NEW Learning Community Application Information

  • Which model of learning community you are proposing?
    • Integrated: Both teachers team teach in the same classroom for the entire class time each week. There is one syllabus and assignment schedule, and at least 50% of the assignments must be integrated. Faculty in integrated LCs will submit an end of semester report to the coordinator.
    • Linked: Both teachers share one class hour (50 min), once per week. At least one third of the assignments will be integrated and faculty will create a shared syllabus and develop a shared theme if applicable.  Faculty will submit a short reflection of their experience teaching in a learning committee at the end of the semester to the LC coordinator.
    • Paired: Both teachers instruct classes independently, but will create one or more integrated assignments.
  • NOTE: Before applying for a learning community, please consult with your deans/assistant deans and department chairs/program directors to ensure that your proposed course is a good combination for your department. For more specific information on format requirements, expectations and compensation, email learningcommunities@necc.mass.edu

You must submit your completed application to your scheduling Dean and Department Chair for review and approval by November 1, 2017.  Approved applications must be submitted by your Dean/Assistant Dean to Tammy Foster or emailed to learningcommunities@necc.mass.edu by November 15, 2017.

New Learning Community Proposal Application Form