Teaching Talks

Participate in a series of informal teaching talks during 2017 the spring semester

You are invited to participate in a series of informal teaching talks throughout 2017.  These are opportunities for participants to comfortably share teaching concerns and discuss techniques and strategies with colleagues, experts, and CETL staff.  All sessions will take place in Rowe 319.  All UConn instructors —graduate students, TAs, and APIRs, as well as adjunct, tenure-track and tenured faculty—are encouraged to attend.

The March schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, March 3 (10:00 – 11:15 a.m.) – Classroom Assessment Techniques for Examining Student Reactions to Instruction  – Register here
  • Monday, March 6 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) –Encouraging the Growth Mindset in Students – Register here
  • Wednesday, March 8 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) – The Teaching Persona: Self-Presentation & Who You Are as A Teacher – Register here
  • Monday, March 20 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.)—Writing a Teaching Philosophy – Register here
  • Friday, March 24 (11:00 – 12:15 p.m.) – The Actor’s Tools & How They Can Enhance Your Teaching – Register here
  • Monday, March 27 (10:00 – 11:15 a.m.) – Planning a Service Learning Course – Register here
  • Monday, March 27 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) – Peer Observation of Teaching – Register here
  • Thursday, March 30 (12:30 – 1:45 p.m.) – Typical Challenges That Adjuncts Face – Register here
  • Friday, March 31 (10:00 – 11:15 a.m.) – More Than Language: A Discussion of Non-linguistic Issues Affecting International Classrooms – Register Here

The April schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, April 3         1:30 – 2:45   – Group and Teamwork – Register here
  • Thursday, April 6    1:30 – 2:45  – Feedback & Assessment Strategies –  Register here
  • Monday, April 10   1:30 – 2:45   –  Exploring Opportunity Through Service Learning – Register here
  • Tuesday, April 18   1:30 – 2:45   – Turning Teaching Struggles into Success – Register here
  • Friday, April 21       1:30 – 2:45  – Writing (or revising) a Teaching Philosophy – Register here
  • Monday, April 24   10:00 – 11:15  – Leading Effective Discussions – Register here
  • Tuesday, April 25   1:30 – 2:45   – The Actor’s Tools & How They Can Enhance Your Teaching – Register here
  • Friday, April 28       10:00 – 11:15 -Lessons Learned:  Reflecting on your Course & Preparing for the Next One – Register here

Attend all the sessions or choose only those covering the topics that most interest you. 

Contact Suzanne LaFleur if you have questions or would like more information.

 

HANDS-ON HUSKYCT Workshop

Is your HuskyCT Grade Center ready for midterm and final grade calculations? Do you have questions about using HuskyCT tools in your course? Join us for hands on guidance with HuskyCT, including Grade Center. Workshops take place in Rowe 319 except via Webex dates.

Please bring your laptop.

– Thursday, 3/9, 10am – 11am – Register here
– Friday, 3/10, 2pm – 3pm – Register here
– Wednesday, 3/15, 1:30pm – 2:30pm – Register here
– Thursday, 3/16, 12pm – 1pm – Register here
– Wednesday, 3/22, 11am – noon – Register here
– Thursday, 3/23, 10am – 11am – Register here
– Wednesday, 3/29, 2pm – 3pm – Register here
– Thursday, 3/30, 11am – noon – Register here

 

April schedule is as follows:

Tues., 4/4, 2-3 pm – Preparing your Grade Center for finals

Thurs., 4/6, 10-11 am – Kaltura & Collbaborate

Wed., 4/12, 1-2 pm – Using LockDown Browser

Thurs., 4/13, 12-1 pm – Grade Center Basics

Wed., 4/19, 1-2 pm – SafeAssign and plagiarism

Thurs., 4/20 – 10-11 am – Kaltura & Collaborate

Tues., 4/25, 3-4 pm – Preparing your Grade Center for Finals

Wed., 4/26, 1-2 pm – Using Test, Surveys, and Pools

Tues., 5/2, 2-3 pm – Grade Center Basics

Wed., 5/3, 1-2 pm – Using Test, Surveys, and Pools

Mon., 5/8, 10-11 am – Checking your Grade Center for Grade Calculation

Tues., 5/9, 12-1 pm – Checking your Grade Center for Grade Calculation

 

Hands-On HuskyCT via WebEx:

Tues., 4/11, 1:30-2:30 – Grade Center Preparation for Finals

Mon., 4/17, 2-3 pm –  Exploring HuskyCT Tools for Future Courses

Thurs., 4/27 – 11-noon – Using Test, Surveys, and Pools

Friday, 5/5 – noon – 1 pm – Grade Center Preparation for Finals

Contact Daniel Facchinetti if you have questions or would like more information.