College of Business has developed an ongoing teaching academy titled
the "Learning Advancement Board." Its focus is on our
students' learning and it meets that focus by providing a network
of resources and experiences to improve our faculty's teaching.
LAB programs assist our faculty in a number of ways:
tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty receive help in
developing skills to enhance their teaching performance. They
learn to balance professional and personal responsibilities
in networking, in reflective analysis of their teaching philosophy,
and in assessing and improving their teaching. This program
assists this group of faculty learn to be more efficient and
productive, thereby providing a valuable start to their professional
faculty receive training on improving and assessing teaching
effectiveness, and learn to give and receive quality feedback
and mentoring. It creates opportunities for self-reflection
on teaching performance and their role as a teacher.
in the College are enhanced by improved teaching performance
and by faculty learning to assess their teaching performance
by giving and receiving quality feedback, plus reflecting
more on their teaching performance.
Campus benefits from the enhancement of student learning.
In addition, the Campus Teaching Academies will benefit as
this successful program continues to flourish.
Last updated 01-26-04
Questions? Contact Linda Kelley
College of Business, Office of Research
430 Wohlers Hall
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820