High 5


A Faculty Commons original, High 5 is a movement toward closing the student success gaps! Develop your teaching toolkit and share ideas with colleagues about how to implement 5 high-impact strategies proven to increase student retention rates because you and your students are connecting in meaningful ways. These practices are based on research literature from ...more about High 5

Student Engagement Strand

Student Engaged

No matter how long you’ve been teaching, this transformational offering is for you! Why? We know that an engaged student is much more likely to succeed in college. The Student Engagement Strand centers on active learning and community building in the classroom. The strand begins with an interactive investigation of the most current research on ...more about Student Engagement Strand

Nuts and Bolts of College Instruction

Jen Anderson leading a session of the Transparent and Relevant strand

What do we need to know and do to not only fulfill our job with our students but also develop confidence in our role? The Nuts and Bolts workshop strand engages faculty in discussions about the fundamentals of being a college instructor, while making practical applications to our instruction. Throughout these sessions we introduce evidence-based ...more about Nuts and Bolts of College Instruction

Project-Based Learning 101: Designing Engaging Projects


Are you ready to provide a new look to your favorite class? Want to invigorate your favorite curriculum with student-center activities? Are you interested in empowering your students to take charge of their own learning? If so, please come to Project-Based Learning 101. We will investigate: • Doing a project vs. Project-based Learning • Making projects ...more about Project-Based Learning 101: Designing Engaging Projects