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Interdisciplinary Design Collaborative (a learning community)

With MSU at the center of the state’s intellectual economy and with so many faculty and students that engage Design from disparate areas of campus, creating an interdisciplinary group could lead to a more unified campus network of makers and thinkers. This learning community could facilitate alternative educational models, inform collaborative research practices, and further…

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HOBI@CANR = Hybrid, Online and Blended Instruction at CANR

Instructors at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are invited to our community to search for solutions to issues they may be having related to online instruction, to learn from colleagues, and to share techniques that might be useful for others.  Our focus is on both individual courses and the broader view of online…

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GTA Virtual Lunch & Learn Best Practices TLC (Teaching Learning Community)

The GTA TLC meets twice a month to present and discuss best practices in teaching and learning, new and emerging pedagogy and new research in teaching. Anyone interested in learning about best practices in teaching from GTAs in various instructional settings is welcome to join and contribute their knowledge and practices in the teaching space.

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Digital Humanities Pedagogy Learning Community

The DH Pedagogy LC brings together educators from across campus who are new to digital humanities methods and theories and interested in integrating these approaches into their undergraduate courses. Digital humanities methods ‚Äì such as annotation, digital curation, mapping, text analysis, visualization, and social media analysis ‚Äì allow students to explore topics of the humanities…

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Department of Animal Science Teaching and Learning Community (ANS TLC)

The Department of Animal Science Teaching and Learning Community (ANS TLC) will address educational topics that are proposed by members of the Department of Animal Science (ANS) and additional ANS TLC members. For 2021, workshops will focus on discussions among ANS faculty/staff and ANS TLC members in order to align departmental SLOs across courses. The…

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Anti-Racist Strategies for Teaching, Learning and Faculty Development Efforts

It is so strange that white academics and staff routinely conduct research in our own areas of expertise, yet as soon as issues of racism come to the fore, we ask our colleagues of color to teach us. Are anti-racist topics not worthy of the white academic’s own self-directed time and efforts? This community will…

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Alternative Modes for Early Literacy and Language Instruction

The disruption caused by Covid-19 has significantly affected early literacy instruction throughout the country, in particular students from low-income, urban, and rural communities. The lack of access to technological tools like high-speed internet and electronic devices has greatly disadvantaged students of this population. The goal of this learning community is to support efforts ongoing to…

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Adams Academy 2.0 Learning Community

As a group of former Adams Academy Fellows, our learning community extends the work of the Adams Academy by focusing on what Huber and Hutchins call ‚Äúgoing public‚Äù with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. With that said, we aim to ‚Äúbuild an audience‚Äù for SoTL at MSU by focusing on three questions: Who would…

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Accessible Course Design: Instruction for All through Universal Design for Learning

The Accessible Course Design Learning Community takes a practice-based approach to exploring accessibility and Universal Design for Learning in face to face and online settings. Our goal is to develop our own accessible teaching practices, while creating and promoting accessibility to the campus community.

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Advancing Online Graduate Programs

(formerly called Charting the Future of Online Graduate Education at Michigan State University) Program coordinators and directors of online graduate programs across the university face a unique set of challenges in meeting their educational missions. This group provides a forum to discuss common challenges and a means to leverage collective resources to implement strategies. It…

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