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Teaching Communities

Teaching Communities encompass a range of configurations and styles of faculty engagement in which faculty empower faculty in extended dialog, inquiry, and discovery around a topic of common concern, interest, or relevance to the community participants.  There are two types of faculty communities on teaching of varying scope, scale, and intensity:


While participating in a teaching community, faculty will:

  • Form meaningful connections with colleagues;
  • Have the opportunity to explore a topic of common concern, interest, or relevance; and
  • Have the opportunity to apply what is learned to their teaching.