Moraine Valley Learning Academy

The Moraine Valley Learning Academy (MVLA) offers courses taught by, and for, Moraine Valley faculty.

The MVLA Mission Statement

In the spirit of teaching and learning, the Moraine Valley Learning Academy strives for an exchange of ideas that reflects applied knowledge, methods and technology within an interactive and collegial setting.

Why Take These Courses?

  • To experiment with new teaching techniques.
  • Participate in engaging discussions with your colleagues in an active learning environment.
  • Earn PGUs for each course successfully completed.

What is an MVLA class?

  • Multi-session course about current and important aspects of teaching
  • 9 contact hours (typically 1.5 hours per week for 6 weeks)
  • Practical outcomes
  • Taught by Moraine Valley faculty and other experts
  • Modeling the innovative teaching that is being taught

Workshop Topics Offered:

  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Integrating Technology
  • Motivating Students.
  • Classroom Management

Current Courses

There are currently no summer offerings. Please check back in August for the fall workshops.

Registration Process

To register and for more information about these courses, log into MVConnect. Please use the Professional Development Training Guide or the Training Registration page to assist you with registering for MVLA workshops.

For more information, please contact Jim McIntyre (708) 608-4059 and Layla Khatib at (708) 608-4234.

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