the teacher’s guide on the side

Mission Statement

The mission of the LAS Teaching Academy is to offer faculty development programs and resources so that faculty can excel in their teaching. Our vision is to create a thriving learning community for LAS faculty so that they can significantly impact student learning and development. Specifically, faculty development programs and resources are aimed at educating faculty in effective teaching techniques and in establishing a faculty learning community across disciplines.


  • To promote teaching innovation
  • To improve faculty member’s pedagogical knowledge
  • To improve technological literacy
  • To encourage support and interaction among faculty members