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Pedagogy Trick & Treat

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

We thought we would celebrate the fall holidays by hosting a new event where faculty convene to cultivate and conspire ... all around teaching, of course! Please save the date for this energizing session that's about sharing our best tricks and treats of teaching. Read more ...

OpenStax and Open Education Resources Webinar with CTE and Gleeson Library|Geschke Center

Oct. 30 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in Gleeson Library Electronic Classroom Room 139

Join Gleeson Library | Geschke Center and CTE for this Open Acccess Week 2018 Event: OPENSTAX AND OPEN EDUCATION WEBINAR

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Teaching Cafe: Teaching Controversial Issues: Framing Issues and Choosing Pedagogical Approaches

Conflicts in the U.S. and abroad are making educators pay increasing attention to how we teach controversial issues in ways that cultivate inquiry, critical thinking, and political consciousness. This teaching cafe grows out of last year’s Faculty Learning Community on the same topic. The cafe will focus on how to frame controversies we want to explore with students, and how to choose pedagogical approaches to teach them. 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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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