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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.
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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
Posted on 10/6/2015 11:24:22 AM
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.
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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
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.”
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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.
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calendar for the November Reflective Practice Large-Group Meeting
at 3:30 p.m. on November 12 in the Susquehanna Room of the HUB.
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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
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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.
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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.”
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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
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.
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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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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
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.
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This Reflective Practice Large Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 3:35–4:50 p.m. in Stabley 210.
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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.
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Orientation for new faculty members will be held on August 20–22, 2012. Details will follow soon.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010–2011 Teaching Excellence Awards.
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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.
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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.
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Note: This event was cancelled.
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The Center for Teaching Excellence is now accepting nominations for the 2011 annual Faculty Recognition Awards.
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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
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.
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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.
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In this workshop, we will explore various aspects of the “rhythms of the semester” that may affect your teaching and affect student learning.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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.
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August 24–26, 2009, 2009: details, times, and locations
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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
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 Sustained Support Program—FERPA, April 6, 2009, 3:35–4:50 p.m., Susquehanna Room, HUB
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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
We’ll cover advisor/advisee roles; liberal studies overview; policies, procedures and forms; and resources to help you advise.
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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.
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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
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
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.
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Reflective Practice large group meeting. A case study of the design and delivery for a successful department internship program
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A new faculty sustained program event
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A new faculty sustained support program event
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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?”
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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
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
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.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 3:30–4:30 p.m., Allegheny Room, HUB.
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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?
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Tuesday, November 4, and Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 3:30–4:30 p.m., Stabley 101
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Thursday, October 30, 2008
ARL 310, Suites on Grant–Upper
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Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Stapleton Library Lab
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New Faculty Sustained Program
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
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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
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
Ah...Hah! Re-imagining Your Teaching. August 21, 2008, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Oak Room Main Dining Room
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3:30-4:45 p.m., Oak Room Main Dining Room
Posted on 8/22/2008 3:20:50 PM
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
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
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
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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