• Online and Virtual Teaching Checklist of Basic Skills

    Online and Virtual Teaching Checklist of Basic Skills

    Teaching Online or Virtual requires that you have proper training in order to be successful. Click to assess how ready you are to provide a quality learning experience in the Online, Virtual, or some combination of the two, environment.


Center for Faculty Excellence

Welcome to the Center! Our mission is to facilitate the professional development of faculty in their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service. Please explore our website to learn about our training and grant opportunities, as well as a host of other resources to support your professional development and career advancement.

COVID-19 Concerns:  Addressing Protocol Issues

Tune in to this previously recorded session, moderated by the Center's director, Dr. Mary Ballard, to learn more about Southeastern 's COVID-19 protocols for Spring 2021. Speakers included:

  • Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students

  • Curtis Meyers, Director, Student Advocacy and Accountability

  • Kim Bergeron, Director, Student Accessibility Services

Teaching online? Take the course:

Teaching Online at Southeastern:  Teaching by a New Code

A course to assist you in planning, developing and teaching your Online, Virtual and Hybrid courses!

This extensive course is located in Moodle and teaches the best skills and practices for teaching in the online environment.  Based upon the format of your class, you may select one or more of the three pathways to earn the credential that's right for you.  Or, you may decide to complete all three pathways and earn four credentials: Online, Hybrid (F2F/Online), Virtual and Hybrid (F2F/Virtual).  

Go beyond the "buttonology" taught in workshops and webinars and learn the basics of proper course design and alignment.  This course also serves as a model course and meets all certification standards.

Click here to learn more!

Course Design
Panopto Video Platform
Ally Accessibility Tool


CFE Services & Resources


CFE seal    Spotlight on Excellence


Lillian Stiegler (Communication Sciences & Disorders) and colleagues in private practice presented and recorded a webinar titled “From Echolalia to Self-Generated Language: Case Studies in Natural Language Acquisition” for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  

David Burley (Sociology) was featured in an article on recent trends for graduates during COVID-19 on the website Zippia: The Career Expert


Two History and Political Science faculty members presented papers at the virtual 2021 South Central Renaissance Conference March 25-27. Samantha Perez presented “’Of Such Incalculable Richness’: Japan in the Early Modern European Imagination,” and William B. Robison presented “Imperial Meddler/Marian Mentor: Eustace Chapuys and Mary Tudor in Film and Television.