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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Thacher Gallery Resource for Teachers

Rising shorelines. Queer identity. Black out migration. Print culture. Environmental theology. The Iraq War. Native Californians. Geometry. These are just a handful of the topics explored in recent exhibitions at the Thacher Gallery and now there’s a resource to assist you in identifying ways to use gallery exhibitions for your specific class. Read more ...

Student Panel at the Ed Tech Expo

Faculty learn about new teaching technologies from colleagues, developers, teaching centers, and instructional technologists — but what do students have to say about teaching with technology?

To gain more insight into the student experience of technology at USF and to give a voice to students, CTE Co-Director Jonathan Hunt led a student panel at the Ed Tech Expo on March 28, 2017. 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 ...

Dean Rader on Post-Truth Teaching

Dean Rader (English) kindly shares his November 19th article in the Huffington Post, "Post-Truth Teaching." We asked him for his thoughts about teaching in what feels to many of us like a new, [insert adjective of your choice] era. Read more ...

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