Professional Development Opportunities

Call for Proposals - 2019 ATXpo IdeaLab at Santa Clara University

The ATXpo is a one-day, Monday, October 7th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., collaborative event that brings together faculty, instructors, students, and staff from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University and Saint Mary's College of California to share, discuss, and promote effective practices for teaching and learning with technology.  Submit an IdeaLab proposal, where you will have the opportuntiy to share innovative uses of academic technology in the Bay Area. Proposals are due Friday, August 30.  The proposal process is fairly simple. To begin, please review the Call for Proposals webpage. 

eCampus Adobe Ambassadors Program

To support faculty members as they integrate Adobe products into the curriculum, eCampus has developed the eCampus Adobe Ambassadors Program. This program is designed to encourage the development and sharing of promising curriculum enhancement ideas. The goal is to support innovation and experimentation through the adoption of Adobe Creative Cloud applications. eCampus is awarding three faculty grants in the amount of $2,500 (USD) for the 2019-20 academic year. Proposals are due September 8, 2019. Review the RFP and visit the eCampus Adobe Ambassadors Program page to learn more.

eCampus Technology Equipment Program

The purpose of this RFP is to encourage faculty from a variety of disciplines and at varying technological competencies to redevelop their courses that will integrate technology equipment in a meaningful way into the course activities. The proposed equipment must be implemented during the Spring 2020 semester. Faculty participants will receive the equipment to be used in their course(s). Visit the eCampus Technology Equipment Program page to learn more. Contact eCampus if interested in applying during the Spring 2020 semester.

Professional Development Tracks

eCampus offers a wide variety of workshops each semester to help you develop your full potential and grow in your teaching practice. We’ve organized these options thematically into six color coded tracks to help you prioritize what you might want to focus on. 

Quality Matters Course Certification Program

If you are teaching an online or hybrid course and completed the Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Training, you may be interested in having your course certificated. This program offers faculty members a $500 stipend to revise their course to adhere to the Quality Matters Rubric. Then, the course will get submitted for Course Certification where it will undergo a rigorous review by a Quality Matters Team based upon the criteria noted in the Quality Matters Rubric. Learn more about the Course Certification Process. If interested in having your course certified, please contact Jennifer Redd.  

Quality Matters Training

Registration is open for Quality Matters trainings. These include online, asynchronous courses. Through these trainings, you will learn how to apply the Quality Matters Rubric Standards to an online/hybrid course, how to apply the concept of alignment to various course components, and how to provide helpful recommendations to the instructor. Certificates will be available upon completion of the course.

All courses require payment of a $25 registration fee at time of registration. This is to pay for the extensive materials made available as well as to offset the facilitation costs. If you are interested in registering for the training, please fill out the Quality Assurance Training - Registration Form.


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