This category contains professional development opportunities that consist of a single session or workshop and is geared for busy faculty members. The TCC utilizes these one-time experiences to respond quickly to faculty needs and interests, to encourage pedagogical discussions and sharing of resources across disciplines, and to provide a forum for MCC faculty members with pedagogical innovations to showcase their work. Programs in this category include TCC Conversations and workshops; the Winter Teaching Institute (co-sponsored with the Department of Education); Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Programs; and the year-end Teaching & Learning Conference.
This category contains professional development opportunities that consist of collaborative groups of faculty members working together for a common goal. These programs are designed for faculty members who are looking for an ongoing professional development opportunity. During the semester, members will meet 4-5 times to discuss current research, develop new strategies and techniques, and work together to improve teaching. Groups are faculty-driven and provide a supportive environment for exchanging ideas. Programs in this category include Faculty Inquiry Groups (FIGs), First-Year Faculty Series (FYFS), Faculty Learning Communities (FLC), and Critical Friends Group.
This category contains professional development opportunities to support individual faculty members. Programs in this category include the Faculty Mentoring Program, one-on-one consultations, and Small Group Instructional Feedback.