proposing or Revising Your         Upper-Division Writing Course” and any       two  additional WAC workshops,
    OR 2) “Using Writing to Learn in Any            Class", “Designing Effective Writing                  Prompts for Any Class", “Providing                    Formative Feedback for Student Writers”  and any two additional  WAC workshops.
    2. A Portfolio containing:
        a) 2-3 writing-to-learn activities relevant         to the candidate’s discipline
         b) 1 prompt for a formal writing                         assignment  relevant to the candidate’s             discipline.
        c) A 500-750 word reflection that 1)                   describes  the course and learning                       outcome(s) to which the candidate’s                   activities and prompt apply  (150 words or  fewer), 2) explains how and to what end these activities and prompt would  be used in the described course, and 3) reflects upon how the WAC  workshops will inform the candidate’s         future teaching.
  • Email Leslie Bruce at lbruce@fullerton.edu for futher information on the WAC program.
  • WAC Certificate RubricPDF File
  • WAC Certificate 2019PDF File
  • WAC Travel Grant 2019PDF File

Faculty Teaching and Learning Certificate  

 

This certificate is specifically designed for faculty who would like to dig deeper into best practices regarding teaching and learning in higher education. The certificate consists of 5 modules which will be offered on Friday’s over the course of a  semester. Participation limited to 40 faculty members each semester. 

For further information, please email the FDC at fdc@fullerton.edu

Graduate Student Teaching Learning Certificate 

 

The Graduate Student Teaching certificate. The FDC offers a certificate specifically designed for graduate students who are interested in learning more about teaching in higher education. The certificate consists of 5 modules which will be offered over the fall 2019 semester. Space is limited to 40 graduate students each semester. 

For further information regarding this program, please email the FDC at fdc@fullerton.edu . 

 

LDRSHIP 

A series  leadership workshops designed for faculty who want to sharpen their leadership aptitudes, proficiencies and competencies within the current complex diverse contexts of cultural and political environment. Participants who complete both workshops will receive a Certificate of Completion in Effective Leadership through Diversity

Leadership Redesign – Transform your leadership paradigm to meet the changing needs of diversity

An examination and redesign of your leadership through the lens of your own lived experiences, anchoring values, and cultural alignments. Challenge your leadership competencies and create new leadership paradigms for success in our diverse environment to achieve authentic integration.  Understand and identify your own and others’ leadership strengths with cultural foundations. Learn unity building strategies with just, equitable, inclusive practices

  Leadership Power and Strengths across Cultures and Politics

Understand your and institutional power dynamics contexts for leadership. Develop your own leadership power for change. Strengthen your leadership effectiveness through cultural and political crossfires and alliances. Gain practical skills to lead diverse, divisive, or divergent teams under complex organizations