IN THIS ISSUE:

Call for Proposals

CTL Workshops

Recommended Reading

Calls for Proposals

Moore Symposium Proposals Due Saturday

Proposals Due 11:59 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014  
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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.

Learning Environments Grant Proposal Deadline Monday

Proposals Due Monday, November 3, 2014
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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.

2015 Curriculum Enhancement Grant Proposals Due Friday, January 16

Proposals Due Friday, January 16, 2015
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The Curriculum Enhancement Grant (CEG) provides faculty with technical and instructional support, time, and funds to implement projects designed to improve student learning and success at IUPUI and IUPU Columbus. In addition, the grants enable faculty competitiveness for external educational or curricular improvement grants and increase faculty involvement in pursuing the scholarship of teaching and learning.

CEG funds will support projects in two tracks: the General Track and the Intergroup Dialogue Initiative Track.  Individual faculty members can apply for up to $5,000. Teams of three or more faculty working on three or more courses can apply for a maximum of $15,000 per proposal. The grants are open to IUPUI and IUPU Columbus full-time faculty. See the 2015 Curriculum Enhancement Grant (CEG) Request for Proposals for more information.  The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, January 16, 2015.

CTL Workshops


First Look at Canvas - IT Training

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11 - 11:50 a.m.     
Register» | Organizer: Tom Janke| Presenters: M. Kyle Leach, Kimmaree Murday

In this webinar we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how courses are set up. Participants will learn about the following Canvas tools: Home, Calendar, Inbox, Syllabus, Assignments, and Settings.

Teaching@IUPUI: Lecture Capture Technology 

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.     
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenter: Randy Newbrough

Lecture Capture/Personal Capture software allows faculty to create and easily make available course content for their face to face, hybrid, or online classes. This session will provide an overview of how Echo360 works, the Classroom Lecture Recording service, and a demonstration of the Echo360 student portal. Participants will also be shown the Echo360 Personal Capture software that allows them to create recordings from their laptops, office workstations, or at home and post them to the Web for their students to view.

Teaching@IUPUI: Assessing Learning, Online Approaches and Tools 

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.     
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenters: Lauren Easterling, Douglas Jerolimov 

This session will introduce basic concepts related to assessment in general, and online approaches and tools specifically. Participants will examine different types of student work and activities across disciplines, as well as examples of assessments that measure learning that ranges from remembering to applying to creating. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Recommended Reading

Applying the science of learning to the university and beyond

Halpern, D., & Hakel, M. (July/August, 2003). Applying the science of learning to the university and beyond: Teaching for long-term retention and transfer. Change, 36-41.   Click here to view the article.

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

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