Part-Time Faculty Community of Practice

Designed for all Part-Time faculty teaching at URI, this four-session Community of Practice will help faculty develop relationships with colleagues, explore teaching successes and challenges, and further establish their teaching practice. 

Program Outcomes

In this CoP, instructors will:

  • Enhance their teaching skills by discussing challenges and successes with other part-time faculty.
  • Establish relationships with other part-time faculty and URI colleagues.
  • Develop a strategy for reflective practice that supports continuous teaching improvement.

Meeting Details

Session #DateTimeLocationTopic
1Wed, Jan 314pm-5pmZoomFocuses on welcoming participants, orienting faculty to the program, and offer a general teaching-related Q&A.
2Wed, Feb 284pm-5pmZoomFocuses on midsemester challenges, recognizing early successes, and a general teaching-related Q&A.
3Mon, Apr 84pm-5pmZoomDiscusses reflective teaching practice, gearing up for end-of-term, and offers a general teaching-related Q&A.
4Mon, May 64pm-5pmZoomFurther discusses reflective teaching practice with an eye towards future terms, celebrates successes from the current term, and offers a general teaching-related Q&A.

To Register…

Registration for this CoP is now closed. 


For questions about this CoP, email ATL’s Faculty Development Specialist, Penny Edwards, at