Teaching in the Learning College Courses
The initial product from EDU-Connect is an online workshop for new and adjunct
faculty called Teaching in the Learning College, with versions for community
college and university faculty and TAs.
What is Teaching in the Learning College?
Frequently Asked Questions Teaching
in the Learning College FAQs (DOC 40KB)
How Much Does the Course Cost?
Pricing Plans Pricing
Plans (DOC 52KB)
Which Colleges Are Offering The Course?
The following colleges and universities are among those currently offering
Teaching in the Learning College courses to their faculty. The educators
managing the delivery of the courses have graciously agreed to discuss
deployment and other issues with you. Please contact them Current_College_Clients
(DOC 31KB) at your convenience.
- The Art Institutes
- ILCCO (Illinois Community Colleges Online) Learning Academy
- Miami-Dade Community College
- Tyler Junior College
- The University of Cincinnati
- The University of Minnesota
- Valencia Community College
What Do Participants Say?
(Text, audio and video clips of Valencia participants -- in progress)
Tell Me About The Pilot Research
Valencia Community College piloted several cohorts of Teaching in the Learning
College in the spring and fall of 2001. The results were very positive. An
internal newsletter summary of the pilots, Faculty Development Goes Online
Development Goes Online (DOC 26KB) by David Hosman describes the results.
A complete research report Valencia
Scenarios Research (DOC 64KB)
was presented to the CDLT along with an executive summary Scenarios
CDLT Report – Executive Summary (DOC 29KB).
What Publications Refer to The Courses?
Excerpt from John Tagg, The Learning Paradigm College, 2003, pp. 149-154, Anker
Publishing ( ),
“More recently, Valencia has attempted to expand the potential
reach of faculty development with the support of technology. Using software
developed for online faculty development courses, Valencia has piloted
a problem-based Internet course…”
Excerpt from P. Nellis, D. Hosman and C. Armstead, in G. E. Watts (Ed.),
Web-Based Faculty Development Using Time- Revealed Scenarios, in Enhancing
Community Colleges Through Professional Development (New Directions for
Community Colleges Series, ERIC, Number 120, Winter 2002), John Wiley and
Sons/Jossey-Bass, San Francisco
I Want to Learn More courseinfo the Course Software and PBL
While Scenarios™ is the name of a specific problem-based learning software
from WisdomTools, Inc and Indiana University, the utilization of “scenarios,” stories
and case studies as valuable tools for fostering reflection, judgment and deep
insight is well documented in a number of online learning and problem-based