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Symposium on Excellence in Teaching

2016 E.C. Moore Symposium Call for Proposals

The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning seeks proposals from faculty teaching at universities across Indiana for the 2016 E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching. The symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine teaching excellence and the instructional strategies employed in various disciplines to encourage student learning. Proposals should address one of the following: 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. The 2016 E.C. Moore Symposium will be held at the IUPUI Campus Center on Friday, March 25, 2016. 

Proposals will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2015.

For more information, and to submit a proposal, please visit ecmoore.iupui.edu.

CTL Workshops 

Canvas Workshops

View complete listing of Canvas Workshops

Learn how to use Canvas, IU's new Learning Management System, at your own pace or in a guided tutorial. The Center for Teaching and Learning, along with IT Training, offers a wide variety of workshops and webinars to help faculty set up Canvas sites for summer and fall semesters.    

Oncourse to Canvas Migration Support

If you have been teaching in Oncourse and are ready to make the move to Canvas, here are some resources you may find helpful:

Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective with Dr. George Gopen

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Walther Hall (R3) 203/205 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Register »  | Organizers: CTL & OFAPD and Presenter: George Gopen

As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one’s scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever. Dr. Gopen’s approach is based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.

This year, Dr. George Gopen will present this workshop on Tuesday, July 28. If you are planning to attend the advanced workshop on Wednesday, July 29 you MUST attend this workshop or have attended one in the years prior.

If you would like to register for Wednesday, July 29, please visit here.

As in past years, Dr. Gopen will also conduct hour-long, individualized consultations. ONLY faculty members who participate in the day-long event will have access to the individual consultation registration. Instructions will be sent to participants after their registration for the workshop is complete.

More about Dr. Gopen’s original approach to scientific writing can be found in his article, The Science of Scientific Writing.

About the Presenter

George D. Gopen is a Duke University Professor of the Practice of Rhetoric. He is also Senior Lecturing Fellow, Department of English and Senior Lecturing Fellow, School of Law. Professor Gopen received both his J.D. and his Ph.D. in English from Harvard University. Dr. Gopen is a pioneer in the mastery of scientific writing. His scientific clients have included the NIH, the FDA, Bristol-Myers Squib, Bayer, and Duke University School of Medicine.

This event is sponsored by the IU School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, the IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning. If you have questions about this event please contact OFAPD at 317-278-3089"mailto: ofapd@iupui.edu">ofapd@iupui.edu.

Advanced Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective with Dr. George Gopen

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Walther Hall (R3) 203/205 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Register » | Organizers: CTL & OFAPD and Presenter: George Gopen

As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one’s scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever. Dr. Gopen’s approach is based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.

This year, Dr. George Gopen will present this advanced workshop on Wednesday, July 29.  If you are planning to attend this advanced workshop you must have attended the initial workshop on Tuesday, July 28 or in a previous year.

This is the registration for Wednesday, July 29. If you would like to register for Tuesday, July 28, please visit here.

As in past years, Dr. Gopen will also conduct hour-long, individualized consultations. ONLY faculty members who participate in the day-long event will have access to the individual consultation registration. Instructions will be sent to participants after their registration for the workshop is complete.

More about Dr. Gopen’s original approach to scientific writing can be found in his article, The Science of Scientific Writing.

Quality Matters - Applying the QM Rubric, 5th Edition

Friday, August 7, 2015 | Campus Center 306 | 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Register »  | Organizer and Presenter: Lauren Easterling

Indiana University has subscribed to Quality Matters (QM) as a tool and process for the design, development, and ongoing review of online courses, especially those that are part of the IU Online initiative. The Applying the QM Workshop is QM's official workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors who wish to understand more about the QM Rubric and process of course review.

Associate Faculty Orientation and Teaching Forum

Monday, August 17, 2015 | University Library | 1 - 6 p.m.  
Register »  | Organizers: Doug Jerolimov, the Associate Faculty Coalition and Presenters: CTL Staff

To promote the professional development of associate faculty (part-time/adjunct), the Center for Teaching and Learning holds an annual Associate Faculty Teaching Forum at the beginning of fall semester. If you are a part-time faculty member, whether new or returning, you are invited to attend the Associate Faculty Teaching Forum, an event designed to support your teaching role at IUPUI. At this event, discuss with your peers teaching methodologies and classroom techniques, and new ways of using technology in the classroom and online. Forum tracks are designed to encourage discussion and the sharing of ideas between new and experienced instructors about teaching techniques and approaches.

The CTL is happy to announce we are expanding the Associate Faculty Teaching Forum to include a one-hour orientation for associate faculty. This orientation is intended to help new or fairly new associate faculty know where to go for information about teaching, students, and their role as an employee and faculty member of IUPUI. Included in presentations and handouts will be information on working with the registrar's office, Adaptive Educational Services, UITS, Faculty Affairs, and more. General information about parking, using your JagTag, reserving conference rooms on campus, plus much more, will also be provided. The orientation will begin at 1 p.m. in University Library.

An extended version of the orientation portion of this event will be offered again on Saturday, August 22 from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Taylor Hall 2110. Registration and details for that event may be found here.

ETTA Fall Conference

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Campus Center 450 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Register »  | Organizers: James Gregory, Anusha Rao, Lauren Easterling and Presenters: Various

The ETTA Fall Conference is designed for all IUPUI graduate students who serve—or who will serve—in any type of teaching-related role. Sessions will cover topics ranging from managing time and grading to using technology in the classroom and teaching online. The keystone of the ETTA program, the fall conference is an all-day event combining interactive workshops, group work, and experiential learning. It will set the stage for attendees to improve their effectiveness in the classroom and will place them on a path to becoming exceptional instructors. The conference is free and lunch will be provided.

Note: Attendance at any CTL workshop or event will count towards professional development required for University College’s Gateway Teaching Academy .

Partner Opportunities

Next Student Response System Pilots

Indiana University is piloting three student response systems during fall 2015. To learn more about REEF Polling, LearningCatalytics, and Turning Point Cloud, you are invited to attend an information session on Wednesday, July 22, at 11 am in University Library room 1125 (the CTL). It will also be broadcast and recorded for those who are unable to attend. For more information, visit the Next.iu.edu website.

To connect to the live webinar, click this link: https://IU.zoom.us/j/461225455

The recording will be posted to the Next.iu.edu website.

Next Online Proctoring Pilots

Indiana University is piloting two online proctoring services during fall 2015. To learn more about Examity and BVirtual, you are welcome to attend an information session on Thursday, July 23, at 10 am. The session will be held at the CITL on the Bloomington campus. It will also be broadcast and recorded for those who are unable to attend. For more information, visit the Next.iu.edu website.

To connect to the live webinar, click this link: https://IU.zoom.us/j/461225455

The recording will be posted to the Next.iu.edu website.


Center for Teaching and Learning

email: thectl@iupui.edu
phone: 317-274-1300