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Faculty Commons Events

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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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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Teaching To Do List

Have a bunch of last-month-of-the-semester tasks bouncing around in your head? While tasks you haven’t done can distract you, making a plan to get them done can free you from anxiety. Get those tasks off your mind and onto your to do list. #1 Incorporate...

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Dear Faculty Commons

I’ve never taught a course with more than 40 students before, and next fall I’m scheduled to teach a lecture course with 80 students. I’m not sure how this increase in enrollment will affect my approach to teaching, and I am nervous that the classroom will...

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