Events & Workshops

Faculty Commons Calendar

Faculty Commons Events

Digital Scholarship Method Series

Are you 1; are you two; are you three years old; are you 4.5 yo? We all answer questions differently. As scholars, that means we have to grapple with the complexity of “messy” data—whether that’s what our research subjects enter into forms or how we name...

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GIS Workshops

Data mapping can help you discern unidentified patterns and enhance your own research—or the research your students have to do on their upcoming assignment. During the five geographic information system (GIS) workshops happening this semester, discover the...

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Feb 9: How do I document my teaching for promotion FFR

The University of Delaware Center for the Teaching and Assessment of Learning is hosting the first spring semester First Friday Roundtable on “Documenting Teaching for Promotion,” from 3:30-5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, in 208 Gore Hall. Faculty from across the...

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Feb 16: Digital Pedagogy Lab 2018

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center (IHRC) and the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press would like to extend an invitation to all faculty, staff, graduate students and post-docs. to attend the 2018 Digital Pedagogy Lab.  The...

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Survey Research Clinic, Spring 2018

What: One-on-one consultation times for assistance with data collection using survey research. Bring your project to discuss. Who: Consultations will be with Tibor Tóth, Ph.D. assistant professor, School of Public Policy and Administration and associate...

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Feb 15: Faculty Commons Book Club

The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Thursday, February 15, at 12:30 p.m., to discuss Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil. This session will be co-facilitated by Jenny Lambe, Associate Professor of Communication, and Kevin...

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Nov 3: FFR | Why don’t students do the reading?

The University of Delaware’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning (CTAL) is hosting the November 3 First Friday Roundtable in Gore Hall 208 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Register. Faculty often ask, “How do I get my students to do the reading?” Students may...

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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...

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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...

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Teaching To Do List

Have a bunch of last-month-of-the-semester tasks bouncing around in your head? While tasks you haven’t done can distract you, making a plan to get them done can free you from anxiety. Get those tasks off your mind and onto your to do list. #1 Incorporate...

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Dear Faculty Commons

I’ve never taught a course with more than 40 students before, and next fall I’m scheduled to teach a lecture course with 80 students. I’m not sure how this increase in enrollment will affect my approach to teaching, and I am nervous that the classroom will...

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What’s new this year at SIT

Each year we ask for feedback from faculty who attend our summer institutes--we’ve taken last years feedback (and some ideas of our own) to improve your experience for SIT 2018. Here’s what’s new and what’s changed. Name Change Not everyone who teaches...

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Get Psyched for SIT

I attend the Summer Institute for 3 main reasons: 1) to learn more about the variety of courses offered and the diverse styles in which professors teach them, 2) to network with other colleagues who genuinely care about their teaching — you need friends...

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