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
  • 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

College 101 Beyond the Basics (CTLF-M218-546) – Hybrid Course

Wednesdays, October 16 – November 20, G270, 3:45 – 4:35 pm

Presenter: DeWitt Scott

Delivering pedagogical strategies and insight for instructors seeking to learn how to teach College Introduction (COL-101) classes at Moraine Valley.  The course will provide both new and seasoned instructors with ideas and guidance for facilitating assignments and class discussions related to the COL-101 course objectives.


Registration Process

To register and for more information about these courses, log into MVConnect. Please use the Professional Development Training Guide or the Training Opportunities & Proposals 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.