A NTLC Community of Practice (CoP) is comprised of instructors who come together to explore a teaching and student learning topic that participants are mutually interested in studying; one that encourages honest discussion and classroom scholarship of higher education issues. The program runs through an academic year with participants submitting a final report on their experience. Member of a CoP are expected to:
1. Meet at least twice a month face-to-face throughout the fall and spring semesters.
2. Design, implement, and assess a course/teaching related project that compliments the CoP.
3. Present/share results in venues not limited to April/May Research Day Celebrations, brown bag lunches, conferences, publications, and the like.