New Faculty


Faculty new to UMB can complement their university and departmental onboarding with the FCTL. Working with individuals or small groups, the Center can help new faculty navigate the following topics, among others 

  • Syllabus Basics
  • The First Day of Class 
  • Effective Lecturing Strategies 
  • Active Learning Techniques for All Class Sizes 
  • Designing Effective PPTs for Learning 
  • Writing Effective Exams 
  • Alternative Assessment Strategies 

If you are a new faculty member who would like to explore these and other teaching and learning topics, or if you are a department or program interested in scheduling a customized workshop for your team, please contact the FCTL at