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New Faculty Teaching Workshop, Laying the Foundation for Teaching Competence

Date 2023-09-11 1002 Clicks

On September 5th, the Office of Academic Affairs' Center for Teacher Professional Development held the "New Faculty Teaching Workshop for 2023 Academic Year" at the Chueh-Sheng Building, with the participation of 14 new faculty members. Dr. Tzong-Ru Tsai, the Dean of Academic Affairs, explained that the workshop was designed to assist new faculty members in enhancing their teaching skills, ensuring a good start to their teaching careers.

Dr. Li-Chun Li, the Director of the Center for Teacher Professional Development, spoke on the theme "Teaching Matters at Tamkang," highlighting that university faculty members have responsibilities not only in teaching but also in research and counseling and service. She then provided explanations and recommendations regarding topics such as "teaching planning," "teaching assessment," "teaching workshops," "teaching awards and grants," and "teaching research and promotion," suggesting that teachers can plan and prepare accordingly based on their individual needs or interests. The workshop featured presentations by Prof. Yen-Ling Lin from the Department of Economics, Prof. Yi-Hsuan Wang from the Department of Educational Technology, and Associate Prof. Min-Fen Tu from the Department of Business Administration. They shared their experiences in teaching methods, technology support, and instructional design, along with practical activities to help new faculty members validate their teaching approaches and prepare for the upcoming semester.

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