Book cover for The Faculty Factor: Developing Faculty Engagement with Living Learning Communities
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ISBN: 9781642672534

January 2023

With vignette “Faculty Matter: Becoming a Faculty-in-Residence” by Lara Lomicka

The introduction discusses the value of LLCs and establishes faculty as an essential component to the value and success of these communities. The introduction challenges readers to think about why faculty are important to LLCs and the various roles that faculty can play. It discusses engagement, programming and experiential learning in LLCs. Authors also provide an overview of the book, including types of faculty roles, examples of engagement that can occur between faculty and students, and the benefits of such engagement.

Discussion Questions

  • How do faculty and staff engage and collaborate in LLCs at your institution?
  • What roles do faculty play in LLCs at your institution? What roles do staff play in LLCs?
  • How is programming in LLCs shared or managed at your institution?