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The retreat is scheduled to take place June 2-5 at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC and is intended for advanced career faculty, defined as faculty having a minimum of 12 years teaching experience as a full-time faculty member. To learn more and register, visit our website at http://tlc.wfu.edu/signature-programs/. Please direct any questions to Catherine Ross, […]
Friday, April 18, 2014 3:10pm Simon 124 With increasing pressures to improve student learning outcomes via innovative teaching techniques and with advances in technology enabling instructors to become more innovative, many instructors are choosing to “flip” their classroom. This means the activities that traditionally take place in the classroom, such as lecture, are experienced outside […]
http://chronicle.com/article/A-Book-Club-for-Chronicle/145355/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en Academe is changing rapidly. State support for public higher education is everywhere in doubt. Colleges and universities are raising tuition and shuttering programs. Tenured positions are more precious than ever. Not surprisingly, higher education is increasingly a fertile subject for authors, who in new books are weighing in on how to solve its problems, […]
The Virginia Tidewater Consortium’s Summer Institute on College Teaching is in its 35th year of helping faculty at every level and discipline to become more effective teachers. COST: $800 Sessions are held on campus at the College of William and Mary. CLICK TO REGISTER ONLINE TOPICS: Instructional Innovation Testing and Grading Small Group Strategies […]
What the Best College Teachers Do June 19-21, 2013 New York City Area 18th Annual International Summer Institute; Call 973-847-9049 to reserve your spot. A Three-day institute based on Ken Bain’s award-winning and best selling book What the Best College Teachers Do* (Harvard University Press, 2004), and featuring some of the subjects of the 15-year […]
This graduate-level certificate helps faculty or aspiring faculty become more effective educators, enhance their professional careers, and improve their students’ learning outcomes. Take the Certificate this Spring as a hybrid online course to: Become a more effective educator Improve student learning outcomes Enhance your career by earning a graduate-level certificate Ask About Our $1,000 Scholarship […]
The 2012 Teaching Professor Conference will take place on June 1-3, 2012 at the luxurious Grand Hyatt Washington in downtown Washington, D.C. For more information regarding this conference, please visit their website at here.
Georgia Southern University will be hosting the 5th annual SoTL Commons Conference on March 7-9, 2012. For more information regarding this conference, please visit their website at http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/conference/2012/index.htm.
The Center has purchased a Cannon FS31 camcorder and a tripod for use by faculty to record a class session or a practice lecture. This camcorder employs a user-provided SD card for memory, or you can download the video directly to your Mac or PC from the cameras smaller internal memory. Either way, you will […]
A classroom visitation program has been developed by CITLS and is now available for faculty to use. Any faculty member can request a classroom visitor by contacting Alan Childs, CITLS Director. The initial list of topics for which visitors have volunteered is posted below. We hope that this list will expand as word of the […]