CFD supports ODU 教师 with training & mentoring in 教学 & 教育学,研究 & scholarship, and professional development.

I am pleased to welcome you to Old Dominion University's Center for 教师 Development. As a university dedicated to innovation in research, 教学, and scholarly activities, the Center furthers Old Dominion University's commitment to educational excellence. 教师 at all ranks will find resources at the Center to enhance their career planning and advancement. The Center provides opportunities for faculty to develop effective 教学 and learning strategies, participate in workshops aimed at promoting collegial conversations, and engage in forums to highlight faculty accomplishments.

——奥古斯汀. Agho, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost's Spotlight

The Fall 2023 Provost's Spotlight honored Dr. Yuping Liu-Thompkins, Department of Marketing. Dr. Yuping Liu-Thompkins, a marketing expert, is the founder of ODU's Loyalty Science Lab. 忠诚实验室, 有1,200 followers worldwide, conducts scientific research on brand and customer loyalty and collaborates with local companies. Dr. Liu-Thompkins has received numerous awards for her work, including the Strome College of Business 研究 Award. She has also been a visiting professor at several prestigious universities around the world, where she has gained valuable insights and experience. Dr. Liu-Thompkins is passionate about 教学 and connecting with students and the business community.

Provost's Spotlight Archive



Exploring the Potential of AI in 教学, 学习, and 研究: Frequently Asked Questions

Mentorship Empowerment

Excellent mentoring empowers faculty to be the best they can be. Learn more about what ODU has to offer.


Offering faculty resources tied to 教学 and learning, research success and professional development.


ODU is serious about the ethics of research. The link below takes you to vital information about research integrity and scientific misconduct and ODU’s policies about these matters.


访问 this site for webinars focused on faculty development.

Classroom Observation

Consultations and observations are designed to help teachers become more reflective and skilled professionals.

教师论坛 & 沙龙

访问 this link to listen to informative conversations from our 教师论坛 and 沙龙.


访问 this link to find essays written by Old Dominion University faculty members on a variety of instructional strategies that may be useful in your courses.


Get helpful analytics and course redesign template information.

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Consultations can include advice tied to career development, classroom instruction, mentorship and/or academic success.