Todd Zakrajsek, Associate Professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine and Director of regional Lilly Evidence-Based Teaching & Learning Conferences, visits UNCG to discuss how our understanding of the brain helps us to develop strategies for engagement in the classroom.  Please follow this link to reserve your spot at this workshop, held 2-3:30pm in the UNCG Faculty Center. Read more…

TIDE (Technological Innovation in Digital Education) Symposium

UNC-GA has scheduled the TIDE Symposium for February 21-22, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina.  This event will feature presentations from UNC faculty and staff on innovative uses of technology and digital education.  A full overview of this event is attached.  Interested presenters are invited to submit an abstract for consideration.  The attached Call for Abstracts outlines the requirements for abstract submissions which will be reviewed by a panel of UNC faculty and staff. Read more…

UNCG’s Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) and Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships (CYFCP) recently developed a health and community “report card” for the Foundation for a Healthy High Point. This report card provides performance benchmarks and improvement targets as it develops programs focused on addressing health needs within the community. Read more…

The Office of the Provost is soliciting proposals for the newly formed Intentional, Notable, and Valued Teaching Experiences (INNOVATE) Research Projects. Projects under the INNOVATE RFP offer full-time faculty one-time mini-grants to conduct research that investigates the development, evaluation, and promotion of student success through innovative teaching practices at the University. Read more…

Cooperative Learning with Dr. Stan Friedland
October 121 – 3 pm
Faculty Center

The UTLC is excited to bring Dr. Stan Friedland to campus for an extended workshop on cooperative learning to help meet the demand for more programming on collaborative learning strategies.  Dr. Friedland has extensive experience in training instructors on how to implement cooperative learning to maximize learning outcomes.  This in-depth workshop includes direct experience with different classroom strategies and all participants will leave with further literature on implementing cooperative learning.  Spots still remain, but space is limited, so please use this link to sign up for the workshop in advance.