Teaching-as-Research is the deliberate, systematic, and reflective use of research methods by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instructors to develop and implement teaching practices that advance the learning experiences and outcomes of both students and teachers.
Learning-through-diversity capitalizes on the rich array of experiences, backgrounds, and skills among STEM undergraduates and graduates-through-faculty to enhance the learning of all. It recognizes that excellence and diversity are necessarily intertwined.
Learning Communities bring together groups of people from different disciplines for shared learning, discovery, and the generation of knowledge of effective teaching practices. To achieve common learning goals, a learning community nurtures functional relationship among its members.
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