Faculty Learning Communities & Book Discussion Groups

Would you like to join with other faculty to talk about teaching?  Are you interested in exploring instructional topics with a small, interdisciplinary group of faculty?  Then consider becoming a member of a Faculty Learning Community.  Faculty members may select a book to discuss, engage in the Teaching Observation Partners, and/or determine an instructional improvement project of interest to the group.

New Faculty Learning Community

Are you in your first or second year of teaching at UCA? If so, this learning community is for you! Gather with other new UCA instructors to begin building a support network and resources to support your success under the guidance of a seasoned professional, Dr. Patricia Kohler-Evans, Professor of Elementary, Literacy, and Director of the Mashburn Center of Learning.

Dates: Mondays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.  (February 12 & 26, March 12 & 26, April 9 & 23)
Facilitator: Patty Kohler-Evans
Instructional Themes: Pedagogy
Registration: Open

 Women in Academic Leadership Learning Community (WALL-C)

The WALL community exists to support and empower female leaders at UCA. Leadership is defined by role and not by position; therefore, women in all ranks and positions are eligible to participate.

Dates: Fridays, 12:00-1:00 p.m.  (January 26, February 9, March 9, April 13)
Facilitators: Amy Hawkins, Vicki Groves-Scott and Angela Barlow
Instructional Themes: Diversity
Registration: Open

Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners

Of the following words, which one doesn’t fit? Mentoring, Teaching, Researching, and Advising Education is more than giving or doing something to a student, it is the way we interact and develop because of the relationship.  Come learn more about facilitating the growth of adult learners and not sacrificing quality, time, or sanity!

Dates: Tuesdays, 12:15-1:15 p.m.  (Feb. 13, Mar. 6, Mar. 27, Apr. 24, May 8)
Facilitator: Alicia Landry
Instructional Theme: Pedagogy
Registration: Open

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