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Crowd-Storming Innovative Ways to Make up Classes

This page is dedicated to USF Faculty as way to crowd-storm (that's brainstorm as a crowd) confronting the problem of how to make up missed classes, as a result of the campus closure from wildfire smoke smoked pollution caused by the Camp Fire. Read more ...

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Teaching Controversial Issues: Framing Issues and Choosing Pedagogical Approaches Resources

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Rebounding and Regrouping: CTE Co-Director Jonathan Hunt on CRASE Workshop Panel

On Wednesday, October 24th, CTE Co-Director Jonathan Hunt will join Erin Grinshteyn (Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions), Dean Rader (Professor, College of Arts and Sciences), and Christine Yeh (Professor, School of Education, to offer tips, templates, and concrete steps to best deal with rejection at the CRASE workshop, Regrouping and Resubmitting After Rejection. Read more ...

Call for Spring Reading Circle Proposals

Submit your proposal for a CTE Reading Circle by Nov. 1

Is there a book you want to share with colleagues or a book you've been hoping to read in a group setting? If so, consider proposing a CTE Reading Circle!

CTE Reading Circles are small (between 6-12 participants), short-term (meeting around three times in the semester) reading groups focused on a specific book (or other text) proposed by a faculty member or librarian. The book may be on any topic, but should open conversations about teaching and learning. Read more ...

Grading Retreat

Wednesday, December 12 | 10-4 | Malloy 230

Join us for a grading retreat 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. We think the best way to tackle the overwhelming (and perhaps onerous) task of grading is with support!

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Pedagogy Trick & Treat

Join us on November 1, 2018 from 3–4:30 in Malloy 230

Celebrate the fall holidays at the Pedagogy Trick & Treat, where faculty convene to cultivate and conspire ... all around teaching, of course! This energizing session is about sharing our best tips, tricks and treats of teaching and will be rowdy and informative, fun and inspiring all at once. We'll follow Read more ...

Telling the Story of Your Teaching Workshop 1: Gathering Evidence

Don’t let end-of-semester student ratings tell the story of what’s happening in your classroom. Student ratings provide us with important information, but this information can be hard to interpret and hard to translate into specific actions, such as choices about course design or teaching strategies. This workshop presents strategies for ... Read more ...

Academic Freedom in Dangerous Times

University faculty face a national climate of rising intolerance and a widening partisan gap in perception of the value and impact of higher education. In these politically volatile times, how can faculty work together to preserve and sustain the values of academic freedom? Read 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 ...

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 ...

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