The LEaP Institute
The purpose of the curriculum is to foster educational excellence at UW-Madison by empowering educators with fundamental knowledge, practices, habits, learning community, and philosophies that are hallmarks of learner-centered instruction. Educational excellence is defined by active and inclusive courses where students are learning the skills, knowledge, and habits of a literate and conscientious citizenry.
After completing the curriculum participants will…
- Feel more confident in the classroom
- Have concrete tools to create a successful classroom experience
- Be able to avoid common time-sinks and pitfalls
- Be grounded in evidenced-based instruction practices
- Have a community of peers for ongoing support
- Designing for Learning
- Active Learning
- Planning the First Day
- Syllabus Design
- Art of Teaching
- Assignment Design
- Teaching with Technology
2019 TA-LEaP (for graduate student teaching assistants) Tuesday August 20 – Wednesday August 21 from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at room 2317 Engineering Hall.
2019 I-LEaP (for academic staff, instructional staff, faculty) Thursday August 22 – Friday August 23 from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at room 2317 Engineering Hall.
If you are interested in participating in an I-LEaP institute, please contact Jamie Henke, email@example.com, for more information or follow this link. Academy members central to this effort include: Barb King, Trina McMahon, Chris Dakes, Sue Wenker, Beth Martin, Tim Paustian, and John Booske.