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Welcome

The mission of the Teaching+Learning Center (T+LC) is to promote excellence and innovation in teaching in all courses taught at the Mid City and Acadian campuses as well as the six sites of BRCC. The T+LC is dedicated to the support and advancement of research-based learning and teaching practices and the professional development of all members of the campus teaching community.

Professional consultations can be scheduled with our staff, who work collaboratively with faculty and the academic administration to develop and sustain a culture that values and rewards teaching, respects and supports individual differences among learners, and creates learning environments in which diverse students and instructors can excel. We are also available to conduct classroom observations, student focus-group assessments, as well as discuss the results and feedback of formative and summative assessments.

The mission is promoted through faculty development programming provided throughout the year to all members of the teaching community. Our focus is aimed at creating active learning, student-centered environments that allow our students to succeed.

The T+LC is located in 311 Magnolia Building. For more information on our services or to schedule a private appointment, please contact either Dr. Todd Pourciau at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 216.8534 or Academic Support Specialist Barbara Linder at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 216.8228.

Teaching Resources

Check out the blog for the latest on the scholarship of teaching and learning: Teaching+Learning@brcc blog

Discuss your teaching experiences at the Blackboard community for teaching and learning: Blackboard community

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

March 30, 8:30 am, Mid City     Room: TBD

Topic: Project Canvas: A Transition Primer

March 30, 10:00 am, Mid City     Room: TBD

Topic: Project Canvas: The Basics (this is a 2 hour session)

April 6, 5:30 pm, Mid City     Room: TBD

Topic: Project Canvas: A Transition Primer and The Basics (this is a 2 hour session)

April 23, 2:00 pm, Acadian     Room: TBD

Topic: Project Canvas: A Transition Primer

Faculty Learning Community

Spring 2015 Semester 10 week study using Dr. Maryellen Weimer's book Inspired College Teaching beginning on February 6, 2015

Spring 2015 Semester 7 week study using Dr. Ken Bain's book What the Best College Teachers Do. If you are interested in participating in this FLC, please contact us.