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Living-Learning Communities Workshop: Using Evidenced-Based Best Practices

IUP faculty and TAs are invited to attend this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday Workshop on February 4, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in HSS 126.

Posted on 12/5/2016 1:42:06 PM

Why Did I Get This Grade? (Grade and Grade Appeals)

Faculty and graduate students: Please join us for this Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting regarding grade and grade appeals on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 11/2/2016 2:08:25 PM

Diversity in the Classroom: Building Awareness and Teaching Tips for Faculty

On Saturday, Oct 29, 2016, the IUP Racial Justice Coalition for Change and the Center for Teaching Excellence offered a workshop on Diversity in the Classroom.

Posted on 11/2/2016 11:27:16 AM

How University Professors are Including Online Privacy Issues in General Instruction

The Center for Teaching Excellence and its Reflective Practice Project announce an additional CTE pedagogy panel in an effort to support Cyber Security Awareness. It will be held as the last session in the annual Cyber Security/Information Assurance Day on November 3, 2016, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 10/28/2016 11:01:46 AM

Entering the Classroom: Taking the Podium Instead of a Seat

Graduate students: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be behind the podium in the classroom instead of in a seat facing it? If so, you won’t want to miss the last seminar in the Preparing Future Faculty Series on Monday, November 7, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Ackerman 116.

Posted on 10/26/2016 3:30:44 PM

Learn How to Develop a Solid Teaching Philosophy

Graduate students: Have you given any thought to your teaching philosophy? If so, you won't want to miss “Rejection Before the Hiring Interview: The Importance of Developing a Solid Teaching Philosophy, which will be held on Monday, October 17.

Posted on 10/12/2016 10:49:13 AM

When Flipping Falters...What Follows? Flipping Your Classroom Just a Little Bit

For faculty and TAs only. This panel discusses its experiences with flipping in large classes or laboratory sections at IUP, how the faculty “flipped out,” and how they modified their teaching to incorporate the principles of flipping. Thursday, October 13, 3:30–5:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 10/6/2016 3:51:55 PM

Teaching Circles and Success Stories

This Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room. 

Posted on 9/22/2016 3:46:20 PM

Come Learn About Becoming a Future Faculty Member on September 26

Graduate students: Have you ever considered a career in higher education, including instructor positions at a community college? If so, please join us on Monday, September 26, to learn more about academia in general and how to prepare to apply for college teaching positions.

Posted on 9/19/2016 2:53:27 PM

Faculty Matters: Students on the Autism Spectrum and Accommodations

Faculty and teaching associates: Please join us for the second Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting of the semester on Wednesday, September 21, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 9/15/2016 4:19:17 PM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting: Back to School

We look forward to seeing faculty and teaching associates this Thursday, August 25, at our first Reflective Large Group meeting of the semester in Ackerman 116 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. No RSVP is needed.

Posted on 8/22/2016 2:54:47 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Recognition Awards

Winners of the 2016 Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Recognition Awards were honored on Wednesday, April 27, during a banquet at the Rustic Lodge in Indiana, Pa.

Posted on 5/11/2016 4:13:39 PM

OneNote Wonders

All IUP faculty members and teaching associates are invited to attend this Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on Wednesday, April 6, from 3:30 to 3:50 p.m. in CHSS 407.

Posted on 4/1/2016 3:39:22 PM

Workshop to Target the Teaching-Advising Connection

Learn more about the teaching-advising connection at a Reflective Practice Saturday workshop on April 2. Each participant will leave the workshop with an individualized plan to enhance his or her advising.

Posted on 2/25/2016 10:03:06 AM

Panel of Excellence: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Faculty and TAs: please join us for this Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on Thursday, March 3, 2016, in the HUB Susquehanna Room. 

Posted on 2/24/2016 3:03:04 PM

Awesome Advice on Advising

The Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting for faculty and teaching associates will take place from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, in the HUB Susquehanna Room.

Posted on 1/27/2016 10:53:56 AM

2016 Faculty Learning Community on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching Excellence, with support from the Office of the Provost, is sponsoring a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Faculty Learning Community for the 2016 calendar year. Deadline for applications: Monday, January 4, 2016.

Posted on 12/14/2015 10:39:09 AM

Tactile Teaching

All faculty and teaching associates are invited to attend the last Reflective Practice meeting of the semester, “Tackling Tactile Teaching,” on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 3:30–4:45 in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 11/30/2015 10:56:19 AM

Shake Things Up With Diverse In-Class Activities

All faculty and teaching assistants are invited to attend this Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 11/9/2015 3:11:32 PM

New Information Literacy Framework and Threshold Concepts: Tripping Point or Tipping Point for Great Teaching?

IUP faculty and teaching associates: don’t miss this Reflective Practice Saturday Workshop. It will be held October 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the HUB Susquehanna Room. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Posted on 10/6/2015 11:24:22 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting: “Technology Test Kitchen: Wikis and Web Whatevers”

All IUP faculty and teaching associates are invited to attend the October Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on Thursday, October 1, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley 201.

Posted on 9/24/2015 9:35:30 AM

Considering Going Up for Promotion?

Faculty interested in applying for promotion: You won’t want to miss this informal information/promotion-box sharing event in room 116, Ackerman Hall, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Posted on 9/3/2015 11:17:09 AM

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me a Teaching Circle!

Calling all faculty: Please join us for the Reflective Practice meeting from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 8/27/2015 9:48:26 AM

Start Right! How to Set the Tone on the First Day of Class

All faculty and TAs are invited to the first Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting of the semester on Thursday, August 20, at 3:30 p.m. in Ackerman 116.

Posted on 8/14/2015 4:22:47 PM

IUP Faculty Recognized at Center for Teaching Excellence 2015 Awards Dinner

Many faculty were awarded for excellence in teaching at the CTE Faculty Recognition Awards Dinner, held at the Rustic Lodge on April 23, 2015.

Posted on 5/12/2015 3:52:17 PM

Use a Multi-Modal Blended Classroom and Save Time Grading!

Faculty and teaching associates are invited to attend this Reflective Practice large group meeting on Wednesday, April 1, from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 3/25/2015 3:27:44 PM

Successful IUP Students Today and Tomorrow

All IUP faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to this professional development workshop on Friday, March 27. National research, along with IUP-specific data, will allow participants to better understand the challenges and opportunities related to preparing students for success, and will allow a collaborative dialogue to take place around how guiding elements of Goal Two of IUP’s Strategic Plan may be achieved.

Posted on 3/20/2015 4:12:05 PM

Reflective Practice Appy Hour

Please join your colleagues for an innovative session from 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, March 5. The topic will be “Engaging Students and Enhancing Instruction with Tablet Technology.”

Posted on 3/2/2015 3:59:38 PM

Award-Winning Teaching Tips: How to Get Your Excellent Teaching Recognized

Faculty and teaching associates: Please join us from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, in the HUB Monongahela Room for this Reflective Practice large group meeting.

Posted on 1/27/2015 1:22:26 PM

Good Ideas and Best Practices in Teaching

Faculty and teaching associates: The Center for Teaching Excellence wants to make sure you know about resources to help you with best practices in teaching (both face-to-face and online).

Posted on 1/21/2015 2:34:33 PM

Review of Key University Policies Related to Teaching

The IUP APSCUF Temporary Faculty Committee and the Center for Teaching Excellence invite all colleagues who were hired in fall 2014 and spring 2015 to attend a presentation on the “Review of Key University Policies Related to Teaching.”

Posted on 1/13/2015 3:56:44 PM

Time Management for Faculty

Clear your calendar for the November Reflective Practice Large-Group Meeting at 3:30 p.m. on November 12 in the Susquehanna Room of the HUB.

Posted on 11/5/2014 10:04:27 AM

Working with International Students: Foster Global Student Success in Your Classroom

Join your faculty colleagues on Thursday, October 2, in the HUB Susquehanna Room for this Reflective Practice Large Group meeting and find out how to foster global student success in your classroom!

Posted on 9/26/2014 10:43:20 AM

Going Up for Promotion?

Faculty interested in applying for promotion: you won’t want to miss this informal information/promotion box sharing event in room 116, Ackerman Hall, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Posted on 9/15/2014 3:49:54 PM

2014 Promotion Box Night: September 17

Faculty interested in applying for promotion: don't miss this informal information/promotion box sharing event in room 116, Ackerman Hall, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Posted on 9/3/2014 1:57:34 PM

Reflective Practice Matchmaker Session: Forming Teaching Circles

Reflective Practice Forming Teaching Circles meeting, Wednesday, September 3, 2014, in the HUB Susquehanna Room.

Posted on 8/27/2014 4:10:14 PM

IUP Faculty Recognized at Center for Teaching Excellence 2014 Awards Dinner

Many faculty were awarded for excellence in teaching at the CTE Faculty Recognition Awards Dinner, held at the Rustic Lodge on May 1, 2014.

Posted on 5/6/2014 9:30:13 AM

John Taylor to Present Evolution of a Class for Reflective Practice

What is way cooler than the temperature outside? Our next Reflective Practice event from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at the Crimson Event Center, of course!

Posted on 2/27/2014 4:22:49 PM

The Professor’s Speech—Part II, A Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday Workshop

All faculty are welcome to attend IUP Theater Professor Rick Kemp’s CTE Saturday Workshop “The Professor’s Speech—Part II” on March 8, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Foster Hall.

Posted on 2/26/2014 2:47:54 PM

Evolution of a Class

The next Reflective Practice event is from 3:30–4:30 p.m. on February 5 at the Crimson Event Center. John Taylor (Geoscience) will present on a different kind of evolution—the transformation of his Paleontology course over the past three decades (and counting).

Posted on 1/29/2014 8:41:30 AM

2014 Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Recognition Awards

To recognize and support outstanding faculty members and teaching associates, the CTE offers awards that recognize teaching excellence and a commitment to our students. Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2014.

Posted on 1/28/2014 10:55:09 AM

Reflective Practice Holiday Gifts

In keeping with the holiday spirit, your Reflective Practice team is planning a Holiday Gift Exchange for 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, in the Crimson Event Center, for its last large group meeting of the 2013 semester.

Posted on 12/2/2013 10:30:55 AM

Please Step Away from the Research Paper, and Engage in Some Active Learning!

Join us on Wednesday, November 13, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall, for a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting on the topic.

Posted on 11/11/2013 2:45:10 PM

Padgett to Present on High Impact Practices

On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Ryan Padgett from Northern Kentucky University will present this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday workshop: “Together for Good: Collaborating In and Out of the Classroom.”

Posted on 10/29/2013 2:35:08 PM

IUP Fall Professional Development Workshop Series: High-Impact Educational Practices

Ryan Padgett will kick off this universitywide discussion on November 8–9, 2013, about High Impact Practices: the 10 best practices in and out of the classroom that have been shown to be highly beneficial to the success of college students.

Posted on 10/23/2013 12:34:51 PM

Save the Date: 2014 PASSHE Virtual Conference

The PASSHE virtual conference takes place February 10–21, 2014, and is completely free for PASSHE faculty and staff.

Posted on 10/10/2013 1:32:07 PM

What is Critical Thinking Anyway?

Reflective Practice large group meeting for IUP faculty and teaching assistants: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 3:30–4:45 in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall. Presented by Danhua Wang, Developmental Studies.

Posted on 9/30/2013 11:09:34 AM

Matchmaker Session: Forming Teaching Circles

This Reflective Practice large-group meeting will be held from 3:35–4:50 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 8/28/2013 2:08:04 PM

Promotion Box Night 2013

Faculty interested in applying for promotion: you won’t want to miss this informal information/promotion box sharing event in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 5:00-6:00 pm.

Posted on 8/28/2013 2:00:10 PM

Ideas for the First Day of Class

Please join us for the first Reflective Practice meeting of the year on Thursday, August 22, 2013, in the Blue Room, Sutton Hall from 3:30–4:45 p.m.

Posted on 8/16/2013 3:00:17 PM

2013 New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation for tenure track faculty will be held at 8:00 a.m. on August 19, 20, and 21, 2013, and at 8:00 a.m. on August 19 and 21 for temporary faculty and teaching associates/assistants.

Posted on 6/5/2013 3:52:52 PM

Runge to Discuss Formative Assessment

On April 17, 2013, Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, will present a session on Formative Assessment from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 4/11/2013 10:33:48 AM

Save These Dates: Two Reflective Practice Large Group Meetings in April

Two Reflective Practice Large Group Meetings will take place in April 2013. These events are open to faculty and teaching associates only.

Posted on 3/25/2013 2:21:52 PM

Grad Student Lassiter Writes About Leadership

Tracy Lassiter, a Ph.D. English Literature and Criticism student and Center for Teaching Excellence advisory board member, gave her definition of leadership in the Athena International, Leadership eNEWS.

Posted on 2/28/2013 8:57:49 AM

Runge to Present on Formative Assessment

Timothy Runge, Educational and School Psychology, will present a session on Formative Assessment at the Reflective Practice Large Group meeting on Wednesday, April 17 March 6, from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 2/27/2013 9:32:02 AM

Teaching Excellence’s Reflective Practice Team Attends High Impact Practices Conference

Seven team members from IUP, representing the Center for Teaching Excellence’s Reflective Practice Project, attended Clarion University’s High Impact Practices Conference in February 2013.

Posted on 2/20/2013 10:07:20 AM

Contemplative Practice and the Transformation of Education

This workshop will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall. This workshop will count as a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting.

Posted on 2/11/2013 2:52:32 PM

“Considering the Courage and Practice of Teaching”

All faculty are invited to attend this Reflective Practice large group meeting on February 7, 2013. Join your colleagues as they listen to, reflect upon, and discuss this interesting conversation between these two respected professionals who are well known to reflective practitioners in academia.

Posted on 1/31/2013 9:49:44 AM

Flipped Course Design: Increase Learning by Harnessing Technology

A Center for Teaching Excellence workshop titled “Flipped Course Design: Increase Learning by Harnessing Technology” will be presented by Ike Shibley, Penn State Berks, on Saturday, February 23, 2013, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 1/30/2013 1:57:55 PM

Woolcock Honored by Center for Teaching Excellence with Faculty Award in His Name

The Center for Teaching Excellence has honored chemistry professor John Woolcock with the establishment of faculty award in his name, in recognition of his longtime volunteer work on behalf of the center and his commitment to the teacher-scholar model.

Posted on 1/14/2013 4:37:27 PM

Holiday Gifts from the Reflective Practice Co-Directors!

Join us at our last RP meeting of the semester, “Gifts of Great Teaching Ideas from RP Co-Directors,” from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 11/28/2012 10:45:59 AM

Nine Essential Traits of the Effective Professor

This Reflective Practice Large Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 11/6/2012 1:59:08 PM

I Used to Have a Handle on Life, But It Broke!

If this workshop title describes you, come and reap the benefits of stress and time management tips on Saturday, October 27, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. in Ackerman 116.

Posted on 10/1/2012 10:57:40 AM

Can You Hear Me Now?

Do students use/abuse cell phones in your classes? If so, you’ll want to be a part of the next Reflective Practice large group meeting on Thursday, October 4, 2012, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/27/2012 9:05:32 AM

Promotion Box Night 2012

Faculty interested in applying for promotion—you won’t want to miss this informal information/promotion box sharing event in Stabley 210 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.

Posted on 8/24/2012 4:02:52 PM

Matchmaker: Teaching Circles

This Reflective Practice Large Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.

Posted on 8/22/2012 2:48:41 PM

Ideas for the First Day of Class!

Let’s get together and talk about some activities you might use to engage your students . . . right from the start! The first Reflective Practice meeting of the year takes place on Thursday, August 23, 2012, in the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 8/22/2012 9:02:20 AM

Save These Dates for New Faculty Orientation

Orientation for new faculty members will be held on August 20–22, 2012. Details will follow soon.

Posted on 6/20/2012 2:39:50 PM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid to Ask: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities

This Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2012, from 3:35–4:45 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, room 109.

Posted on 3/7/2012 4:08:28 PM

Grading Group Work

This Reflective Practice large group meeting will be held on Wednesday March 7, 2012, from 3:35-4:45 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 2/24/2012 2:35:50 PM

Faculty Workshop: “The Professor’s Speech”

A Center for Teaching Excellence workshop by Rick Kemp, Department of Theater and Dance, on March 24, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 2/1/2012 1:39:07 PM

Enhancing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills

This Reflective Practice large group meeting will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 3:35–4:45 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 1/26/2012 4:13:25 PM

Service Learning Expert to Offer Workshops to Faculty, Staff

Patrick Green, a nationally recognized expert in experiential learning, service learning, and civic engagement programs in higher education, will offer two workshops for IUP faculty and staff on Friday, February 10, 2012.

Posted on 1/24/2012 9:42:12 AM

Gifts of Great Teaching Ideas From Reflective Practice Co-Directors

Join us at our last Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting of the semester, “Gifts of Great Teaching Ideas from RP Co-Directors,” from 3:35 to 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the Allenwood.

Posted on 12/1/2011 11:35:47 AM

Promotion Box Night

Going up for promotion? If so, you’ll want to attend Box Night on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Allenwood, Ackerman Hall.

Posted on 10/12/2011 11:19:39 AM

“Why Don’t My Students Think I’m Groovy?”

Dr. Christy Price, psychology professor at Dalton State College, Ga., will present a workshop to IUP faculty titled “Why Don’t My Students Think I’m Groovy? The New ‘R’s for Engaging Millennial Learners” on November 5, 2011.

Posted on 10/12/2011 10:57:30 AM

Faculty Workshop: Copyright Compliance

All faculty members are invited to attend the fourth Reflective Practice Large Group meeting of the Fall 2011 semester, “Copyright Compliance,” on Thursday, November 10, 2011, from 3:35 to 4:45 p.m. in 203 Ackerman.

Posted on 9/19/2011 2:56:13 PM

Using Social Media and YouTube in Your Classroom

All faculty members are invited to attend the Reflective Practice Large Group meeting “Using Social Media and YouTube in the Classroom” on Wednesday, October 5, 2011.

Posted on 9/6/2011 10:34:47 AM

Organization of Teaching Circles

Hear from members of last year’s cross-disciplinary teaching circles and from those who have ideas for new ones. Learn how teaching circles work, and join one for the upcoming year on Thursday, September 8, 2011.

Posted on 9/6/2011 10:19:24 AM

Great Ideas for the First Day of Class

Reflective Practice large group meeting, Thursday, August 25, 2011, at 3:35 p.m. in 210 Stabley.

Posted on 8/24/2011 1:55:25 PM

2011 New Faculty Orientation

Orientation for new tenure-track hires will be held from Monday, August 22, through Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Orientation for new temporary hires will be held on Wednesday, August 24.

Posted on 6/29/2011 3:05:50 PM

2010–2011 Center for Teaching Excellence Award Winners

The Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010–2011 Teaching Excellence Awards.

Posted on 4/12/2011 2:57:42 PM

Workshop: “Revisiting Your Writing Assignments”

The Center for Teaching Excellence invites all faculty members to attend “Revisiting Your Writing Assignments” on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Rm. 111.

Posted on 2/22/2011 9:38:44 AM

Annual Teaching Excellence Awards Banquet

The Center for Teaching Excellence Annual Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, April 28, 2011, from 5:00 to 7:00 p,m, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 2/8/2011 9:38:02 AM

Saturday Workshop: “The Professor’s Speech” by Rick Kemp

Note: This event was cancelled.

Posted on 1/28/2011 10:51:58 AM

Nominations Open for Faculty Recognition Awards

The Center for Teaching Excellence is now accepting nominations for the 2011 annual Faculty Recognition Awards.

Posted on 1/27/2011 4:17:14 PM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meetings, Spring 2011

Several Reflective Practice large group meetings are scheduled for the Spring 2011 semester. Everyone is welcome!

Posted on 12/17/2010 4:01:11 PM

Box Night, November 9

Are you considering going up for promotion in Fall 2011 or later? Would you like to see what an IUP promotion box looks like? Have you ever wondered how your colleagues across the university organize and present their accomplishments in a promotion box? If so, please plan to attend Box Night on Tuesday, November 9, 2010.

Posted on 11/8/2010 8:42:21 AM

Strategies for Teaching Non-Majors

Come to this Reflective Practice Large Group meeting on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. It will be held in the Wallwork G-98 Multipurpose Room (former Sutton Suites) from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m.

Posted on 9/15/2010 2:21:54 PM

Kathleen Glaser: “Courage to Teach” Workshop

All faculty members are invited to attend this Center for Teaching Excellence Saturday workshop on October 23, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center in Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/13/2010 10:49:26 AM

Student Evaluations: Preparing Yourself and Your Students

Come to this Reflective Practice Large Group meeting on Thursday, October 7, 2010.  It will be held in the Wallwork G-98 Multipurpose Room (former Sutton Suites) from 3:35–4:50 p.m.

Posted on 9/13/2010 10:25:52 AM

Understanding the Rhythms of Teaching and Learning

In this workshop, we will explore various aspects of the “rhythms of the semester” that may affect your teaching and affect student learning.

Posted on 7/30/2010 1:42:17 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence Reflective Practice Project Awards Dinner

The Center for Teaching Excellence Reflective Practice Project Awards Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 28, 2010, from 5:00–7:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 4/20/2010 3:58:07 PM

Supporting Veterans on Campus and in Class

A panel of veterans will speak about how their experiences shape their classroom involvement and how we can best support them and use their knowledge and skills in shaping our classes. This event takes place on April 8, 2010, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 2/24/2010 3:22:55 PM

Creative Classrooms: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Building on the success of last year’s Large Group meeting that explored the use of games in the classroom, this session will offer more creative strategies for active learning.

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:28:59 AM

Facebooking in the Classroom: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Students use Facebook for all kinds of social and academic reasons. How can YOU use it effectively to enhance student learning? What are the issues? (Should you ever "friend" a student?) Join us for this Reflective Practice meeting.

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:04:21 AM

Academic Integrity: Policies, Strategy, and Response: Reflective Practice Meeting

What are the university policies and procedures regarding issues of academic integrity? How can you prevent cheating and plagarism? What should you do when you discover it? Hear from a panel of speakers and discuss your experiences at this meeting.

Posted on 12/15/2009 10:01:00 AM

Creating Effective On-Line Instruction

If you are interested in either creating or enriching an on-line course using effective strategies for on-line instruction, you won’t want to miss this seminar May 10–14, 2010. Registration and agenda items will be forthcoming early in the Spring semester.

Posted on 12/15/2009 9:27:28 AM

“I See What You’re Saying” Workshop

Join us for an exciting workshop on the power of effective communication! The Center for Teaching Excellence presents “I See What You’re Saying” on Saturday, April 17, 2010, in G-98 Wallwork Hall (formerly called Sutton Suites) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Breakfast will be available at 8:30 a.m.

Posted on 10/2/2009 11:30:17 AM

Teach With Your Strengths Seminar

The Center for Teaching Excellence is offering the StrengthsQuest seminar by Dr. Chris Xaver on Saturday, October 24, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Breezedale.

Posted on 9/29/2009 8:51:01 AM

Teaching and Performing: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

What can we learn from actors about the act of teaching? How can we incorporate some of their knowledge into our classroom to improve student learning? Thursday, October 8, 2009, in Stouffer 138

Posted on 7/23/2009 3:09:25 PM

New Faculty Orientation: The Sequel

New Faculty Orientation continues on September 11, 2009, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building (the Hub). All new tenure-track, temporary faculty members, and teaching assistants are asked to attend.

Posted on 7/23/2009 2:59:14 PM

2009 New Faculty Orientation

August 24–26, 2009, 2009: details, times, and locations

Posted on 7/23/2009 2:44:01 PM

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Wednesday, September 2, 2009, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Folger’s Crimson Event Center. Hear from members of last year’s cross-disciplinary teaching circles and from those who have ideas for new ones; learn how teaching circles work, and join one for the upcoming year.

Posted on 7/16/2009 3:33:53 PM

If Your Course Were A Video Game...a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting - If Your Course Were A Video Game...will take place on Thursday, August 27, 2009, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in Folger's Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 7/16/2009 3:29:36 PM

New Faculty Orientation—FERPA

New Faculty Orientation Sustained Support Program—FERPA, April 6, 2009, 3:35–4:50 p.m., Susquehanna Room, HUB

Posted on 2/27/2009 9:05:53 AM

What the University Library Can Do for You, February 2009

Valuable research topics and use of library resources will be covered in this informative session on Friday, February 27, 2009, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 11:33:40 AM

Advising Students: Beginner’s Workshop

We’ll cover advisor/advisee roles; liberal studies overview; policies, procedures and forms; and resources to help you advise.

Posted on 2/18/2009 11:29:22 AM

University Large Group Instruction: Suggestions from a Professor and Supportive Literature

This presentation and discussion on Monday, March 23, 2009, from 3:35–4:25 p.m. in Stouffer Hall, Room G7, will focus on the more influential strategies to create a learning culture for success in large group settings.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:41:04 AM

New Faculty Orientation Program: What the University Libraries Can Do for You

Valuable research topics and use of library resources will be covered in this informative session on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:37:07 AM

Teaching Without Lecturing: Learning Through Student-Centered Initiatives

Learn how to transform passively taught students into actively involved learners at this New Faculty Orientation Sustained Support Program on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 3:00–5:00 p.m. in Weyandt Hall, Room 9.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:27:49 AM

Panel on Inclusivity in Teaching: a Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

A Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting—a panel on inclusivity in teaching—will take place Wednesday, March 18, 2009, from 3:30–4:45 p.m. in Stabley Library, Room 101.

Posted on 2/18/2009 10:18:46 AM

Internship Best Practices

Reflective Practice large group meeting. A case study of the design and delivery for a sucessful department internship program

Posted on 2/2/2009 2:38:54 PM

Teaching Talk: Bring it On, and We’ll Help!

A new faculty sustained program event

Posted on 2/2/2009 1:29:52 PM

Travel Costs and the Tax Code: A Short Introduction to Financial Issues for Professors

A new faculty sustained support program event

Posted on 2/2/2009 11:33:39 AM

Center for Teaching Excellence Weekend Workshop: “Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning”

Saturday, January 31, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Crimson Event Center, Folger. Please save this date for a workshop that addresses on of the most frequently heard questions from faculty: “How do I motivate my students?”

Posted on 11/11/2008 11:48:57 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting

Stop the Insanity! Planning Ahead for Promotion!

Learn more about preparing for this important professional process. Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Crimson Event Center, Folger

Posted on 11/11/2008 11:39:22 AM

Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning

January 31, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Crimson Event Center, Folger. What can instructors do to facilitate learning when they encounter students who seem uninterested and even apathetic toward course content and assignments?

Posted on 11/6/2008 2:10:35 PM

Games in the Classroom: Playing Games for Great Outcomes (Panel of Gamesters!)

This meeting, to be held November 13, 2008, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center, provides information about how games can serve as effective activities to promote learning and student engagement and what games you can adapt to include in your own teaching.

Posted on 11/6/2008 11:17:58 AM

Academic Integrity and Grade Appeals

Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 3:30–4:30 p.m., Allegheny Room, HUB.

Posted on 11/4/2008 4:16:49 PM

Introduction to Turnitin Plagiarism Detection Software

Thursday, November 6, 2008, 2:00–3:00 p.m., Stabley 210. Want to discourage your students from plagiarizing or assist them in understanding what it is? 

Posted on 11/4/2008 4:14:19 PM

What the University Library Can Do for You

Tuesday, November 4, and Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 3:30–4:30 p.m., Stabley 101

Posted on 11/4/2008 4:11:15 PM

Meet the Applied Research Lab (ARL)

Thursday, October 30, 2008
3:30–3:00 pm
ARL 310, Suites on Grant–Upper

Posted on 10/23/2008 9:28:39 AM

Introduction to EndNote Bibliographic Management Software

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
3:30-3:40
Stapleton Library Lab

Posted on 10/23/2008 9:23:00 AM

Writing an Effective Syllabus

New Faculty Sustained Program
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
3:30–4:45 p.m.
101 Stabley

Posted on 10/23/2008 9:16:11 AM

Workshop for Integrating Technology into Pedagogy Planned for October 11

Tech Teaching 101, a hands-on workshop for integrating technology into your pedagogy, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. October 11, 2008, in the Crimson Event Center, Folger Hall.

Posted on 9/5/2008 11:38:17 AM

Reflective Practice Meeting, “Effective Group Work!,” Planned

A Reflective Practice Meeting, “Effective Group Work!,” led by Jennifer Jones, has been scheduled for September 16, 2008.

Posted on 8/27/2008 10:29:02 AM

Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting - Ah...Hah! Re-imagining Your Teaching

Ah...Hah! Re-imagining Your Teaching. August 21, 2008, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Oak Room Main Dining Room

Posted on 8/22/2008 3:30:17 PM

R.P. Meeting 8/27/08: Teaching Circle Organization

3:30-4:45 p.m., Oak Room Main Dining Room

Posted on 8/22/2008 3:20:50 PM

New Faculty Orientation

New faculty members won’t want to miss orientation August 18–20 for important information about technology, teaching, policies, and becoming a part of the IUP and Indiana communities.  

Posted on 5/30/2008 3:44:27 PM

Workshop: Classroom Civility (May 21)

How can we structure our classes and our relationship to our students to maintain classroom civility? Find out at this workshop with Dr. Barbara Frey, Senior Instructional Designer at University of Pittsburgh.

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:41:05 PM

Workshop: Best Practices in On-line Pedagogy (May 20)

On-line teaching requires that traditional, face-to-face course design and pedagogy be rethought. If you teach an on-line or hybrid format, this workshop with Dr. Barbara Frey, Senior Instructional Designer at University of Pittsburgh, will be important to attend!

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:36:26 PM

Workshop: Grading (April 10)

For new faculty: find out how to think about grading in ways that encourage student participation, decrease the amount of time you spend, and accurately represent what your students really know and can do.

Posted on 4/3/2008 3:28:01 PM

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