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How to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Here’s a link to some great information on how to write a teaching philosophy statement — a free, downloadable .pdf from Faculty Focus — Special Report: Examples and Tips on How to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement. The report is designed to take the mystery out of writing teaching philosophy statements, and includes both examples … Continue reading

Ten Reasons College Administrators Should Support Small Group Instruction

This is from the marvelous Tomorrow’s Professor listserv (see info below on how to subscribe). Read all the way to the bottom — there are some teriffic ideas here! From: Rick Reis <reis@stanford.edu> Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:16:02 -0600 To: tomorrows-professor <tomorrows-professor@lists.stanford.edu> Subject: TP Msg. #1129 Ten Reasons College Administrators Should Support Small Group Instruction … Continue reading

Complimentary Webinars and Webinars for October

Innovative Educators is facilitating two complimentary webinars:  October 26 What New Faculty Members Need To Know November 2 Using Social Media To Leverage Your Job Search: A Must See Presentation For College Students And Recent Graduates You may also want to check out their new complimentary videos: http://www.weeklyinnovations.org/video Webinars for October and November October 18 Developing … Continue reading

International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, November 17-20

The International Lilly Conference on College Teaching is in Oxford, OH, November 17-20, 2011. This marks the 31st year of presenting and celebrating the scholarship of teaching and learning at this conference. The Lilly Conferences theme this year is “Teaching for Brain-Based Learning.” Plenary presenters this year include Terry Doyle, author, Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered … Continue reading

9th Annual Teaching Professor Conference — June 1-3, 2012

Check this link for information on the 9th Annual Teaching Professor Conference, June 1-3, 2012, in Washington, DC. Click here for submissions guidelines to The Teaching Professor Newsletter. The Teaching Professor Blog can be found here (now part of Faculty Focus), where you can also sign up for a free newsletter.

Institutional Research’s Fall 2010 edition of NOIR

UCD’s Institutional Research’s Fall 2010 edition of NOIR is out.  You can read it (and past issues) here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/InstitutionalResearch/AboutUs/Pages/NewsletterArchive.aspx. The OIRPA is the Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Analysis. Their mission is to discover, interpret, and provide educational, administrative, institutional, and related information to enhance knowledge-based decision making among institutional leadership, academic departments, administrative units, and student … Continue reading

Conference on the Future of Higher Education

This just in from my ISSOTL listserv: The Future of Higher Education Thursday and Friday, December 8-9, 2011 John Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, NYC The Center for Public Scholarship presents the 26th conference from the Social Research journal at The New School. This public conference aims to engage both experts and the public in … Continue reading

A free teleseminar by Caroline Eisner, Director of Academic Writing at Academic Coaching and Writing

Just received this announcement from my POD listserv: Announcing “The ePortfolio Edge: Promoting the Professional You” A free teleseminar by Caroline Eisner, Director of Academic Writing at Academic Coaching and Writing on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Learn how to stand out from the academic crowd by building a professional portfolio and presenting it online. Sign up … Continue reading

September and October 2011 editions of Principal Investigator Advisor available

The September and October 2011 editions of PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR ADVISOR, providing helpful information for PIs regarding their many responsibilities, may be accessed through the ORDE website at: http://ucdenver.edu/academics/research/AboutUs/ORDE/funding/Pages/PIANewsletter.aspx Articles available in these editions include “3 Writing Tips for a More Effective Approach Section,” “Make Delegation Work in Your Lab,” “Heed the Do’s and Dont’s of … Continue reading

5th Annual SoTL Commons Conference – Call for Proposals

Proposals are invited for the 5th Annual SoTL Commons Conference on March 7-9, 2012 at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. The submission of proposals period is scheduled to end on October 31, 2011. See http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/conference/2012/index.htm for information.

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