Mar 28, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
Teaching is never truly perfected. One way faculty members can get closer, though, is through groups of like-minded instructors called Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs).
FLCs are cohorts of eight to 12 faculty members who meet regularly over the course of a semester or year to engage in collaboration and discussion about teaching and learning, based on a specific theme or topic.
For the first time, the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) is inviting proposals from the Georgia Tech community for teaching-related topics and projects for FLCs.
For example, an FLC might be focused on adapting teaching methods to transform the learning environment to support all students, incorporating learning analytics into teaching, or understanding the impact of gun laws in the classroom.
Each FLC will receive a small budget for supplies and project development (around $2,000), and support from CETL consultants in the quest to reach their goals. FLC sessions will be facilitated by faculty and/or CETL consultants, depending on the needs and nature of the group.
The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, April 29. Following submissions, FLCs will be listed online and faculty may apply to participate. The deadline for participation applications will be May 31.
CETL will also continue to host its three core FLCs for Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows, Senior Faculty Teaching Fellows, and EVPR Research Faculty Teaching Fellows.
To learn more about submitting a proposal or FLCs themselves, visit www.cetl.gatech.edu/faculty/flc.