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Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers – Magna Online Seminar

From Faculty Focus Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers Do the decision makers at your university understand what your teaching and learning center contributes to the overall value of the institution? In today’s era of constant change and increasingly strict higher education budgets, it is no longer enough to run high-quality, successful faculty development … Continue reading

The IAFOR International Conference on Education

The IAFOR International Conference on EducationInternational, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary The Event Centre, Dubai Festival City, DubaiMarch 08 – March 10, 2015 Abstract submission deadline: November 1, 2014 This inaugural conference on education is set to be a convergence of new research, continued professional development and networking opportunities. The International Academic Forum invites you to submit an abstract or register as audience to … Continue reading

Survey: Digital Textbooks Gaining Esteem in Student Eyes

From Campus TechnologyBy Dian Schaffhauser, 09/02/14 “Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use … Continue reading

Carnegie Mellon Launches $75 Million Brain Research Initiative

From Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center: Carnegie Mellon University has announced the launch of a five-year, $75 million research initiative to advance understanding of how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors. Leveraging CMU’s strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology, and engineering, CMU BrainHub will work … Continue reading

Educause 2014 Annual Conference

The Educause 2014 Annual Conference will take place in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, September 30 – October 2. Take a look at the Agenda and Program for both f2f and virtual sessions. Conference themes include: Accessibility Analytics Applications Cloud sourcing Communication Consumerization of IT Crowdsourcing Data curation E-learning/connected learning Emerging technologies … Continue reading

Improve Learning in Your Classroom

Find strategies on topics ranging from managing large classrooms to employing early assessments and online tools, all to promote teaching effectiveness and improve student performance. New workshops and seminars are offered in the Center for Faculty Development, each semester. If a workshop doesn’t fit your schedule, see our collection of self-paced tutorials and online resources. Questions? Give us … Continue reading

Stereotype Threat Workshop

Stereotype Threat Workshop The CU Denver Philosophy department is hosting a workshop for all faculty and staff on the effects of stereotype threat, which refers to a concern about confirming a negative stereotype about one’s social group that can set up an obstacle to student success, as well as ways to mitigate stereotype threat in … Continue reading

Undergraduate Experiences Symposium

 Save the date for the upcoming Undergraduate Experiences Symposium – From Discussion to Action: Unifying the Undergraduate Experience, ​Friday, October 3rd, 2014.  Please view the Symposium website for the latest information    

SOTL Conferences for AY2014-2015

Take a look at all of the great SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) conferences that will happen during this 2014-2015 academic year, listed on our SoTL Conferences page. The number and type of these conferences has grown dramatically over the last several years. There are disciplinary and interdisciplinary conferences, as well as national and … Continue reading

2014/2015 Lunch and Learn Series

 The CU Denver Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and CU Online are pleased to sponsor the 2014-2015 Lunch & Learn series that provides faculty the opportunity to meet and network with their colleagues across campus and learn about resources to support and enhance teaching and creative activities while enjoying lunch. Please check back regularly for an updated listing of … Continue reading

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