The Active Learning, Inquiry Teaching (ALIT) certificate program is designed to support faculty in adopting teaching approaches that foster the retention of students in STEM majors and support the development of their students as STEM professionals. These approaches, informed by the extensive body of research on learning, help faculty provide all students with deliberate practice in the skills and habits of mind necessary for learning, inquiry, and research. This program is open to all instructional faculty – tenured/tenure-track, lecturers, and adjunct – who teach courses in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences or the College of Engineering and Information Technology and is funded by those Colleges, the FDC, and the NIH-funded STEM BUILD at UMBC initiative. Please see the ALIT Certificate Program Requirements.
If you are interested in working on the Active Learning, Inquiry Teaching (ALIT) Certificate, please contact Linda Hodges firstname.lastname@example.org in the Faculty Development Center.