Learning to Look Workshop II: How Do I Know What My Students Are Learning?

How do you really know if your students are learning what you think they are learning? Come to this workshop to discover easy, effective ways of collecting more reliable information about knowing 1. how deeply your students are absorbing the course content Read more ...

Learning to Look Workshop I: Class Observations

Observation of teaching is an essential tool for ensuring quality instruction. But there is considerable evidence that common observation procedures are not as accurate, fair, or efficient as we would want them to be. This workshop is designed for faculty who observe colleagues or make decisions based on observations. Read more ...

CTE Brown Bag Conversation "Teaching in the Current Climate"

The CTE is hosting a brown bag conversation for USF faculty on March 23rd from 12:00 - 1:00 in UC 503. Please bring your lunch and join us for a community conversation! Read more ...

Nick Zepke, Visiting Scholar on Student Engagement at USF

As a highlight to our year-long focus on the topic of student engagement, the CTE and the 2015-2016 Faculty Learning Community on Student Engagement in The Classroom: Best Practices invited Nick Zepke of Massey University, New Zealand to give a talk and a workshop at USF during the first week of March. Read more ...

February 8th Faculty Salon with CTE

On Wednesday, February 8th from 5–7 p.m. in UC 503, the CTE will host a faculty salon to showcase and share the great work and innovations of our colleagues here at USF. Lewis Buzbee (Master of Fine Arts in Writing) will talk about his book Blackboard and Monika Hudson (Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy) will present her research regarding identity and its impact on behaviors from her dissertation to her most recent work with Chinese family businesses.

There’s no need to RSVP for this event. We hope you’ll join us for some light foodstuffs and emerge inspired!

Annual Provost's Lecture on Teaching & Learning

Oct. 6 | 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in McLaren 250

Join us Thursday, October 6th 2016, for the annual Provost's Lecture on Teaching & Learning! Our guest this year is Andrew Delbanco (Columbia University), who will be talking about his book, College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be, which investigates the mysteries of learning in the context of the commercialization of education and the pressures of assessment. We read Delbanco's book this year for the CTE Summer Book Club.

It will certainly be a provocative discussion about the big issues in higher education! Coffee and cookies will be served.

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