Instructional Resources & Support Director
Office: 350B MCK
Faculty Development Manager
Office: 353 MCK
Office: 350 MCK
The Learning & Teaching Council is charged with enhancing the quality of learning and teaching at BYU-Idaho. This council is comprised of the chairs of the three Learning & Teaching Committees and is chaired by the Associate Academic Vice President of Instruction. This council meets at least once each semester to coordinate resources from the Academic Office and the efforts of eighteen faculty serving on the various committees.
The Learning & Teaching Committees work under the direction of the Learning & Teaching Council to provide valuable learning opportunities for faculty. Faculty members representing each college are on all committees.
Identifies best practices, gathers information and analyzes, and finds ways to share ideas on learning and teaching. The Best Practices Committee also sponsors the Spori Summit.
Chair, Samuel Clay-College of Education & Human Development
Richard Whiting-College of Education & Human Development
Amanda Christensen-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Martin Ma-College of Business & Communications
Diantha Smith-College of Language & Letters
Joshua Abegglen-College of Performing & Visual Arts
Shane Ruebush-College of Physical Science & Engineering
Encourages investigation and sharing of best practices and faculty research. Sponsors Brown Bag Lunches and the Faculty Conference.
Chair, Derick Rhoton-College of Business & Communications
Jackie Harris-College of Language & Letters
Tricia Johnson-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Rhonda Seamons-College of Education & Human Development
Carla Jimison-College of Performing & Visual Arts
Publishes faculty findings, insights, and research in the Perspective Magazine that is published each semester.
Chair, Joseph Anderson-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Kirk Astel-College of Education & Human Development
Lane Williams-College of Business & Communications
Tyson Yost-College of Language & Letters
Ashley Storm-College of Performing & Visual Arts
Megan Sjoblom-College of Physical Science & Engineering