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Faculty Commons Calendar

Faculty Commons Events

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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May 5: First Friday Roundtable and Unconference

The 2016-2017 First Friday Faculty Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will conclude on Friday, May 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Faculty Commons (116 Pearson Hall). The session will be an “unconference” where attendees will set the agenda and address the issues that...

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May 18: Book Club

The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Thursday, May 18, at 12:00 p.m., to discuss Teaching History in the Digital Age by T. Mills Kelly. This session will be facilitated co-facilitated by Tracy Jentzsch, Program Coordinator, Museum Studies...

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Q&A with Brad Wolgast: Students under duress

Brad Wolgast Director of the Center for Counseling & Student Development Q&A WITH BRAD WOLGAST Director of Center for Counseling & Student Development Q: Where did you come from? A: After finishing my doctorate at Temple University, and working...

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Dear Faculty Commons

What is a statement of teaching philosophy and how do I write one? -Lost in dossier-ville Dear Lost in Dossier-ville, A statement of teaching philosophy is a short narrative, full of specific examples, that highlights your unique approach to teaching. The...

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iClicker update for spring 2018

An extremely quick and easy update is now available and recommended for all instructors using iClicker this semester.  While the update is recommended for everyone, this update is REQUIRED for successful integration with Canvas. Settings for existing...

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