Audience New faculty; little experience New faculty; some experience Experienced faculty; mentors
Characterization Some knowledge; limited classroom experience. Benefits from background learning, advanced skills, increased experience, and mentee/mentor partnership. Sufficient knowledge; considerable classroom experience. Functions as independent instructor but would benefit from deeper pedagogical knowledge and mentoring from experienced faculty. Experienced; depth of knowledge and master teaching reputation. Perhaps an established teaching mentor at their unit, or new to role. Desires to effect change at university level.
Desired Competence Teaching essentials Teaching expertise Mentorship and advocacy
Focus Individual development for competency, effectiveness, efficiency. Individual development as an education expert; using and creating state-of-the-art teaching practices. Individual development as a mentor, sets tone and culture of unit and for university; models teaching as high impact activity.