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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2017 Teaching as a Graduate Student (TAGS) Workshop Registration

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Date: Thursday August 17, 2017Location:Nau/Gibson Hall 1st Floor Lobby For additional workshop details, please click here. Description: Each August, hundreds of graduate students are introduced to learning-centered teaching at the University of Virginia through our day-long workshop series, Teaching as… Read More »

Leveraging classroom observations to promote instructional change

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Date: Friday February 24, 2017 Location: RBT 254 (ROBERTSON HALL ROOM 254) For additional workshop details, please click here. Description: While the development and widespread implementation of new observation protocols for postsecondary classrooms is providing new insights into the instructional… 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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Diversity and Inclusive Teaching Practices in STEM

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Diversity is vital for the pursuit of knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), yet many STEM fields lack gender, ethnic, and disability diversity. [1] One of the places of attrition is in post-secondary education: only 40% of students… Read More »

Discussing Critical Incidents

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

In our last blog, we highlighted ways you can support your students though the simple act of acknowledging that you are aware of the range of thoughts and emotions that people may be experiencing around current events. Here, we would… Read More »