Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Elliott Hall, Room 200A
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2751
cetl@oakland.edu

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Elliott Hall, Room 200A
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2751
cetl@oakland.edu

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Learning Communities

Learning Communities are faculty-driven small groups that spend an academic year exploring a topic related to teaching and student success in higher education. Every winter faculty have an opportunity to submit an application to start an LC, and awarded LCs have $1,500 available for resources. More about Learning Communities and proposals.

2020-2021 Learning Communities

Faculty, staff, and graduate students are participating through the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Adventure, Adapt and Achieve – The Triple A’s of Teaching
Facilitator:   Subha Baskharan

Join the Adventure, Adapt, Achieve Learning Community
This learning community will identify multiple online learning strategies and tools that could be used in teaching hybrid or fully online courses to increase student engagement and foster critical thinking skills.
Open to : Faculty/Staff/Grad Students
Intersectional and Abolitionist Teaching in Higher Education Classrooms
Facilitator: Kristin McIlhagga

Join the Intersectional and Abolitionist Teaching in Higher Education Classrooms Learning Community
This learning community will will revise, adapt, and enact curricula and pedagogy for at least one winter 2022 course based on the tenets of abolitionist teaching.
Open to   : Faculty/Staff/Grad Students
Integrating Academic Integrity Instruction across Disciplines
Facilitator:   Amanda Nichols Hess

Join the Integrating Academic Integrity Instruction across Disciplines Learning Community

This Learning Community will seek to increase the hands-on learning experiences our students have related to academic integrity and scholarly ethics, members may use their experience in this learning community to reevaluate and reshape their own practices as learners or scholars.

Open to: Faculty/Staff/Grad Students

Embedded Service Learning: Design, Practice and Scholarship

Facilitator: Lorise Grey

Join the Embedded Service Learning: Design, Practice and Scholarship Learning Community

This Learning Community will explore best practices in designing a service-learning course which addresses multicultural and social justice competences, logistics involved in embedding a service-learning course within community-based organization and the theoretical and pedagogical underpinnings of service-learning.

Open to: Faculty/Staff/Grad Students

Past Learning Communities