Teaching Excellence Events


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Speakers: Business Faculty Committee - Brion Scudder, Prashanth Bharadwaj, Ramesh Soni

How and where do you do your best teaching? The IUP Business Faculty is working to ensure the highest caliber teaching both in person and online. Join the Business School Faculty Committee to learn…

RSVP not required.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

IUP Faculty & TAs are invited to attend this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday Workshop on February 4, 2017 from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm in HSS 126.

Dr. Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas is an associate professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia and was the principle investigator for the National Study of Living-Learning Programs from 2001-2011.  Dr. Inkelas not only studies living-learning programs but has worked directly with them while a faculty member at the University of Maryland, having served as Faculty Director of the Advocates for Children living-learning program within the College Park Scholars.  She has published numerous articles on living-learning programs and is the lead author of a forthcoming book on living-learning programs.

Light refreshments will be served at 8:30 am.  The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 am.  Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP by Thursday, January 26, 2017 by clicking on the link below, or by copying and pasting it into your web browser:


Remember to RSVP only if you are serious about attending, as meals will be charged per person.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Teaching and Sensitivity

HUB Monongahela Room

Sadie Mummert from the Criminology Department will discuss how teaching and talking about victimization and other sensitive topics/experiences in college courses may result in students feeling re-victimized or realizing they have been affected by these topics/experiences during those conversations. She will provide tips and strategies for instructors to be more aware of and sensitive to the life experiences of their students.

No RSVP required.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Google Apps for In-class Assessment

HUB-Monongahela Room

Have you ever wondered if your students were ‘getting it’ and wished you had a way to quickly assess their understanding?  Thanks to several Google apps, you can now survey the class and have the results analyzed in an instant.  Kahoot, Plickers, Socrative, and Google Forms are fun, powerful tools that will change the way that you gauge your students’ knowledge.

Presented by Brian Sharp, Mathematics Department

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Dualities: Teaching Dual Level Courses

HUB-Monongahela Room