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Stanford Communities of Practice
Stanford Communities of Practice are Stanford professionals interested in growing effective collaborative communities across Stanford. A "Community of Practice" (CoP) is a very effective, evolved form of collaborative community. The Teaching Commons partners with the following CoP.
Academic Technology CoP
This CoP brings together Stanford community members to share, discuss, and promote effective practices for teaching and learning with academic technology.
Learning by Design CoP
The Learning by Design CoP brings together designers of instruction from across all schools of Stanford University to share knowledge, resources, and best practices.
Teaching Commons partners are members or affiliates of the following professional organizations.
|Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) network||CIRTL is committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education.|
|EDUCAUSE||EDUCAUSE aims to advance higher education through the use of information technology.||EDUCAUSE site|
|Association of American Universities (AAU)||AAU's 65 research universities transform lives through education, research, and innovation.||AAU site|
|American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)||A global membership organization dedicated to advancing the vitality and democratic purposes of undergraduate liberal education.||AAC&U site|
|Faculty Advancement Network (FAN)||A new consortium of national research universities collaborating to advance diversity and inclusion in the American professoriate.||FAN site|
|American Council on Education (ACE)||A membership organization that mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice.||ACE site|
|Online Learning Consortium (OLC)||A collaborative community of higher education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences.||OLC site|