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LTD Institutes

LTD Institutes


The winter and summer institutes provide Faculty and Staff professional development opportunities. 

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First Year Experience RELOADED
January 20, 2021 8:30am - 4:30pm

January 21, 2021, 9:00am - 12:30pm 

Virtual Format

The LTD Winter Institute is for staff and for faculty (tenure track faculty and adjunct faculty) from any discipline who teach or may be interested in teaching a FYE class. This institute has the capacity to support up to 30 participants. The final selection will include considerations of diversity in discipline, and other perspectives.

This FREE 2-day virtual institute will include opportunities to: 

  • Learn about the FYE ecosystem at Cal Poly Pomona
  • Learn about resources available to FYE faculty and staff
  • Meet other FYE faculty and staff
  • Learn about signature polytechnic experiences (PolyX) and how to embed them in your courses or programs
  • Learn how to gain recognition for your PolyX
  • Get a sneak peek of the LTD Summer Institute 2021

Faculty on an academic year contract will receive a $150 stipend per day. Zoom details and agenda will be emailed to you prior to the institute.

Registration has concluded. Please check back soon for Summer Institute 2021 info!

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Zoom meeting

Summer Institute 2020

Re-inventing the First Year Experience 2.0

Facilitator(s): Dr. Kristin Wobbe & Caitlyn Keller
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Winter Institute 2020

Re-inventing the First Year Experience 1.0

Facilitator(s): N/A
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Summer Institute 2019

The Innovative Classroom: Beyond the Four Walls

Facilitator(s): Marisol Morales & Elaine Ikeda
Dr. Sawyerr presenting in a classroom

Summer Institute 2018

Design Thinking

Facilitator(s): AJ Juliani
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Faculty in classroom collaborating
LTD Summer Institute 2019
Faculty in classroom collaborating
LTD Summer Institute 2019
Faculty in classroom collaborating
LTD Winter Institute 2020
Faculty in classroom
LTD Winter Institute 2020