January 28, 2019


TO: UNCG Faculty

RE: A Day of Adaptive, Differentiated, and Personalized Learning

The University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) is offering a collection of hands-on experiences on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 showcasing ways to develop and implement adaptive, differentiated, and personalized learning in your courses.  The day will have a practical focus, including sandbox experiences with existing software options and a series of one-hour workshops on using adaptive learning within any discipline.

Session topics will address how these learning tools help to promote equity in the classroom and how the software works with Open Educational Resources.

9:00 – 10:00 am, Course Check-Up: Making Your Class a Strong Teaching and Learning Experience

10:10 – 11:10 am, Adaptive Learning Software Sandboxes: Experience Three Different Platforms

11:20 am – 12:20 pm, Open Educational Resources and Personalized Learning: Using Free Resources to Support Course Redesign

1:10 – 2:10 pm, Step-By-Step Course Redesign for Adaptive, Differentiated, and Personalized Learning

2:20 – 3:20 pm, Using Learning Analytics: How Courseware Helps Improve Teaching and Learning

3:30 – 4:30 pm, Soliciting Feedback for Continuous Improvement

Note: All sessions will be held in the EUC, Claxton and Kirkland rooms, and have been designed so faculty may attend any part of the day to accommodate varied levels of interest and availability.  To register for any of the workshops please click on the following link (http://workshops.uncg.edu), then click on ‘University Teaching and Learning Commons.’


The day will be facilitated by Dr. Patti O’Sullivan, who manages the Personalized Learning and Adaptive Teaching Opportunities Program at the University of Mississippi.  Dr. O’Sullivan brings a background in Ethics and Religious Studies and also serves as a faculty member in Pharmacy Administration.