Fall Semester Bag Luncheons and Coffeehouses

Please join the University Teaching and Learning Commons in the Faculty Center for these regular events held during the semester.

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BROWN BAG LUNCHEONS – drop-in discussion sessions with colleagues.
You bring your lunch and we bring the snacks and coffee.

    September 21, 11:30am-1:30pm– High Impact Practices in the Classroom

    October 3, 11:30am-1:30pm– Technology in the Classroom

    November 14, 11:30am -1:30pm– High Impact Practices Across the Curriculum

 


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COFFEEHOUSES – informal, “pop-up” coffee shop for faculty in the Faculty Center. Held weekly, rotating between Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 – 10:30 am.

We offer a variety of *free* breakfast snacks, coffees, teas, and hot chocolates.
No theme, no workshop, just free coffee and time with colleagues.

    Wednesdays: 8/23, 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1,11/15

    Thursdays: 8/31, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26, 11/9

Teaching and Learning Workshops – Fall 2017

Please mark your calendars for the University Teaching and Learning Commons‘ workshops scheduled for this fall semester.
All workshops are held in the Faculty Center.

  • August 242:00 -3:00pm – Teaching Large Classes
  • August 3011:00am- Noon – Course Design Strategies
  • September 79:00 -10:00am – Getting Students to Read Before Class
  • September 1310:00 -11:00am – Getting Started in Online Teaching
  • September 271:00-2:30pm – Team-Based Learning
  • October 172:00 -3:00pm– The Just Classroom: Strategies for Inclusive Learning Environments
  • November 811:00am – Noon – The Classroom and Assessment

The Dean of Students Office has released the revised Disruptive Students in the Classroom Policy, effective August 4, 2017.

Two letter templates are also available for faculty use:

Disruptive Student Letter Template (used to notify the student of the intent to meet per the Policy)

Disruptive Student Suspension Letter Template (used to notify the students of immediate course suspension per the Policy)

 

 

Are you a new faculty member who will be joining us this August?
Did you join us in the spring of 2017?

If so, then please join us for New Faculty Orientation, scheduled for Monday, August 7, from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Come learn more about the faculty community at UNCG.

Please register for the event, hosted by the University Teaching and Learning Commons.

*Faculty attending New Faculty Orientation will receive an honor cord marking their entering faculty cohort. The honor cords are rotated based on the original Woman’s College jacket colors for class years. A unique way to connect to UNCG’s teaching heritage!

For more information on the UTLC or New Faculty Orientation, please contact Laura Pipe. lmpipe@uncg.edu

(Photo Credit: Fall 2016 New Faculty Reception – Martin Kane, University Communications)

 

New Faculty Orientation Monday, August 7, 9 am – 5pm.

Does your department have new faculty joining UNCG next year? Did you start at UNCG this spring (2017)?

Let the University Teaching and Learning Commons know – and reserve a spot at the 2017 New Faculty Orientation.

Join us to learn more about the faculty community at UNCG. (email: lmpipe@uncg.edu) *Faculty attending New Faculty Orientation will receive an honor cord marking their entering Faculty cohort. The honor cords are rotated based on the original Woman’s College jacket colors for class years. A unique way to connect to UNCG’s teaching heritage.