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Alternative modes of delivering early literacy and language instruction (AMELLI) – Moving Forward

The AMELLI Learning Community brings together MSU Faculty and educators from the K-12 system to engage in conversations about moving forward with early literacy and language instruction. We will explore emerging questions like how to make up for lost learning, how does trauma-informed teaching happen and how to support families and parents as we transition…

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Anti-Racist Educator Dialogue Group

This learning community, which is open to all academic staff, but particularly recommended for those who identify as white, aims to support educators in enacting anti-racist pedagogy and decentering whiteness in their work with doctoral students, particularly in teaching spaces but also in other instructional and mentoring spaces such as service and research.

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Community Engaged Learning: From Theory to Practice

The Community Engaged Learning: From Theory to Practice learning community will provide a space for a community of interested practitioners to come together in order to read current community engaged learning (CEL) scholarship, participate in discussion around those readings, and engage with relevant experts and stakeholders to explore strategies for application. Conversations will be guided…

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Community-building in the classroom: Including DEI principles as part of the curriculum

This LC brings together any instructors interested in moving from having conversations about DEI in the classroom to applying and practicing DEI in the classroom. We will brainstorm, develop, apply, and assess different strategies that can be implemented to build community through an in-class student mentorship program that empowers students to be co-creators of the…

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Creating Equitable Instruction through Universal Design for Learning

Our Learning Community takes a practice-based approach to exploring Universal Design for Learning in face to face and online settings. Our goal is to develop our own equitable teaching practices, while creating and promoting accessibility to the campus community. We welcome those who teach in person, online, and hybrid courses, as well as those who…

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Creative Teaching Approaches Based on Classroom Setup and Technology

How does the space and technology we are given influence or limit how we teach? As a community how can we come up with creative alternatives or maximize our impact based on our classroom context? This Learning Community will explore technology and classroom environments and pedagogical approaches, and share successes and failures in how to…

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Department of Animal Science Teaching and Learning Community

The arching goal of ANS TLC is to provide continued education for its members and guide curricular alignment discussions in order to create an impactful and cohesive educational experience for undergraduate students.

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Designing Physical Post-Pandemic Learning Spaces

The pandemic changed and heightened discussions around the intentional use and affordances of physical learning spaces. As we contemplate what a return to campus looks like, this learning community investigates the theory and praxis of designing and redesigning our built environment to fulfill our educational mission.

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Engineering and Social Justice

Technological advancements have a significant impact on society and can affect certain segments of the population disproportionately. This community seeks to explore the intersection of social work policy, social justice and engineering by exploring the spaces of technical and social innovation. We seek to explore curricular topics and possibilities that initiates a dialogue between the…

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Feminist Community-Engagement Disrupted

Adaptability and innovation in feminist qualitative community-engaged research will be vital to research, pedagogy, and co-curricular programs that support and engage both scholars and community leaders. While the changes associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and other types of disruptions can pose significant limitations to scholars who rely on building relationships within communities, they also present…

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