Learning Academy

The Learning Academy is:MATC Learning Academy

  • A free (for Madison Area Technical College Employees) five-day intensive course in designing, delivering and assessing holistic learning experiences.
  • A chance to interact with fellow faculty members and experiment with new ways of teaching.
  • Time for self-exploration and reflection
  • Opportunities for networking with colleagues.
  • An opportunity to take a deeper dive into student-centered learning.
  • An examination of educational philosophy.
  • Experience focusing learning and experimentation in a classroom.

Who should attend?

  • Any Madison Area Technical College faculty, staff member or administrator who wants to heighten their skills and abilities to foster student success.
  • Instructors or staff who need to fulfill WTCS provisional certification requirements.
  • Faculty who are interested in an active learning environment that promotes student success.

When is the Academy?

June 1 - 5, 2015

LA Discussion

Coffee/Networking 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Academy 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch* 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Academy 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

* Times may slightly vary
* Lunch will be provided Monday and Friday
 

Where is the Learning Academy?

Madison Area Technical College - West Campus (Subject to change)
302 S. Gammon Road
Madison, WI 53717
(608) 246-6100 

What is my commitment to the Learning Academy?

Two ways to gain credit for Learning Academy: (Certification Credits or College Credits)
 
For 2 Certification Credits:
  • Complete some pre-work to prepare for the academy.
  • Complete required reading and/or written assignments each night.
  • Participate in all five days of the Academy.
  • Finish final paper/project
For 2 College AND Certification Credits:
  • Complete some pre-work to prepare for the academy.
  • Complete required reading and/or written assignments each night.
  • Participate in all five days of the Academy.
  • Finish final paper/project
       AND
  • (Undergrad/Grad. Credits offered through UW-Platteville)
  

How can I register for the Learning Academy?

Follow the directions to log onto our Registration Database:

  • Visit our Registration Site.
  • Log into our Database Site using your One Card Number as ID and first time Password.
  • Click on the Register link.
  • Select Provisional Certification on the Drop down list
  • Locate the correct Course Number, and check the box on the left column
  • Hit the Register button.
  • You will be sent an email confirmation of your registration.
  • Please contact Brant Kraemer with online registration questions.
    Email (preferred): bckraemer1@madisoncollege.edu
    Phone: (608) 246-6956

Courses Available

June 2-6, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

  • #50 Course Construction
  • #51 Philosophy of Adult Education
  • #52 Teaching Methods
  • #53 Educational Psychology
  • #54 Assessment and Evaluation
  • #55 Guidance & Counseling
  • #69 Educational Diversity

  • The Art of Conflict Transformation (Tentative)
    8:30-4:00, June 3-4, 2014
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Tentative)
    8:30-4:00, June 2-6, 2014
  • Faculty Advising Workshop (Tentative)
    8:30-12:00, June 2,3,4, 2014
  • Honors Program Workshop (Tentative)
    June 3, 1:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    June 3 & 4, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM