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TLC: the Teaching and Learning Collaborative

Faculty leading the way in teaching excellence. 

TLC Spring Celebration!

Join us Thursday, May 7 3:30-5:00 to celebrate getting through the Spring 2020 semester! Bring your beverage of choice to toast each other, share secrets of getting through, and discuss plans for the summer. Click here to join through Bb Collaborate.

TLC Virtual Writers Retreat

Are you working on an article, conference or grant proposal, dissertation, book manuscript or other writing project that would benefit from devoted time of uninterrupted work this summer? Our goal is to provide a welcoming space for faculty to carve out time to write and share progress with supportive colleagues virtually.

If you'd benefit from the accountability that a group provides for structuring your writing process, we'd love for you to join us! Apply to participate in TLC's Virtual Writers' Retreat by Friday, May 22.

The Writer's Retreat will take place from Monday, June 1 to Wednesday, June 3. Check-ins will take place at 9am and 3pm during the three-day retreat to discuss progress and next steps. By signing up, you are committing to the check-ins on all three days.

TLC Teaching Scholarship Grant

TLC is pleased to announce the recipients of the TLC Teaching Scholarship Grants. The TLC Teaching Scholarship Grants were awarded based on planned work to support the systematic inquiry of student learning in CCRI classes.

  • Isabel Trombetti and Amanda Vanner -- Which Learning Module Improves Grades and Retention?
  • Lydia Rogers -- Enhancing Student Learning by Converting Virtual Isolation into a Virtual Community in Online Classes
  • Justine Egan-Kunicki and Renee Saris-Baglama -- Social Psychology in Action
  • Maria Coclin -- Increasing Social Presence in an Online Class Using Video
  • Michael Urso -- Building the Beloved Community in Prison: Teaching History within the Framework of Kingian Nonviolence

Additional details and the application form are here.

We celebrated the TLC Teaching Scholarship Grant recipients and socialized with other faculty at the TLC Award Ceremony and Faculty Social.

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Check out the full calendar of events.

Please register for TLC events here.

2019-2020 Theme

Embracing diversity, inclusiveness, and respect for all, CCRI’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (TLC) is proud to present its 2019 – 2020 theme: Building Community.

Join us in our quest to build a greater sense of community in the classroom, among colleagues, across CCRI and beyond, through professional development opportunities created by, with, and for CCRI faculty. As in the past, our goal is to support efforts to enhance the effectiveness of our teaching and the depth of our students' learning.

Mindful of the crucial role education plays in providing opportunity for all, we strive to do our part in bringing about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of the Beloved Community.