Are you a university faculty who wants to deliver engaging lessons in English? In the three-week Intensive Faculty Development Program, you’ll learn how to construct student-centered courses, develop your own active learning materials and observe University of Washington courses for inspiration.


3 Weeks


9–20 Hours/Week

English Level

Intermediate to Advanced

F-1 Visa


What You’ll Do

  • Create student-centered learning activities
  • Create appropriate materials that support the objectives of a lesson
  • Assess students’ learning at several points during a course to adjust lessons and help students organize new knowledge
  • Learn how to implement the principles of metacognition and student-centered active learning

Program Features

  • Opportunity to create a portfolio of course materials and resources
  • Collaborative group work and feedback from classmates

Who Should Apply

This program is designed for international faculty with intermediate to advanced English skills. For admissions requirements, see How to Apply.


In the first two weeks of the program, classes meet Monday through Friday for a total of 20 hours per week. During the third week, classes meet three days a week for a total of nine hours per week, plus additional time for UW course observations.


Please contact us for details.