The Lucas Center for Faculty Development promotes excellence and innovation in higher education pedagogy, supports the reflection on teaching, and cultivates the exploration of the science of learning to ensure accomplished teaching, learning and assessment across the institution. The activities supported by the Center facilitate, promote and advance best practices within our learner-centered campus community.
The Lucas Center for Faculty Development will foster an innovative and collaborative culture inspiring faculty to transform university teaching and enhance student learning outcomes.
The Lucas Center for Faculty Development goals are to:
Share best practices in pedagogy among FGCU faculty
Share FGCU’s experiences with best practices in pedagogy with regional, national and international audiences
Support a culture of excellence in teaching
Respond to individual faculty needs for professional development related to teaching, learning and assessment
Advance innovations through the scholarly activities of teaching, learning, and assessment
Facilitate interdisciplinary connections and collaborations