February 12, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Gore Hall 208:
The first roundtable of the semester will be “UD Faculty Commons Grants: Developing your idea into a fundable project.”  It will feature partners in the Faculty Commons who offer funding each year for faculty to create or re-design courses, experiment with new pedagogies, improve their teaching practice through conference attendance, and perform research related to teaching and learning. This roundtable will highlight some of those funding opportunities and provide participants with opportunities to ask questions and seek feedback from funders.
Register at http://www.udel.edu/002798

March 4, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Gore Hall 208: Assessing your own teaching and emphasizing excellence for promotion, tenure, and review. . Participants will explore methods for assessing teaching effectiveness and documenting their teaching excellence.
Register at http://www.udel.edu/002799

{Note: this session has been rescheduled to this new date}
April 15, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Gore Hall 208:
Motivating students to be academically honest. Should TurnItIn.com software be used or are there other strategies we can use? Plagiarism detection software like TurnItIn.com has been used by some, while others have concerns about ethics, pedagogy, and false positives. Participants will explore these issues and alternative strategies to incite academic honesty.
Register at http://www.udel.edu/002800

May: Motivating students to do their best on your assessments. May 6, 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Gore Hall 208. Even the best assessments can provide inaccurate information if students do not do their best on them. Participants in this session will learn how UD colleagues Daniel Sullivan and Sharon Watson provide students multiple opportunities to do their best, reduce their stress, and increase learning.
Register at http://www.udel.edu/002801

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