Associate Faculty Forum

Associate Faculty Forum

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | University Library 1125 | 4 - 8 p.m.
Register»  | Organizer: Amy Powell and Presenters: Amy Powell, Douglas Jerolimov

Part-time faculty, whether new or returning, are invited to attend the Associate Faculty Forum, a professional development opportunity designed to support their teaching role at IUPUI. At this multi-faceted event, workshops will introduce faculty to new teaching methods and techniques and to ways of using technology in the classroom and online. Concurrent session tracks will include topics for new and experienced instructors, with hands-on activities to prepare attendees for a successful fall semester. This event is free and open to all IUPUI and IUPU Columbus part-time faculty; click here to register.

Teaching@IUPUI Webinars

Teaching@IUPUI: From Learning Goals to Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, September 4, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenters: Douglas Jerolimov, Terri Tarr

This session will help instructors convert their course- and unit-level learning goals into effective student learning outcomes, a practice that organizes both instruction and learning. In this workshop, participants will learn to identify the characteristics of an effective student learning outcome, analyze examples of student learning outcomes, and write their own. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Teaching@IUPUI: Lecturing with the Learner in Mind

Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenters: James Gregory, Anusha S. Rao

This session will help instructors convert their course- and unit-level learning goals into effective student learning outcomes, a practice that organizes both instruction and learning. In this workshop, participants will learn to identify the characteristics of an effective student learning outcome, analyze examples of student learning outcomes, and write their own. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Click here for a complete listing of upcoming Teaching@IUPUI webinars.


T.A. Training and Events

Getting Started With Canvas for Graduate Students in Instructional Roles

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | UL 1125M | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Register»  | Organizer and Presenter: Lauren Easterling

Friday, August 29, 2014 | UL 1125M | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Register»  | Organizer and Presenter: Lauren Easterling

This introductory Canvas session is specifically designed to meet the different roles and needs of graduate students in teaching roles – teaching assistants, associate instructors, graders, and others. It is also part of our Educational Training for Teaching Associates (ETTA) program for graduate students in instructional roles. If you have questions about this particular session, please email Lauren Easterling at easterli@iupui.edu.

In this introductory session participants will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at the Canvas learning management system through the lens of a graduate student in an instructional role. During this hands-on workshop participants will explore and work with the following:

  • Canvas navigation
  • Messaging and Notifications in Canvas
  • Maintaining course assignments, quizzes, and discussions
  • Grading and gradebooks in Canvas
  • Canvas troubleshooting and help resources

Canvas: IU's New Learning Management System

Opportunities to Learn Canvas

The Center for Teaching and Learning is ready to help IUPUI faculty learn Canvas.  Canvas consultations can be scheduled by contacting the Center for Teaching and Learning at 317-274-1300 or by emailing thectl@iupui.edu.

Click here to view upcoming CTL Canvas workshops.

Call for Proposals

Learning Environments Grant RFP Available

Proposals Due Friday, October 17, 2014
Due dates and details can be found here

Through the awarding of small grants, the Learning Environments Grant (LEG) supports the creation of innovative, engaging formal and informal learning environments that meet the needs of both faculty and students.  Spaces at IUPUI and IUPUC are eligible for this grant.

E.C. Moore Excellence in Teaching Symposium Call for Proposals

Proposals Due 11:59 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014  
Due dates and details can be found here

The E.C. Moore Symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine teaching excellence and the instructional strategies employed in various disciplines to encourage student learning. The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning seeks proposals that address efforts to improve student learning and engagement, evidence-based practices in teaching, the scholarship of teaching and learning, the innovative use of instructional technology, and initiatives that promote excellence in teaching. Proposals that have application to other disciplines are strongly encouraged. Visit http://ecmoore.iupui.edu for more details, to submit a proposal, or to view content from prior years’ symposia.

Partner Opportunities

Gateway to Graduation Fall Huddle 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014 | NCAA Conference Center and Hall of Champions | 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Register» | Sponsored by: The Gateway to Graduation Program & The Bepko Learning Center

Hut, hut, hike!  We are set to HUDDLE! We will kick-off the year with a unique resource event. If you are new to IUPUI, or here for 40 years, there is something for you. We will be talking about how we can huddle around our students and help create a winning, environment.

Recommended Reading

Measuring the promise: A learning-focused syllabus rubric

Palmer, M., Bach, D., & Streifer, A. (2014). Measuring the promise: A learning-focused syllabus rubric. To Improve the Academy, 33(1), 14-36. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tia2.20004/full

If you would like to suggest a recommended reading for CTL Happenings, please send the reference and access information to thectl@iupui.edu.

Center for Teaching and Learning

email: thectl@iupui.edu
phone: (317) 274-1300
755 West Michigan Street
UL 1125
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5146
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