Below is a text-only version of the August Faculty Commons Newsletter

August Edition

Keep Calm & Teach On: August 13 – 20

Registration is open for the 4th annual Keep Calm & Teach On (KCTO) back-to-school bootcamp. Whether your interests lie in improving class climate, learning about new campus resources, or strengthening your teaching technology prowess, KCTO has something for you!

Learn more about the more than 30 KCTO sessions and register at the KCTO website.

 

What’s easy to bring into your course (and what’s new)

Time to read: 1.5 minutes

Do you want students to explore primary sources? Maybe you’re considering having them watch videos to limit required reading? There’s a session for that!

Learn about the Library’s KCTO session on reimagining your course materials.

 

Matthew Trevett-Smith’s approach to just-in-time teaching

Time to read: 2 minutes

The Director of the Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning shares his thoughts on “just-in-time” teaching and the first day of classes.

Read on for Matt’s advice.

 

KCTO tech-focused sessions

Time to read: 1.5 minutes

Looking to incorporate new tech in your course this semester? Or just looking to dive deeper into a tool you already use?

Check out these tech-focused sessions that can help you with both!

 

Find out what your peers are up to at KCTO this year

Time to read: 3 minutes

Many of this year’s sessions are facilitated by instructors from across campus.

Find out who!

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