Learning Assistants (LAs) are undergraduate students, who, through the guidance of weekly preparation sessions with faculty and a mandatory pedagogy course, facilitate discussions among groups of students in a variety of classroom settings that encourage active student engagement.
The LA Program at FIU, a part of the STEM Transformation Institute, is currently the largest LA program in the US. In Fall 2015, the Provost announced a university-wide initiative and positioned the LA program to play a vital role in the transformation of undergraduate STEM courses. The LA model, that is the foundation of the LA program. The LA Program at FIU is an active participant in the LA Alliance.
Latest Blog Posts
- LA Internships + LAunchPAD Informational Session on Monday 8/21/2023 at 4pm on zoom
- Provost LA Initiative (PLI) is accepting applications for LA funding for Summer and Fall 2023 courses (Closed)
- SMT3931 is the course code for LA Seminar
Important Program Dates
PLI One Faculty Application Opens – September 11th, 2023
PLI One Faculty Application Closes – September 24th, 2023
LA Information Session – October 16, 2023 in GL 100 (MMC), 3:30-4:30pm