Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence

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Upcoming Events

Faculty Panel Discussions COVID-19

From March - May 2020, Members of the USF faculty took part via Zoom in a series of panels that explore COVID-19 from a range of scholarly lenses. These panels aim to bring together the USF community, drawing on our faculty’s scholarly perspectives and expertise across disciplines, to help make sense of COVID-19 and to explore what a scholarly community dedicated to Jesuit values can offer in terms of education and support during COVID-19.

Please find panel descriptions listed below. Descriptions of all the panels with panelist biographies and more information are available here:

Panel Descriptions and More Information

Links to recordings of these panels are available. Please contact the Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) at

CTE Grading Break Zoom Faculty Get-Together

Wednesday, May 13 | 12:00 – 1:00pm

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For the past several years, CTE has hosted a grading retreat at the end of each semester to provide fuel and motivation for the sometimes onerous task of grading. After all, there's nothing quite like shared meals, bottomless pots of coffee, and the camaraderie of fellow graders to help power through the end-of-semester grading ritual!This semester, we can't gather in person for meals and group grading. But we can still enjoy the community of our awesome faculty colleagues by taking a grading break together. Please join CTE on Wednesday, May 13 from noon to 1:00 p.m. for a BYOL (bring your own lunch) grading break. We'll host a main room for folks to visit and chat with one another, as well as three themed "breakout rooms" for faculty to share observations and thoughts about teaching-related issues that have emerged in this semester's distance-learning environment. Stay for as little or as long as you'd like. Lurkers welcome! RSVPs appreciated but not required.
Looking for resources and guidance as you move your courses online?

CTE recommends "Keep Teaching & Learning: Providing Instructional Continuity", developed by USF Educational Technology Services.

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