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Universal Design for Learning Workshop & Resources

What is universal design for learning and why do you need to know? The CTE Faculty Learning Community on Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning designed a half-day workshop focused on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for participants to explore ways to teach effectively to a broad audience of students. You can also find some helpful resources for syllabi and building Acessible documents on this post. Read more ...

FAQs for Faculty Learning Communities

We hope you will apply to join or to facilitate an FLC for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applications are due April 24, 2017.

This is a great experience for faculty to meet colleagues from different disciplines across the university and to learn about a focused pedagogy in a community setting. What are you interested in exploring? 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 ...

Winter Intensive on Student Engagement

On January 17th, we held a Winter Intensive Workshop on Student Engagement with five faculty presenters from across campus. In this post, we're sharing a few resources from the event, including presentation slides and handouts. Read more ...

Student Engagement in the Classroom: Best Practices

The FLC group, Student Engagement in the Classroom: Best Practices has written a white paper to share with the teaching community at USF and will also be hosting a teaching cafe on Wednesday, September 21st and Thursday, September 22nd. Download their paper and RSVP to the cafe! Read more ...

Video Contest: Engaging International Students

Video Contest: Engaging International Students

Open to all current USF faculty, staff and students!

Use your creativity, video and storytelling skills to help us bring our Top 10 Lists to life in a 2-minute video!

The Practical Strategies for Working with International Students Faculty Learning Community spent the year coming up with two lists of best practices for faculty and international students at USF.

  • Our Top 10 for Faculty encourages professors to share and try new techniques to engage international students in the classroom.
  • Our Top 10 for Students provides international students with useful tips for achieving success in the classroom.

Now we need your help creating 2-3 minute videos that express these ideas in a dynamic visual format. Read more ...

Announcing the 2016 - 2017 Faculty Learning Communities!

We are supporting three stupendous FLCs for the 2016-2017 academic year. Groups of 6-10 faculty will explore their teaching practices in the realms of Field Study Courses, Hybrid Learning Experiences, and Accessible Pedagogy and Universal Design for Learning. Two of these groups are still accepting members. If you are interested in joining either open group, please inquire via email. Read more ...

Flipped Classroom FLC Website

The 2012-2013 Faculty Learning Community on Flipped Classrooms developed an outstanding website about flipping in higher education. The website includes videos, tips, useful links, real-life stories, and more. Their website consists of the following sections: Read more ...

Profiles in Community-Engaged Learning

During the 2014–2015 academic year there was a Faculty Learning Community focused on the topic of Community-Engaged Learning. One of the outcomes of that faculty group is the new published PDF booklet titled: Profiles In Community-Engaged Learning. Read more ...

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