Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) & Institutes

For further information about FLCs and Institutes, please contact TRC.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Classroom FLC

The purpose of this Faculty Learning Community, co-funded by the University Diversity Committee (UDC)and the TRC, and co-facilitated by members of the UDC is to provide interested faculty members with time, space, and support to investigate in an interdisciplinary, collaborative setting questions regarding diversity and inclusion in the classroom. Participants will meet monthly to discuss readings, develop assignments, and reflect on their teaching practices and experiences. In addition, there will be a (no more than) 3 day Institute in the summer.

New(er) Faculty Learning Community (Yrs. 2-4)

The purpose of this Faculty Learning Community (NFLC) is to provide faculty members in years 1-4 with time, space, support, and resources to investigate and integrate high-impact, evidence-based teaching practices in a course (or courses) of their choosing. Participants will be expected to meet monthly as a group, to read and participate in discussions about the literature regarding evidence-based teaching practices, how people learn, and best course design principles and to integrate and assess the impact of at least one evidence-based teaching into a course s/ he will teach. The NFLC will meet every month.

[Last updated June 2019]