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NMT Academic Affairs

Faculty Development

At New Mexico Tech we support ongoing professional development of faculty.  This includes hosting guest speakers and running workshops on a variety of topics.  We also have regularly scheduled focused training events, such as those described below.

AA Newsletter Submissions

Would you like to submit a department or individual accomplishment for inclusion in an upcoming Academic Affairs newsletter?  If so, please visit our submission page.  Images for use in the newsletter should be emailed to michael.jackson@nmt.edu.  Please include a caption and photo credit for the image.  If there are individuals in the picture, please include their names and information (e.g., major).


Faculty Development Week

Every year the Office of Academic Affairs organizes workshops for the week prior to the beginning of the fall semester on a variety of topics of interest to faculty.  If you have suggestions for future workshops or guest speakers contact Michael Jackson. The schedule for the 2023 Professional Development Week for Faculty and Staff can be found here.

Syllabus Template (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024)

Archived Information


Orientation for New Faculty

Prior to the beginning of the fall semester the Office of Academic Affairs runs a day-long training session for new faculty members.  For more information contact Michael Jackson.

2023 New Faculty Workshop

Archived Information

Survival Kit for New NMT Faculty Members

Academic Honesty Resources


Senate Faculty Development Committee

The Faculty Senate has a very active Faculty Development Committee, which organizes mentorship for new faculty and training events every semester.  Events and activities for the upcoming year will be posted here at a later date. 

Canvas Training Opportunities for Spring 2024

Canvas Training Opportunities for Fall 2023

Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Teaching Tea Time (Wednesdays, Noon - 1 pm, CITL, Speare 113; unless otherwise noted)

Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Faculty Research Presentations, The Raul & Shari Deju University House 

Research Ethics @ NMT series

Other Events

This training is perfect for instructors who are new to LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor, or those who want a refresher on how to use these applications to ensure academic integrity during online exams. Training dates (September 13, 19, 26; October 5, 11), time, and registration for this and other sessions (e.g., Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams) can be found here.

  • Updated Requirements from NSF: the 2024 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, Wednesday, March 13, noon - 1 pm, Speare 113 (CITL), Dr. Judy McShannon
  • The Technology Enhancement Fund (TEF): A cost share source, Wednesday, March 27, noon - 1 pm, Speare 113 (CITL), Dr. Judy McShannon

Faculty Development Resources

A collection of useful resources on a variety of topics can be found in our Faculty Development Resources Google Drive Folder.  Note: this material is only accessible from New Mexico Tech authorized accounts. The material is also available upon request to Michael Jackson at michael.jackson@nmt.edu

Other relevant faculty resource pages include:

New Mexico Tech Academic Honesty Resources

Assessment of Student Learning at New Mexico Tech

Student Privacy (FERPA)

NMT Academic Affairs Calendar (includes most scheduled development activities)

Resources specific to the 2020-2021 academic year