First Friday Roundtable

First Friday Roundtable will be held March 4 in 208 Gore Hall


11:27 a.m., Feb. 29, 2016--On Friday, March 4, the First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will host “Assessing Your Own Teaching and Emphasizing Excellence for Promotion, Tenure and Review.”

These monthly discussion sessions provide an opportunity for faculty, instructors and graduate students to examine teaching, learning and assessment practices and issues.

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The roundtable will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. in 208 Gore Hall.

Presenters for this interactive session include John Sawyer, associate provost, Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, who will share a tool that can be used to capture, store and document one’s teaching for promotion, tenure and annual review. 

Participants can look forward to learning different processes for assessing one’s teaching. Register for this roundtable.

The First Friday Roundtable series will continue this spring with the theme of student motivation. Further roundtables this semester include:

• April: Motivating students to be academically honest. Should faculty members use software or are there other strategies? April 15, 3:30-5 p.m., Gore Hall 208. Register. Note the date change.

• May: Motivating students to do their best on your assessments. May 6, 3:30-5 p.m., Gore Hall 208. Register. 

For more information about future First Friday Roundtable session topics and dates, visit the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning’s website

The First Friday roundtables are designed and sponsored through a collaboration of Faculty Commons partners including IT Academic Technology Services, the Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, the University of Delaware Library and the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning.

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