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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 ...

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 ...

Teaching Cafe: Small Teaching

Small changes can make a big difference. In this one-hour workshop, Sarah Capitelli (Teacher Education) and Helen Maniates (Teacher Education) will share some small strategies for student motivation and mastery. Read more ...

Annual Provost's Lecture in Teaching & Learning

Join Provost Donald Heller and the Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence for a crucial inquiry into the academic life with Maggie Berg (Queens University) and Barbara K. Seeber (Brock University). Read more ...

Open Education Panel and Workshop

How much is your textbook? The cost of textbooks is a barrier to student learning, so Gleeson Library is partnering with the Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence Read more ...

Teaching Cafe: Universal Design for Learning

Join Dr. Emily A. Nusbaum (Learning & Instruction) and Dr. Nicole Gonzales Howell (Rhetoric & Language) for a CTE Teaching Cafe all about using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in your classroom.

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Spring 2018 Social Justice Supper Club

Join a three-part dinner and discussion series for USF faculty! Read more ...

Social Justice Supper Club

Join a three-part dinner and discussion series for faculty!

The Social Justice Supper Club continues this fall with the generous collaboration of the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought. This semester, we’ll extend the conversations of the CTE Faculty Summer Book Club, examining questions of justice and the Jesuit Mission raised by The Slow Professor: Challenging The Culture of Speed in the Academy (Berg & Seeber). Note: you do not need to have read the book nor attended the book club to participate. Read more ...

On Grading Participation

Grading participation is a concern that pops up now and again in faculty conversations about teaching at USF. On the surface, allowing for participation to count toward a grade can offer students alternative chances to improve their grades (and encourage engagement as part the learning process) however very real and common systematic problems lie in how we evaluate participation. Read more ...

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