About FTLA/Syllabus

Academy Description

The LACCD Faculty Teaching and Learning Academy, founded in 2008 by the Student Success Initiative, is a joint effort between the District administration and the District Academic Senate to foster the highest standards of teaching and learning scholarship and to encourage the development of institutional cultures and environments that are learning-centered and technologically advanced.

Academy Objectives

The FTLA is designed to develop a widening community of faculty who:

  • Explore and test methods of teaching and learning
  • Facilitate the design of new classroom approaches to student success
  • Increase knowledge and skills in a variety of new learning technologies
  • Contribute to an ongoing dialogue about pedagogy, curriculum, and technology
  • Form strategic partnerships that advance learning-centered practices and encourage and reward innovation in teaching and learning

FTLA@Pierce 2015 Dates

  • August 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • December 4
  • May 3

FTLA Flowchart of Topics