Creating Community among Teachers: Faculty Development in Learning Communities

  • Daniel P. Tompkins Temple University
Keywords: Higher Education, Faculty Development


Faculty development, too often regarded as the province of individual departments or units, benefits from a more inclusive and collegial approach that includes the full range of teaching ranks and promotes a seamless web of development activities involving programs, departments, collegial, and universitywide units. Illustrations are provided from the faculty development activities of Temple University s Learning Communities Program.