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Faculty Commons Events

Aug. 20: Teaching Assistant Orientation

Going from being a student to someone students look to as a teacher can be a difficult transition to make. Thankfully, TAO is an all-day event that is intended to help new graduate Teaching Assistants ease into their new leadership role. Multiple breakout sessions...

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Keep Calm and Teach On 2018

The fourth annual Keep Calm and Teach On back-to-school workshop series, August 13 through August 21, is here to help get you get ready for the upcoming semester! With over 40 sessions and a wide variety of topics there's sure to be something of interest to everyone...

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Fall 2018 Book Club

The Faculty Commons Book Club will be meeting on the following dates for the fall 2018 semester. Everyone is welcome to join in on the conversation. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 12:30PM - 1:30PM | Faculty Commons This book club will be led by Avron...

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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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Faculty Commons Newsletter | August Edition

Below is the text-only version of the August Faculty Commons Newsletter. COOL DOWN, KEEP CALM & TEACH ON EDITION Summer’s almost over, but don’t panic! Faculty Commons is just getting started with a month full of programs, services, and drop-in support to...

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Lookin’ good

The UD Library, Museums and Press website has a new look and feel! The redesign was based largely on the growing needs of researchers accessing the site on mobile platforms, combined with branding standards, accessibility needs and data of what was used...

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How to get started in Canvas

The migration to the Canvas learning management system is almost complete. Sakai users, remember you have until December 21, 2018, to migrate existing Sakai sites to Canvas staging sites or to back up any site content you wish to retain. If you need more...

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Your Canvas Speedgrader questions answered

As you fine tune your course for the fall, this post will address the most commonly asked questions about grading in Canvas. If we missed your question, let us know (t2c-info@udel.edu) or join us for a workshop, August 16th at 1:30, on the Speedgrader tool...

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UD Capture registration

Now's the time to take advantage of UD Capture classroom recording by signing up your fall course at http://ats.udel.edu/udcapture. This free service records your projected computer visuals and the audio from your class for you and your students to review...

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Dear Faculty Commons

Eek! I can’t believe the summer is already almost over. I feel like my hair is on fire! I have so many questions about what to do before the fall semester starts. Can you help me answer some of my most-pressing questions RIGHT NOW?! Signed, Losing-my-cool...

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Dear Faculty Commons

Eek! I can’t believe the summer is already almost over. I feel like my hair is on fire! I have so many questions about what to do before the fall semester starts. Can you help me answer some of my most-pressing questions RIGHT NOW?! Signed, Losing-my-cool...

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