2. Objectives for each FLC

Prior to the call for applications, the Program Director and the Facilitator of a particular FLC should agree on the objectives that will achieve the goals. The FLC Facilitator should always keep in mind the goals and objectives of his or her FLC. Accomplishment of these goals is usually the focus of some evaluation outcomes at mid- and end-of-year reports. For example, if an FLC was established to promote an inclusive classroom climate, then the FLC Program Director and that Facilitator will determine the observable behaviors of faculty and students that will indicate change as a result of participation in that FLC.

An Example: The objectives of Miami’s Teaching Scholars Community for Early-Career Faculty are to provide participants with the following:

This project has been supported in part by grants from the US Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and the Ohio Board of Regents.