Emily Lardner to speak on learning communities, Dec. 2

Emily Lardner

Emily Lardner

Find out how learning communities can positively impact you and your students! Attend the Learning Community Workshop with Emily Lardner, director of the Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education and the National Learning Community Institute. She will discuss implementing a learning community model with interested UH West Oʻahu faculty and staff on Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m.-noon in the Campus Center Multipurpose Room, C208. Learn more about this high-impact practice! Lardner will also share research about the effect of learning communities on students, faculty, and higher education institutions.

RSVP to aadams25@hawaii.edu. Can’t make it? Emily Lardner will meet with interested faculty and staff during a follow-up workshop on Friday, Dec. 4 from 9-11 a.m. in C225. The Learning Community Workshop is sponsored by the UH West Oʻahu PIKO Project.

About the speaker

Lardner’s research interests lie in two areas–how people become more confident and competent writers in their chosen fields, and how campuses use learning community programs to promote student success. She has written articles for professional and academic publications. Lardner is the co-editor for a peer-reviewed journal, Learning Communities Research and Practice, and serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Faculty Development and Numeracy.

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Image courtesy of Emily Lardner