CIRTL UTA: Open House Event
We will be have a campus-wide open house event this Wednesday the 23rd of August. Come learn about how you can benefit from the CIRTL Network, professional development programming and on-campus events as well as grants available for graduate students. The event will be held in Life Science 122 at noon, so please RSVP. To register, please visit www.cirtl.net/events/353.
TAR and LC Grants
Last Thursday, there was a workshop regarding writing proposals for Teaching-as-Research and Learning Community grants. If you have any questions regarding proposal submissions, please email Christopher (christopher dot abrego at mavs dot uta dot edu). Grant submissions for TAR and LC proposal are due by the end of the day August 31st.
CIRTL’s Fall Courses
This fall CIRTL is offering six online courses and one MOOC, all addressing different aspects of evidence-based STEM teaching and learning. Participants in our online courses attend real-time, online sessions. Participants in our MOOC learn through weekly online modules and interactive discussion boards. All CIRTL instructors use active learning techniques to provide a rigorous and dynamic learning environment.
Course registration opens next Monday, August 28; MOOC registration will open by the end of the month.
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Fall 2017 Online Courses
Teaching with Technology
Mondays, 10/2-12/4: 11:30AM-1PM ET / 10:30AM-12PM CT / 9:30-11AM MT / 8:30-10AM PT
Discover new instructional tools and learn how to critically evaluate evolving technologies.
Mondays, 10/2-12/4: 2PM-3:30PM ET / 1PM-2:30PM CT / 12PM-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Plan and refine your own Teaching-as-Research project alongside a learning community of peers.
Creating Assessments for the STEM Classroom
Tuesdays, 10/3-11/28: 11:30AM-1PM ET / 10:30AM-12PM CT / 9:30AM-11AM MT / 8:30AM-10AM PT
Learn how to create and implement assessments particular to STEM courses.
The College Classroom: Teaching Inclusively
Tuesdays, 10/3-11/28: 2-4PM ET / 1-3PM CT / 12-2PM MT / 11AM-1PM PT
Study issues of inclusion and develop an inclusive micro-teaching plan in this hands-on course.
Diversity in the College Classroom
Wednesdays, 10/4-12/6: 12-1:30PM ET / 11AM-12:30PM CT / 10-11:30AM MT / 9-10:30AM PT
Understand the theory behind how diversity affects learning and develop practical classroom strategies.
Gender Bias Intervention in STEM for Women and Men
Thursdays, 10/5-12/7: 11:30AM-1:30PM ET / 10:30AM-12:30PM CT / 9:30-11:30AM MT / 8:30-10:30AM PT
Analyze gender bias and collaboratively develop approaches to counter gender bias in STEM.
Fall 2017 MOOC
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Runs Monday, October 2 through Friday, November 17
Learn about STEM teaching at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty. Registration will open in mid- to late August.