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A&S Faculty Learning Communities

A&S Faculty Learning Communities are interdisciplinary faculty groups engaged in an active, collaborative, semester- or year-long initiative. 

A&S Faculty Learning Community Application Form

Proposals for a Faculty Learning Community should focus on a topic within:

  • Teaching, student learning, community building and/or
  • Academic writing, grant proposals, scholarship of teaching and learning, or other forms of scholarship

Cross-college and cross-campus collaborations are welcome. The group facilitator or one of the co-facilitators must be a full-time faculty member from A&S/Athens campus.

The application deadline is Monday, June 18, 2018. 

A&S Faculty Learning Communities Funded to Date

2018-19

Improving Learning Using Effective Writing Assignments in Any Discipline

Facilitator: Kim Thompson, Lecturer of Environmental & Plant Biology

Professional Development of TAs

Facilitator: Muriel Gallego, Associate Professor of Spanish, Language Program Director and Supervisor of Spanish TAs, Department of Modern Languages

Teaching Book and Print History Across the Disciplines

Facilitators: Joe McLaughlin, Associate Professor of English; Nicole Reynolds, Associate Professor of English; Miriam Intrator, Special Collections Librarian, Mahn Center, Alden Library

Women in STEEM

Facilitators: Kelly Bubp, Lecturer of Mathematics; Tia McDonald, Assistant Professor of Economics

2017-18

Collaborative Grant Proposal Writing Group

Facilitator: Darcey Allan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Integrating Feminist Pedagogy Online

Facilitator: Loran Marsan, Lecturer, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Professional Development of TAs

Facilitator: Muriel Gallego, Associate Professor of Spanish, Language Program Director and Supervisor of Spanish TAs, Department of Modern Languages

Team Teaching in an Online Course

Facilitator: Yeong Kim, Associate Professor of Geography

2016-17

Evaluating Student Evaluations of Teaching

Facilitator: Daniel Phillips, Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Director of the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics

Incorporating Team-Based Learning (TBL) into the Classroom

Facilitators: Charlie Morgan, Assistant Professor of Sociology; Raymond Frost, Professor of Management Information Systems

Professional Development of TAs

Facilitator: Muriel Gallego, Associate Professor of Spanish, Language Program Director and Supervisor of Spanish TAs, Department of Modern Languages

The Aging Studies Learning Community

Facilitator: Julie Suhr, Professor of Psychology

2015-16

Declining by Degrees: Faculty Learning Community on Social Media, Email, and Notetaking

Facilitator: Robin Muhammad, Chair and Associate Professor of African American Studies

Global Education and Diverse Classrooms: Developing Resources to Support Multilingual Students and Their Teachers

Facilitators: Dawn Bikowski, Director of English Language Improvement Program, Department of Linguistics; Talinn Phillips, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Director of Graduate Writing & Research Center

Professional Development of Graduate Teaching Assistants: Developing Resources for TAs

Facilitator: Muriel Gallego, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Language Program Director and Supervisor of Spanish TAs, Department of Modern Languages

The Flipped Classroom Using Team-Based Learning

Facilitators: Charlie Morgan, Assistant Professor of Sociology; Raymond Frost, Professor of Management Information Systems

2014-15

Challenges in Teaching

Facilitators: Neil Bernstein, Associate Professor, Department of Classics & World Religions; Herta Rodina, Associate Professor of French, Department of Modern Languages

Global Education and Diverse Classrooms: Towards a Model to Support Multilingual Students at Ohio University

Facilitators: Dawn Bikowski, Director of English Language Improvement Program, Department of Linguistics; Talinn Phillips, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Director of Graduate Writing & Research Center

Incorporating Team-Based Learning (TBL) into the Classroom

Facilitators: Charlie Morgan, Assistant Professor, Sociology; Raymond Frost, Professor of Management Information Systems

Professional Development of Graduate Teaching Assistants: Challenges and Possible Solutions for the Training of TAs in Faculty-Like Positions

Facilitator: Muriel Gallego, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Language Program Director and Supervisor of Spanish TAs, Department of Modern Languages

Teaching Cinema Across Disciplines

Facilitators: Katarzyna Marciniak, Professor, Department of English; Michael B. Gillespie, Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts, School of Film, Department of African American Studies

Departmental Social Media

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