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Faculty Development Resources

Are you looking for high quality professional development content? Please see the information below and access the resources that can be used in the time and place that is convenient to you.

20-Minute Mentor

University of Louisiana Monroe Subscription

As a member of our campus community this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you. 20-Minute Mentor Commons offers on-demand versions of their popular 20-Minute Mentor programs, covering a broad range of faculty development topics. Sign up today and help energize your higher education career.

 STEP 1: Activate your 20-Minute Mentor Commons subscription

1.       Go to www.magnapubs.com/sitelicense/registration.html?v=magna688

2.       Enter information in each of the required fields.  In the Authorization Code box, enter our group Authorization Code that was sent in an email to faculty, and click Submit.

 Please note: entering the Authorization Code is done only once.


 STEP 2: Access the 20-Minute Mentor Commons library

1.       Go to www.magnapubs.com/profile.

2.       Enter your email address & password & click Submit. If you do not know or remember your account password, use “Forget your password?” to reset it.

3.       On the left side of the screen, under My Account, My Online Access, select Subscriptions. The online content you have access to will be listed to the right. Click the appropriate link to view the content.


Access to 20-Minute Mentor Commons is also available to registered members at www.mentorcommons.com.


Please do not share the Authorization Code with anyone outside our campus community.

 Need help?

·         Call 800-433-0499 ext. 2 (outside the U.S. & Canada call 608-246-3590 ext. 2.). Our office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.

·         Email support@magnapubs.com 



2016 University Week Keynote Address and Workshop Information

Keynote Session: Help Students Develop Metacognitive Strategies to Successfully Negotiate the College Transitional Year and Beyond                                                                                 Speaker: Saundra McGuire, Ph.D. 

Keynote PowerPoint

Workshop #1 Increasing Student Motivation Stem Faculty PowerPoint

Workshop#2 Increasing Student Motivation All faculty PowerPoint

Teaching Metacognition Strategies to Individuals and Groups

Workshop Implementation Handout