August 22, 8 AM - 5 PM | LIB 307 | Register Here
View Teaching Academy Website & Session Descriptions
This fall's Teaching Academy is designed to help you start the year smoothly, and
take a deeper dive in areas where you'd like to gain confidence or develop new skills.
We'll explore effective strategies for creating and assessing key course documents
like assignments and syllabi, best practices in the use of student groups and teams,
and systematic, reflective strategies to develop and demonstrate teaching excellence.
There will be chances to learn about what the lessons being learned through our assessment
of General Education Student Learning Outcomes, and the use of exceptionally powerful
High-Impact Practices at UAA. In addition, there will be opportunities related to
course design and facilitating online courses using Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate
with sessions available in person and virtually. Join us!
Adjunct Focus Agust 23, 5 - 8:30 PM | LIB 214 | Register Here
Adjunct faculty: Please join us for an evening specially designed to support your
work at UAA. Adjuncts are critical members of the UAA community and the Center for
Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) and Academic Innovations and eLearning (AI&e)
are pleased to offer an opportunity for teaching support and professional development
at a time when we hope most of you can attend.
We'll provide refreshments, information about the students we serve, key insights
about essential course components, as well as opportunities to explore academic technologies
that will help you better interface with your students and support their learning.