Sept 8: FFR-Why don’t they talk?

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...

5 things we learned at SFI 2017

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...

June 22 – June 30: SFI follow-up events

If you missed Summer Faculty Institute 2017, or would like a deeper dig into your favorite showcased tools, we have planned sessions based on your feedback. Registration, though not required, has benefits: a reminder email and access to the sessions learning...

Teaching as research with CIRTL

On June 30, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) will lead a workshop on the concept of Teaching-as-Research (TAR) as part of the official 2017 Summer Faculty Institute program. Officially in operation since January 2017, CIRTL’s...