Faculty Enhancement Center
The Faculty Enhancement Center is located on the ground floor of the Nimitz Library building. The Center consists of the following three offices:
- Center for Teaching and Learning. The Center for Teaching and Learning supports the faculty in providing the highest quality instruction for midshipmen through workshops, individual consultations, classroom observations, teaching effectiveness workshops, teaching portfolio workshop, mentors, and print and video resources. The phone number for the Office of Teaching and Learning is: 410-293-2506.
- Instructional Development Support Center (IDSC). A part of the Office of Teaching and Learning, the Instructional Development Support Center (IDSC) is a centralized, client-oriented support facility that introduces emerging instructional technologies and helps faculty integrate appropriate technology into the teaching, learning, and assessment processes. The IDSC offers short courses in various software programs, such as the use of Blackboard, and assists the faculty in developing course materials. The Instructional Development Support Center phone number is: 410-293-2508.
- Office of Research and Scholarship. The Office of Research and Scholarship contributes to a rich learning environment at Naval Academy by providing basic and applied research opportunities for midshipmen and faculty. Through these research activities, midshipmen can be exposed to the critical requirements of the sea services, and faculty are able to contribute to Navy and the Marine Corps capabilities. The Office of Research and Scholarship phone numbers are: 410-293-2504 or 2509.