Faculty Development Course
The course prepares Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) faculty members and other selected SOF instructors to develop and teach curricula while creating an active learning environment focusing on higher levels of learning through the use of various teaching methodologies. The course is divided into two modules. Module 1: (Curriculum Design) – Student will receive lessons on learning theory, the Instructional Systems Design process, the ADDIE model, active learning, and student assessment and evaluation. Students will learn how to utilize the JSOU e-Campus Learning Management System (LMS) to deliver content to students. This instruction includes planning, tools, and techniques that are essential to provide an engaging learning experience for students through the online environment. Module 2: Developing as an Instructor) – Students will receive lesson relating to a variety of teaching methodologies and presentation techniques. Students will give two presentations (7 minute extemporaneous, and a 30 minute formal lecture).
Newly assigned/hired JSOU faculty members are top priority. SOF personnel teaching in any service or environment are the second priority. The FDC is a joint SOF academic instructor course.
There are no required texts or materials for this course.