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Teaching Tools Blog

This area of the website provides lots of information about teaching strategies, basic tips, and resources available at USF. Use the ToC (table of contents) green tab to your far left to find categories, archives, and much more.

Dana Zartner Helps us Focus on the Positive in Our Classrooms

In her recent article titled, "Focus on the Positive: How Do We Keep Our Classes From Becoming Too Depressing?" (Journal of Political Science Education), Dana Zartner (Associate Professor, International Studies) considers the implications for teaching and learning when we focus on the positive in our classrooms. Read more ...

Fall 2018 Syllabi Templates

To help you get ready for the semester, we've collected fall 2018 syllabi templates and syllabi guidelines from around the USF campus. The Schools of Management and Nursing & Health Professions are listed here as well as The College Arts and Sciences. You will also find The Accessible Syllabus and the current Student Life Syllabus available to download. Read more ...

Announcing the 2018-19 Faculty Learning Communities

We're thrilled to announce these Faculty Learning Communities for the 2018–19 academic year! FLCs are a great way to meet colleagues and expand your knowledge of teaching! If you're interested in joining one of these FLCs, please fill out our interest form. Read more ...

Teaching Collaboration Grants

Applications are due May 18, 2018.

The CTE will award three grants of $1,000 each to three faculty teams (teams must consist of two or more faculty):

  • A team of faculty teaching in the core curriculum
  • A team of faculty from a department

Teams will work in either summer/fall 2018 and must submit a proposal to be considered for the grants. Read more ...

FLC Workshop on Sustainability Across the Curriculum

Join the members of the Faculty Learning Community “Sustainability Across the Curriculum" for dinner and a workshop about identifying and highlighting elements of sustainability in your classroom! Read more ...

Zoom Resources

This page contains some resources from the Peer2Peer Series on Teaching & Technology: Using Zoom for Virtual Synchronous Class Sessions on March 28, 2018. Read more ...

Peer2Peer Series on Teaching & Technology: Using Zoom for Virtual Synchronous Class Sessions

Are you interested in allowing your students to periodically virtually attend your class session but aren’t sure how to get started? Have you tried but it failed miserably? Does the technology involved seem like too much of a barrier?

Join our Spring 2018 Peer2Peer ‘Using Zoom for Synchronous Class Sessions’ Workshop Read more ...

CTE Table at the Ed Tech Fair

Stop by the CTE table at the Expo's Vendor Fair to spin the CTE Wheel of Teaching and Learning and record your answer for the CTE archives. Read more ...

Press for Sustainable Progress

Rachel Beth Egenhoefer (Art + Architecture) recently wrote an essay about work/life balance for International Women’s Day on the AIGA SF website. Read more ...

Grading Retreat

Join us for a drop-in, day-long grading event with your peers! The group setting will provide motivation and the CTE will provide the fuel in the form of breakfast and lunch. We'll make sure to have coffee too. Read more ...

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