CIRTL-UTA Spring 2019 Events
Evidence-based Teaching: What is it and How it Can Improve Teaching and Learning in Your Classroom
Date:February 13, 2019
Location: Life Science Building, Room # 121
Time: 12:00-1.30 pm
Hosted by: Lisa Berry
Co-Administrative Leader, CIRTL–UTA & Director, LINK Research Lab
Incorporating evidence-based teaching practices can provide valuable information to an instructor on student learning. However, how can we make use of this practice given the overwhelming demands of research, service, and teaching in higher education? Participants will learn about current evidence-based teaching projects at UTA and discuss and share realistic ideas for implementing course redesigns or conducting research.
Lunch will be provided; Registration required. Registration link will be announced shortly.
Teaching with Technology (Onine webinar)
Date:February 28, 2019
Location: LINK Research Lab, 246 Nedderman Hall
Time: 12:00-1.30 pm
Hosted by: CIRTL-UTA
Presenter: Robin Sullivan, Online Learning Specialist, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, Center for Educational Innovation
Attendees will participate in a CIRTL Network webinar and engage with local attendees to share experiences and explore real world possibilities for teaching with technology. The webinar will address how technology can help us increase teaching effectiveness and student learning. Additionally, it will introduce participants to a variety of digital tools to engage students in learning. Examples of digital tools are blogs and wikis, collaborative space, audio-video, social media, and mobile applications.
Lunch will be provided; Registration required. Registration link will be announced soon.
Workshop on Community College Teaching Jobs
Workshop Will be hosted by-
Dr. James P. Grover
Professor of Biology
The University of Texas at Arlington
Dr. Jean Maines
Professor of Biology, Tarrant County College
Learn about careers as full-time faculty members in community colleges. Activities in the workshop will include:
- Information about requirements for a faculty appointment, expectations for teaching, and characteristics of students
- An opportunity to meet and hear from community college faculty about their professional development and the rewards of their careers
- An opportunity to plan a visit to observe a class at Tarrant County College
- This workshop is open to graduate students, Post-docs and faculty members.
Event Date: February 08, 2019. Registration is closed!