Teaching Resources at WKU
Western Kentucky University offers support to its faculty in developing their teaching and research. This page shares information about and links to units that can help WKU faculty in their teaching and research endeavors as well as resources for faculty to recommend to students.
Center for Faculty Development
The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) provides and facilitates services to support the scholarly and pedagogical work of faculty, the mentorship of new faculty, and the mentorship and training of graduate students who serve as graduate assistant instructors (GAIs) and graduate teaching assistants (GTAs).
Distance Learning Training and Events
Distance Learning offers open webinars, workshops, trainings, and events as well as departmental and disciplinary invitational events on topics related to teaching and learning with technology.
The ALIVE CCP is committed to bringing campus and community together for the enrichment of both higher education and public life. We support engaged scholarship through service-learning and community-based research as part of the WKU curriculum. We also provide numerous opportunities for volunteerism and ongoing community service.
We have Library Faculty working with each department on campus, helping faculty members and students find materials and learn to use the library. These subject specialists will customize their services to your individual needs—it's like having your own Personal Librarian!
DL Testing Center
The Distance Learning Testing Center is available to proctor exams for faculty who teach online and On Demand courses.
Office of International Programs
The Office of International Programs strives to complement Western Kentucky University's vision to be A Leading American University with International Reach through the strategic development, implementation, and management of campus-wide internationalization initiatives.
Study Abroad and Global Learning
The Office of Study Abroad and Global Learning (SAGL) serves the WKU community by engaging students, faculty, and staff in diverse, educational, and cultural experiences through faculty-led, exchange, consortia, and other study abroad opportunities.
WKU Study Away offers domestic off-campus programs that enable students to apply the lessons learned in the classroom in a practical, hands-on setting.
Student Accessibility Resource Center
When serving students with disabilities, faculty members have specific responsibilities. Visit this page to learn more about them.
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