Little Changes, Big Impact
The Small Teaching: Little Changes, Big Impact Learning Community focuses on little changes to your teaching that will have big impacts on your students. Participation promotes pedagogical growth, collaboration, and application of content to participants’ classes to improve student success. Activities and discussions are built around the book Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James Lang.
Who Can participate?
Anyone who teaches at UNC, either in a degree program, co-curricular program, or other environment. If you develop and deliver a learning experience at UNC, this learning community is for you! Full- and part-time faculty, staff, and graduate students are welcome. Space is limited and participants are selected on a first come basis.
what do i have to do?
Participants are asked to attend all meetings, actively engage with peers, complete short activities prior to each session, incorporate learning into classroom practice, and participate in ongoing program evaluation.
what will i get?
Joining the learning community is beneficial is many ways. By joining you will:
- build community with other UNC instructors
- learn strategies to improve student learning and enhance your pedagogy
- increase your teaching satisfaction
- see an improvement in student learning
- get a personal copy of Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning
- get support from your facilitator and ongoing support from CETL after completion
Registration for the fall 2023 cohort is now open. Please register by August 26, 2023.
Fall 2023 Sessions
Fall meetings are virtual. Meetings are held from 3:30-4:45 pm on the following dates:
- Tuesday, 8/29
- Tuesday, 9/12
- Tuesday, 9/26
- Tuesday, 10/10
- Tuesday, 10/24
- Tuesday, 11/7
- Tuesday, 11/28
Contact the Learning Community Facilitator, Dr. Molly Jameson, Associate Professor, Psychological Sciences