Barnett, who in 1990 established the University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence (then known as the Teaching Resource Center), has helped create a cultural shift at universities nationwide toward emphasizing student learning. Read More
Ignite, funded by Jefferson Trust, is program that provides new faculty with invaluable preparation for the 21st classroom. To view the full article: http://jeffersontrust.org/news/mar-16-newsletter-ignite-supporting-the-next-generation-of-uva-faculty/ Supporting the Next Generation of UVa Faculty for Teaching Excellence
University professor introduces “Science of Learning” course. Read More
“Ignite,” a pilot program of UVA’s Center for Teaching Excellence, gives new instructors the support and resources they need to be effective in their classrooms right from the start. Read More
Michael Palmer, managing director of the Center for Teaching Excellence and colleagues Lindsay Wheeler and Itiya Aneece recently won the 2015 Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development from the Professional & Organizational Development Network in Higher Education. Read More
The Jefferson Trust E-Newsletter highlights the Center for Teaching Excellence’s Ignite program. Read the full article here.
The Teaching Resource Center’s Nucleus program was cited in Nature as a “rigorous example of best-in-class” program designed to improve undergraduate science education. Read the entire commentary online.
With her keynote speech on June 17, Marva Barnett officially launched the Teaching and Learning Academy at Liverpool John Moores University. Invited to talk about rewards and recognition in teaching at LJMU’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference, Marva engaged the… Read More
“With support from the Jefferson Trust grant, the Teaching Resource Center is thrilled to launch its newest program, Ignite,” Bach said in a statement. “Ignite capitalizes on the historic turnover of U.Va. faculty by preparing the next generation of professors… Read More
Charlottesville Tomorrow article: Faculty learn tech at UVa teaching fair Teaching with Technology fair co-sponsored by SHANTI, the University Library, the Teaching Resource Center, Information Technology Services, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Arts & Sciences Center… Read More