There will be various funding opportunities this semester at UTA for CIRTL projects and events. Visit out website cirtluta.uta.edu for opportunities and deadlines.
If you have any questions please contact Christopher (christopher dot abrego at mavs dot uta dot edu).
This week our spring MOOC starts (there’s still time to register!), we’re launching our drop-in event series on Women in STEM and continuing our series on teaching at community colleges, and our workshop on teaching biology labs is closing for registration.
Questions or comments about our programming? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Week at CIRTL
Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (CIRTL MOOC)
Runs February 5 through March 30
Learn about developing effective, evidence-based STEM teaching practices at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty. Register by February 5.
Stereotype Threat and Implicit Bias (Drop-in event)
2/8: 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT
Join us for a discussion of how gender bias impacts STEM teaching and learning, and how instructors can create inclusive environments. This event is part of the series Topics in STEMinism: Strategies for Inclusive Undergraduate STEM Education.
Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips from Faculty on Hiring Committees (Drop-in event)
2/8: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Looking for work at community colleges? Get tips to help you survive the hiring process in this event featuring faculty that serve on the hiring committees at community colleges in Iowa, Texas, and Southern California. This event is part of the series Exploring a Teaching Career at Community College.
Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses through Case Studies (Workshop)
2/14, 2/21 & 2/28: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Prepare lesson plans for biology labs that pull from case studies and promote active learning in this three-part workshop. Cap: 40. Register by 12PM CT on Friday, February 9.
Institutional Programs to Foster Belonging (Drop-in Event)
2/15: 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT
Hear from faculty and institutional leaders about programs and initiatives designed to foster belonging for undergraduate women in STEM. This event is part of the series Topics in STEMinism: Strategies for Inclusive Undergraduate STEM Education.
Equity-Oriented, Inclusive Teaching in STEM (Drop-in Event)
2/22: 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT
Learn about inclusive teaching practices – and the hurdles instructors might face in implementing them – in the final event in our Topics in STEMinism series.
What to Expect from My Teaching-as-Research Project? Reflections on the TAR Experience from a Panel of CIRTL TAR Alumni (Drop-in Event)
2/22: 5-6:30PM ET / 4-5:30PM CT / 3-4:30PM MT / 2-3:30PM PT
Thinking about doing a Teaching-as-Research (TAR) project? Hear a panel of TAR alumni discuss what they learned from the process and how they use what they learned in their current positions. This event is part of our 2017-2018 Teaching-as-Research Programming.
Understanding Diversity and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Environment (Drop-in Event)
2/26: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Learn about diversity at community colleges and inclusive teaching strategies suited to these unique environments in a panel discussion featuring faculty and administrators from community colleges in Iowa, Texas, and Southern California. This event is the final event in our series Exploring a Teaching Career at Community College.