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Professional Learning Communities for Faculty

Professional learning communities provide the opportunity for a group of interdisciplinary faculty to discuss and reflect on a variety of topics related to teaching, the scholarship of teaching, active and deep learning, and other forms of faculty life, including scholarly and creative activities.

The Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning coordinates and facilitates several professional learning communities each academic year:

  1. to support the teaching and learning mission of the university;
  2. to provide a collegial, supportive, collaborative, and transdisciplinary environment for faculty to discuss and reflect on their practice as educators;
  3. to disseminate information on best-practices in teaching, pedagogy, and assessment of student learning, and to provide support to faculty with implementation;
  4. to build awareness and engage faculty in the scholarship of teaching; and
  5. to disseminate information on high-impact practices and their role in promoting deep learning and student engagement.

 

Spring 19 Offerings

Introduction to Project-Based Learning – The PLC on Introduction to Project Based Learning will provide the opportunity for a group of no more than 15 faculty to discuss and learn more about the basics of project based learning and building a learner-centered project based learning experiences. 

Register for this PLC

 

If you have an idea for a PLC or wish to develop or lead one, please contact marko.dumancic@wku.edu at the Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning to discuss your ideas and interests. We would love to work with you.


 

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 Last Modified 2/18/19