Learning Assistants

Learning Assistants

The Learning Assistants (LA) program promotes partnerships in active-learning classrooms that enhance student learning through inquiry, improving student success and skill development. Participating faculty and LA undergraduates complete experiences that develop pedagogy and active-learning strategies.


Important Dates for Summer Applicants

Faculty application: February 23 - March 16

Student application: March 20 - March 30

Deadline for priority hiring: April 20

Important Dates for Fall Applicants

Faculty application: February 23 - April 14

Student application: April 18 - June 30

Deadline for priority hiring: July 15

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  • What is a LA?

  • What do LA's do?

  • What are the expectations of LAs?

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How to Become a Learning Assistant

  • Requirements 

  • Application Instructions 


List of current classes LA's are in: 

  • Biology I 
  • Chemistry I & II
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Intro Computer Science
  • Engineering Mechanics 
  • Composition I & II 
  • College Algebra 
  • Calculus I & II
  • Elementary Calculus 
  • Pre-calculus 

*List is not limited. Any class can incorporate an LA, just fInd a faculty mentor that teaches a class that you think would benefit from an LA and have them submit an application!




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Have Questions?


For more information about the program email laprogram@fgcu.edu


Dr. Katie Johnson

LA Program Director

 (239) 590-7235