Events & Workshops

Faculty Commons Calendar

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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Jan 25 & 26: Soup & Syllabus

To help you prepare for the spring 2017 semester, the Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning is offering a walk-in “Soup & Syllabus” clinic with our partners in CTAL offices, Gore Hall room 212.  During this clinic we will review your syllabus, provide...

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Dec 13: Book Club

The 2017 Winter Faculty Institute will kick off with a featured guest workshop by Michele DiPietro, co-author of How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. The book was listed at No. 3 on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Top 10 Books on...

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Dec 19, 20, 21: Grading Party

Who: UD faculty and graduate students Where: Faculty Commons–116 Pearson Hall When: Monday, Dec. 19, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. What to expect: IT Academic Technology Services staff will be available at the Faculty...

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Nov 30: Book Club

The UD Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Wednesday, November 30, at 12:00 p.m., to discuss Mychal Denzel Smith’s Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education. Invisible Man is an account of Smith’s experiences as a student at Hampton...

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Nov 16: GIS Day

The University of Delaware Library and IT Client Support Systems will host GIS Day from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a program of lightning talks and poster sessions in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library. The program will begin at 10...

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Annual Events

Commons News

Registration open for UD Capture

UD Capture, UD’s classroom recording service, is available in all centrally scheduled classrooms upon request. UD faculty members are encouraged to sign up for UD Capture classroom recording service by noon, Friday, Feb. 3 to ensure that the first day of their spring...

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Dear Faculty Commons

Attendance is a very important element of my course. I enforce a strict policy, but with so many students per section, it can be time-consuming. I see that I can record attendance in Canvas.  Alternatively, I was thinking of creating an assignment for each class which...

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