Wednesday14Mar 2018

Faculty Open Classroom Initiative

Connect with colleagues. Connect with content. Connect with the Chapman student's classroom experience.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:00am
2018-03-14 07:00 2018-03-14 08:00 America/Los_Angeles Faculty Open Classroom Initiative Chapman University Various locations listed in the details Julie Johnson

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Sign up NOW as a host using this link. Host signups end March 16.

Chapman University

Various locations listed in the details


are invited to attend.

Connect with colleagues.

Connect with content.

Connect with the Chapman student’s classroom experience.


This spring, the IETL’s Faculty Open Classroom Initiative (FOCI)will promote shared understandings about teaching and learning on Chapman’s Orange campus by encouraging faculty members across disciplines to visit their colleagues’ classes. Rinker Campus faculty can look forward to a similar initiative to occur in Fall 2018.


This non-evaluative, voluntary classroom visitation program aims to have faculty members, both full-time and part-time:

  • connect with one another as teaching colleagues,
  • engage with content that is outside of their teaching assignments, and
  • gain perspective on the Chapman student experience in a variety of classroom and disciplinary settings.


In appreciation for their participation, all faculty hosts and visitors will receive two (2) complimentary lunch tickets to the Faculty Athenaeum in Argyros Forum.


All classroom visits will occur during FOCI Week, Wednesday, April 11 through Tuesday, April 17.




Interested in hosting faculty visitors in your class? Sign up NOW as a host and provide information about your class by using this Google form. Host sign ups end March 16.


Want to visit other faculty members’ classes? Sign up as a visitor and choose specific classes between March 26 and April 6 (check your email on March 26 for Visitor Sign Up instructions).


Save the date now: FOCI Closing Celebration will be held Wednesday, April 18 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeumfor faculty participants to connect and share their experiences.


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You can contact the event organizer, Julie Johnson at or (714) 628-2720.

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