Faculty Commons News

UD Capture Deadline for Spring 2016

University of Delaware faculty members are encouraged to sign up for the UD Capture classroom recording service by noon, Friday, Feb. 5. This free service records classroom presentations and discussions for faculty and students to review after class. All centrally... read more

Winter Faculty Institute, Jan 6-8

The 2016 Winter Faculty Institute and Problem-Based Learning Workshop, scheduled Jan. 6-8, 2016, is titled “PBL Classic. PBL New.” Participation is free for UD faculty and teaching staff, but there are fees for participants from outside the University. Registration... read more

Dec 16: Lucidchart Demonstration

If your department purchases licenses for Visio, Inspiration, or other diagramming software you may want to explore a cost-effective alternative, Lucidchart.  A product demonstration geared towards teaching applications is scheduled in the Faculty Commons on December... read more

Dec 17-21: Grading Parties

Who: UD faculty and graduate students Where: Faculty Commons–116 Pearson Hall When: Thursday, December 17th (1 pm-4:30 pm) Friday, December 18th (9 am-12 pm) Monday, December 21st (9 am-4:30 pm) What to expect: IT Academic Technology Services staff will be... read more

Dec 16: Game Night

Faculty Commons invites faculty and staff to come get your game on in Faculty Commons for Game Night. Who: UD faculty and staff (you!) Why: Because you deserve to have some fun. Where: Faculty Commons – 116 Pearson Hall When: NEW TIME!  December 16, from 4:00 – 6:30... read more

Nov 18: Game Night

Faculty Commons invites faculty and staff to come get your game on in Faculty Commons for Game Night. Who: UD faculty and staff (you!) Why: Because you deserve to have some fun. Where: Faculty Commons – 116 Pearson Hall When: NEW TIME!  Nov 18, from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.... read more

Conceptual understanding

We received email from Hal White, professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, that raises some important thoughts about a new article about conceptual understanding: “We talk a lot about conceptual understanding, but its meaning may not be the same for each person.... read more

Dec 2: “How College Works” Book Club

When: Wednesday, December 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Bring a brown bag lunch; drinks and dessert will be provided. Where: Faculty Commons, 116 Pearson Hall Please RSVP. How College Works by Daniel F. Chambliss, et al. Constrained by shrinking budgets, can colleges do more to... read more

Nov 12: Faculty Commons first year anniversary

The University of Delaware’s Faculty Commons will host its one-year anniversary party from 3-6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, in Faculty Commons, 116 Pearson Hall. Faculty members, graduate teaching assistants and all those who support teaching at UD are invited to attend... read more

Oct 29: Game Night

Faculty Commons invites faculty and staff to come get your game on in Faculty Commons, October 29, 2015, for our fourth Game Night. Who: UD faculty and staff (you!) Why: Because you deserve to have some fun. Where: Faculty Commons – 116 Pearson Hall... read more

Oct 21: Culturally Responsive Teaching

Is lecturing fair for all students? If not, what are other alternatives?   In a recent NY Times Sunday Review article, Are College Lectures Unfair?, Ann Murphy Paul considers the inequitable practice of lecturing. During this conversation, participants will... read more

Sept 30: Game Night

Faculty Commons invites faculty and staff to come get your game on in Faculty Commons, Sept 30, 2015, for our third Game Night. Who: UD faculty and staff (you!) Why: Because you deserve to have some fun. Where: Faculty Commons – 116 Pearson Hall When: Wednesday, Sept... read more

Sept 11: Teaching Workshop for New Faculty

  The First Friday Roundtable session begins this fall with “Teaching at UD: Workshop for New Faculty,” on Friday, Sept 11, from 3:30-5 p.m. in 208 Gore Hall. New faculty — and all those curious about teaching resources — are encouraged to attend to find out... read more

Classroom technology orientation sessions

University Media Services is offering a brief information session on using classroom technology. This orientation will explain about the latest technology used in the classroom.  Bring your questions and you will be awarded the opportunity to win an iPad! Please pick... read more

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9:45 am - 12:15 pm

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