Information for Faculty

Benefits of being part of a FIG:

For your students:

  • Intensifies cooperation in a community of scholars
  • Increases communication among faculty and students
  • Promotes confidence in academic potential
  • Facilitates transfer of skills from one course to another
  • Increases participation and attendance in class

For you as instructor:

  • Improves class discussions
  • Increases morale and motivation
  • Helps serve the very bright and those having difficulty
  • Facilitates sharing of teaching ideas among colleagues
  • For more information about Learning Communities, check out the Residential Learning Communities International Clearinghouse project site.