Annual Program Committee
The Annual Program Committee organizes annual TBLC meetings, such as identifying the meeting theme; selecting keynote and closing session speakers; reviewing and selecting proposals for workshops, oral sessions, and posters; implementing changes suggested by TBLC members; and performing other functions as needed to ensure the success of annual meetings.
Program Chair (2021): Sarah Lerchenfeldt (Oakland University, MI)
Program Chair-Elect (2022): Robin Risling-de Jong (Alabama, USA)
The APC is responsible for disseminating TBL to educators and educational institutions across the Asia-Pacific region, creating a TBL network made up of local communities of practice, and provide resources and development opportunities to every TBL practitioner who engages with us.
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Chair: Sandy Cook (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
The Editorial Board reviews all resources, modules and other publications that are submitted to the TBLC for endorsement by the organization.
Chair: Celeste Baldwin (University of Hawaii Maui College, HI)
The Educational Development Committee is responsible for obtaining, evaluating, developing, and disseminating TBL best practices and materials about TBL to be used by the membership and for recruitment. The Committee also plays a major role in organizing the TBLC’s regional Fly-in workshops each fall.
Chair: William Ofstad (California Health Sciences University, CA)
European TBL Community
The ETBLC is responsible for disseminating TBL to educators and educational institutions across Europe, creating a continental TBL network made up of local communities of practice, and provide resources and development opportunities to every TBL practitioner who engages with us.
If you’d like to contact the ETBLC with a question, suggestion, or to help out, please sent an email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Chair: Joy de Vries (Netherlands)
The Finance Committee is responsible for the oversight of all financial matters of the Collaborative and for the development of the annual Collaborative financial report and respective budgets.
Chair: Christopher Burns (California Health Sciences University, CA)
The Marketing Committee reviews and advises on the marketing activities of the collaborative. It develops and submits an annual marketing plan to the Steering Committee that will identify and coordinate activities of the TBLC committees with the purpose of marketing the collaborative.
Chair: Peter Balan (University of South Australia, Australia)
The Membership Committee develops methods and programs for active membership recruitment and retention. To add value to membership, this committee was instrumental in developing Communities of Practice. It also creates and publishes the TBLC Global Newsletter, published three times a year, and monitors the website. Two new programs recently inaugurated are the New Mentor-Mentee program and the Zoom Q & A for new members.
Chair: Michele Clark (University of Nevada at Las Vegas, NV)
The Nominating Committee is be responsible for determining a suitable group of candidates for election to the Steering Committee.
Chair: Michael Nelson (Drake University, IA)
Research & Scholarship Committee
The Research & Scholarship Committee is responsible for fostering, enhancing and encouraging the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning within the TBLC. This Committee aids members in developing individual and collaborative research endeavors to measure processes and outcomes associated with TBL, and promotes the publishing of scholarly materials related to TBL. Annual responsibilities also include peer reviewing grant proposals submitted to the TBLC for funding.
Chair: Richard Plunkett (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Training and Certification Committee
The Training and Certification Committee trains individuals to use legitimate TBL practices effectively and certify them as trainer-consultants for other educators.
Chair: Rebecca McCarter (United Kingdom)
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