Institute for Teaching and Learning
The Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) at Saddleback College is a joint venture of Educational Planning and Assessment(EPA), the Basic Skills Initiative(BSI), and the Distance and Online Education Committee(DE). The Institute offers faculty workshops and training that promote excellence in teaching to ensure the highest level of student learning both inside and outside of our classrooms. Workshops/Course topics include:
For more information about the Institute, please contact Claire Cesareo-Silva.
NEW - Teaching Mentorship Program
New to online or face-to-face teaching? Would you like to have an experienced mentor take a look at your class and offer you constructive advice?
Then consider participating in the Institute for Teaching and Learning's new Teaching Mentorship Program.
Instructors will be paired with an instructor who will, in a collegial and confidential manner, work with you to help improve your class.
If you would like to participate, please fill out the application linked below and send to Claire Cesareo-Silva at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Learning Communities
A Faculty Learning Communities (FLC) is a small group of interdisciplinary faculty engaged in a collaborative dialogue about teaching and learning. FLCs generally meet once every three weeks over the course of a year to work on implementing innovative practices inside and outside of the classroom.
We started our first FLCs at Saddleback College in Spring 2012, and these will run through Fall 2012. The four themes selected are:
New FLCs will begin in Fall 2013. Stay tuned for more information.