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Faculty Development and Diversity organizes events and provides material to enhance faculty learning. We aim for faculty to gain practical information and skills that can be applied to their work and broaden their understanding of key topics relevant to faculty careers. This section is designed as a repository of materials and resources distributed at past events and is also regularly updated with new and relevant material as they become available. There is also a wealth of information on the Office of Inclusion & Equity resources page (login required).
In addition, we sponsor a Lending Library of material relevant to working in higher education, faculty careers, diversity, equity and inclusion. The lending library is located at the office for Faculty Development and Diversity at NYUAD. It is intended as a resource for faculty development and is available for use by NYUAD faculty. Any member of the community with a faculty appointment may borrow a book.
NYU Center for Faculty Advancement
This center is for the entire NYU community to recruit, retain, develop and advance faculty research, scholarship teaching and service work. The office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity at NYUAD works closely with The Center to align programming and other opportunities so that they are available to our faculty in NYUAD.
NYU Abu Dhabi is committed to the principles of shared governance and has established a variety of representative bodies and institutional procedures for their constituencies to contribute to internal governance and decision-making processes in an advisory capacity. The Governance page is found here. NYUAD Faculty are governed by the NYU Faculty Handbook.
The Hilary Ballon Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
The HBC for Excellence in Teaching and Learning provides NYU Abu Dhabi faculty and instructors with resources for teaching. Supporting meaningful interaction with new ideas and people for impactful learning.
To meet your online teaching needs during remote instruction there are a variety of technologies available to NYUAD Faculty and Instructors. The Academic Technology team and Library have created the Academic Technology Support Fund and you can learn more and apply specific needs such as a microphone here.
19 Washington Square North
19 Washington Square North is a gateway for scholarly and institutional connectivity between NYU's Abu Dhabi and New York campuses.
The Library is committed to providing access to our resources and facilities in order to ensure academic continuity for teaching, learning and research while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the NYUAD community.
Throughout the Fall 2020 semester, we will use this page as the main source of communication for students, faculty and staff. We will continue to update this page as policies and procedures change.
Below, we’ve highlighted a few informational sections that may be especially helpful as you prepare your teaching and research for the Fall 2020 semester. The rest can be found in the page linked above.
Faculty, students and staff now have 3 options for accessing physical items, or requesting digitization of items, from the NYUAD Library collection using the Fall 2020 Request Form.
Faculty can continue to use the paging system via Bobcat.
Faculty can now request items from NYU Libraries in NY.
Our librarians, archivists, data specialists, and technologists are on Zoom, too.
Course reserves: We have moved to an online course reserves model for the fall semester. Library staff can look for e-versions of items available for your course. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requests.
Library instruction: Request a subject- or course-specific library instruction class for your students. Contact your Liaison Librarian.
Teaching Tech help: Get help with academic technology tools, including NYU Classes, Zoom and NYU Stream.
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The Faculty Resource Network (FRN) at New York University is an award-winning professional development initiative that sponsors programs for faculty members from a consortium of over 50 colleges and universities. The Network hosts lectures, symposia, and intensive seminars, all of which are designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning at its member and affiliate institutions.
NYU has an institutional membership at this organization which provides professional development for faculty and staff working in higher education. https://www.academicimpressions.com/
National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The NCFDD is an organization that holds virtual events, webinars and workshops that are focused on the topics that faculty members need to thrive in academia. NYU has an institutional membership which allows NYUAD faculty members to take advantage of these resources. The NYUAD Faculty Summer Scholars program supports faculty participation in the NCFDD 12 week online Faculty Success Program.
Grants for Publication Support
NYUAD makes available grants supporting the preparation of books, book chapters, articles, etc. for publication in the following categories:
Peer-reviewed, research-based, scholarly publications
Publications for a general academic audience and literary works
The following funding options are currently available to faculty teaching at NYUAD:
NYU Abu Dhabi is a world-class center of cutting-edge research, scholarship, and cultural activity. Situated at a strategic hemispheric crossroads in a rapidly evolving city, NYUAD has established the NYUAD Institute, a fully equipped center for advanced study and research, and hosting research projects, labs, and groups of visiting faculty selected according to the highest standards from NYU and other universities around the world. In addition, NYUAD faculty from across the arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, and the professions are awarded individual research grants to carry out creative scholarship and conduct research on issues of major disciplinary, multidisciplinary, and global significance. Below are descriptions for a select number of our research and funding programs at NYUAD.
Included here are the materials and resources distributed at faculty workshops and training sessions.
Sarah Bray, Advice to Deans, Department Heads and Search Committees for Recruiting Diverse Faculty (PDF), Inside Higher Ed, July 19, 2018
Zachary A. Smith, The Best Search Committees (PDF), The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 31, 2016
Alina Tugend, How to Keep Faculty Searches on Track (PDF), The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 06, 2019
Matthew D. Lieberman, David Rock, Heidi Grant Halvorson, and Christine Cox, "Breaking Bias Updated: The SEEDS ModelTM (PDF)," Neuro Leadership Journal, Volume Six, November 2015
Stefanie K. Johnson, David R. Hekman, and Elsa T. Chan, "If There's Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There's Statistically No Chance She'll Be Hired, Harvard Business Review," April 26, 2016
Candidate Rating Form (PDF)
Bernadette Dillon, and Julie Bourke, "The Six Signature Traits of Inclusive Leadership (PDF)," Deloitte University Press, 2016
Robert Kegan, and Lisa Lahey, "The Real Reason People Won't Change (PDF)," Harvard Business Review, November 2001
Uncovering Your Immunity to Change. A guide to the ground-breaking work of Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey: A simple, powerful tool for learning to see and overcome the beliefs that hold you back(PDF)
Wei Zheng, Ronit Kark, and Alyson Meister, "How Women Manage the Gendered Norms of Leadership," Harvard Business Review, November 28, 2018
Catherine Shea Sanger and Nancy W. Gleason, Diversity and Inclusion in Global Higher Education: Lessons from Across Asia, Palgrave Press 2020.
Bryan Dewsbury and Cynthia J. Brame, "Inclusive Teaching" CBE-Life Sciences Education as part of the Evidence-Based Teaching Guides series, Volume 18, No2. April 26, 2019
Kimberly D. Tanner, "Structure Matters: Twenty-One Teaching Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Cultivate Classroom Equity", published in CBE-Life Sciences Education as part of the Features collection, Volume 12, No 3.
Bennett, Janet M. "Defining, Measuring, and Facilitating Intercultural Learning: A Conceptual Introduction to the Intercultural Education Double Supplement." Intercultural Education 20, no S1-2 (2009): 1-13. (PDF)
Choy, Siew Chee, Daljeet Singh, Yow Lin Liew, Mun Yee Lee, Audrey Malenee, and Norkhadirah Anuar. "Influence of Culture on Students' Awareness of How and Why They Learn." Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction 12, (2015): 49-67.
Nguyen, Phuong-Mai. "Culturally Appropriate Pedagogy: The Case of Group Learning in a Confucian Heritage Culture Context." Intercultural Education Journal 17, no.1
Jeffrey J. Selingo, "The New Generation of Students: How Colleges can Recruit, Teach and Serve Gen Z (PDF)," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2018