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 February schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, February 8 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) – Classroom Assessment Techniques  – Register here
  • Friday, February 10 (11:00 – 12:15 p.m.) – Developing and Using Rubrics – Register here
  • Wednesday, February 15 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) – Effective Use of Small Group Instruction – Register here
  • Friday, February 17 (10:00 – 11:15 a.m.)—Increasing Participation and Interaction (Inside & Outside of Class) – Register here
  • Thursday, February 23 (11:00 – 12:15 p.m.) – Grading Student Assessments – Register here
  • Friday, February 24 (10:00 – 11:15 a.m.) – Working with International Students – Register here
  • Monday, February 27 (1:30 – 2:45 p.m.) – Aligning Technology with Pedagogical Goals – Register here

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

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.

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

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