Cultivating Community: Faculty Support for Teaching and Learning

  • Celine Fitzmaurice Portland State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Faculty Suport, Peer-to-Peer


Emerging approaches to faculty support are moving away from a "fixing" model to a "relational" model. In this article, the author describes a program of faculty support that places trust and community-building at the center of its efforts. The result is a program in which faculty members engage in a peer-to-peer approach to mentoring, professional exchange, assessment, and reflection.