Field Notes

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Reinvigorate Those Course Requirements

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Stephen Cushman, Robert C. Taylor Professor and Cavaliers’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of English, shares his experiences engaging students with an experimental course project. What do teachers want? We want to feel excited by our courses, and we want our students… Read More »

Supporting Students in Distressing Times

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Nine faculty members share their stories on how they have responded to the crises of the 2014-15 academic year. The intention of this collection is to make visible and learn from the wide varieties of ways in which instructors have… Read More »

Teaching with Technology Inside and Outside the Classroom

Monday, April 28th, 2014

With the increase in the use of technology for entertainment, personal correspondence, and academics, it’s important to reflect on how this technology influences student learning. Read More »

Workshops

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Mindful Classroom Assessment: What results from contemplative pedagogies?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Date: Friday February 26, 2016Location:Brooks Hall For additional workshop details, please click here. Description: A growing number of college faculty use contemplative pedagogies to support their students’ learning. While research has demonstrated the positive outcomes of many contemplative practices, little… Read More »

Student-Faculty Partnerships in University Teaching and Learning: A collaborative workshop

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Date: Thursday February 25, 2016Location:Newcomb Hall For additional workshop details, please click here. Description: Typically faculty teach to students. What happens if faculty approach the task differently, aiming to teach with students? Emerging research suggests that engaging students as partners… Read More »

Book Reviews

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Sexual victimization and learning

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

A book review. Read More »

Redesigning the class to Increase Student Involvement

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

A book review. Read More »

Virginia's Academical Podcast

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Virginia’s Academical Podcast Ep.6

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Virginia’s Academical Podcast is a regularly occurring talk show which promotes excellence and innovation in teaching at the University of Virginia and beyond. This podcast aims to build a community of educational developers, instructional designers, academic technologists, and educators at… Read More »

Virginia’s Academical Podcast Ep.5

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Topics of discussion: Rice’s Delange Confrence, ISSOTL, POD, UVa’s Academy of Teaching, Speak Your Mind, Jude Reagan shares her experience in educational development Read More »

Virginia’s Academical Podcast Ep.4

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Virginia’s Academical Podcast is a regularly occurring talk show which promotes excellence and innovation in teaching at the University of Virginia and beyond. This podcast aims to build a community of educational developers, instructional designers, academic technologists, and educators at… Read More »

Opinion/Editorial

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Center’s 25th Anniversary Open House

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Date: Friday September 18, 2015Location:CTE, Hotel D, East Range For additional workshop details, please click here. Description: Please join us on Friday, September 18, as we celebrate our 25th anniversary! With our anniversary come two exciting changes: a name change… Read More »

Three roles faculty have when incorporating technology into their course

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Are you an instructor using technology in your classroom? Well, there are three roles that you should be taking as the instructor… Role model, tech support, and cheerleader! Instructor as role model Any faculty member who is using technology in… Read More »