Services for Faculty

The Center offers a variety of resources and services to support teaching for Mercer faculty. Individual faculty members, departments, programs, and colleges and schools can request services specific to their needs using the Center contact information. Currently, the following services are provided.

Faculty Development Programs and Events

Each semester, the Center provides faculty development events in various formats, such as lunch and learns, workshops, and longer programs.

Course/Program/Department Consultation

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers confidential, independent consultation services to faculty members, departments, or programs for any needs related to teaching, course design, syllabus review, program alignment, class observation, or anything unique to a teaching and learning situation. Please use the contact form provided on this site or call 478-301-4185 to schedule a consultation. Dr. Codone will meet you at your location for consultations and can arrange any programming resulting from them.

Consultations may cover but are not limited to the following:

  • Teaching strategies
  • Learning goals for a course
  • A course’s function within a disciplinary or program curriculum
  • Overall course design
  • Online course design and delivery and face-to-face classroom delivery
  • Syllabi construction, both substantive and formal
  • Assignment design and construction
  • Written assignments, tests, and other methods of assessing student learning and performance
  • Grading methods and policies
  • Freely available instructional technologies suitable for classroom delivery
  • Lesson planning
  • Student engagement techniques
  • Classroom configuration
  • Alignment with department/program/school outcomes for assessment purposes

The Center can help faculty members with course planning, teaching, assessment, and many other activities related to teaching and learning. The independent, confidential help the Center provides can maximize student learning and increase the prestige and value of a Mercer education.