Events & Workshops

Faculty Commons Calendar

First Friday Roundtable: Teaching and Learning Grants @ UD

The First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware continues on March 3 with "Teaching & Learning Grants @ UD," a program highlighting many of the teaching and learning grants that are available to UD faculty.  From 3:30-5 p.m. in 208 Gore Hall UD...

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March 15: Book Club

March 15th's meeting of the Faculty Commons Book Club will cover Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson. We will meet in 116 Pearson Hall from noon to 1:00 pm. Drinks & desserts provided. RSVP requested. The facilitators of...

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Feb 21: Power and the Academy, TLC

Beginning in February, the University of Delaware’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will be offering a new series of faculty conversations to address pressing contemporary issues that affect student learning. Given the tense national climate, many...

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Feb 15: DIY-Interactive Learning Quiz Shows

Jeopardy! has been attracting audiences for over 50 years. Infuse some energy class into your class using the game show model with Flippity.net and a Google spreadsheet. Learn novel techniques that incorporate group work to create motivating (and memorable) exam...

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Feb 22: “A Field Guide to Lies” Book Club

The February Book Club meeting will discuss A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin Co-Facilitators: Meg Grotti, Associate Librarian and Assistant Head of Instructional Services, Reference and Instructional Services...

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10th Anniversary of the Student Multimedia Design Center

The University of Delaware Library will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Student Multimedia Design Center (SMDC) with activities February 21 - 24, 2017. Some activities will be available all week, such as a photo booth with SMDC-themed props, while each of the...

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Feb 10: Inclusive Teaching First Friday Roundtable

The First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will begin for the spring semester with the program “Inclusive Teaching!” from 3:30-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, in 208 Gore Hall. The Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning (CTAL) has invited a...

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WAC Wednesdays Workshops

Do you want to improve student learning by bringing more writing into your courses? The University Writing Centers and the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning are partnering to offer a series of Writing Across the Curriculum workshops to help you...

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What we’re reading now

Want to get up to speed on multimedia literacy topics?  Here’s a short list of what we’re reading.   Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners:  This 2014 text by Tom Mackey and Trudi Jacobsen provides an expanded definition for...

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