u How can we help? Attend an event Find funding What’s new at Faculty Commons? Sept 8: FFR-Why don’t they talk? by Lauren | August 14, 2017 | CTAL, Events, Faculty Commons | 0 Comments Why should faculty care about building a classroom community? Students who bond with the faculty and their peers, are more motivated and committed to learning. Furthermore, they feel safe and will develop a sense of belonging. Faculty members who engage in fostering... Read More 4 Things to do this summer to improve your courses by Lauren | August 3, 2017 | Faculty Commons, Newsletter | 0 Comments 1. Review your syllabus. Focus on your learning outcomes and what skills you want to help students build over the course of the semester. Realign your assignments to meet these goals and revise rubrics to support specific outcomes. Check out the UD Syllabus Template... Read More Support UD’s Future Faculty as they take on their first teaching responsibilities by rnickle | August 3, 2017 | Faculty Commons, Newsletter | 0 Comments Graduate students who are new to teaching are warmly welcomed to CTAL’s Teaching Assistant Orientation on August 21st from 1:00-5:00 pm. If you are currently supervising a graduate student who will be teaching for the first time, encourage them to attend this event to... Read More 5 things we learned at SFI 2017 by Lauren | June 21, 2017 | Faculty Commons, Newsletter | 0 Comments Great teaching can start with small changes Two of our keynote speakers, James Lang and Mills Kelly, reminded us that even small changes to our teaching can have huge impacts. Prior to introducing our first keynote speaker, UD's own Agnes Ly demonstrated a small... Read More Check out our latest newsletters! Tweets by UDFaculty Faculty Commons is open for drop-ins Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Call (302) 831-0640 for more information or to schedule an appointment.