Faculty & Staff

20-Minute Mentor

This professional development opportunity offers on-demand versions of Magna’s popular 20-Minute Mentor programs, covering a broad range of faculty development topics. These highly-focused video presentations answer a single teaching or leadership question and provide actionable insights. As a member of our campus community, this online content from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you.

Sessions topics include learning how to log in and navigate the resource, as well as viewing a specific-topic video together and discussing how it applies to your classroom and students.

Register for all sessions that interest you. You will receive an email for each session that includes all session details.

Presenter: Leah Grebner
Location: Peoria Campus, Room TBD
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, monthly on Friday afternoons

Spring 2020 Sessions

  • Session 1 (January 31, 2020): Why Intercultural Competence is Important & How Can It Improve My Teaching?
  • Session 2 (February 21, 2020): How Can I Teach Soft Skills to Better Prepare Students for the Workplace?
  • Session 3 (March 27, 2020): What is the Best Teaching Advice I Ever Received?
  • Session 4 (April 17, 2020): How Can Universities Empower Adult Learners?



If you are interested in using the 20-Minute Mentor resources, email the Teaching & Learning Center ([email protected]) for login information and instructions.