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The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) offers a variety of guest speakers and faculty workshops throughout the year in support of our faculty and their teaching duties. You are invited to participate in our faculty development talks, Ed Tech trainings and speaker series activities, which provide professional development and aid in uncovering untapped resources. You can RSVP to the events on the EdTech events calendar by clicking on the EdTech and academic calendar link below. Many events are also recorded and will be made available online. If you have ideas to share or expertise in a teaching area, please contact ctl@ut.edu. The Center meets to discuss potential speakers and is funded by the University.

EdTech and Academic Calendar

Faculty Development Talks Spring 2019 View past and future Faculty Development Talk events... more » close »

  • Little Changes Make Big Differences: Color 
    Sharon Austin, M.A., MSETM, Online Accessibility Specialist
    Wednesday, Jan. 30; 9:30 a.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Peer Review: Formative Processes and Benefits 
    Colleen Beaudoin, M.Ed., Lecturer of Mathematics
    Monday, Feb. 4; 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Teaching in a Post-War, Post-Ebola Environment: Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities 
    Michaela Denison-George, MBA, Assistant Professor in Ethics and English Composition Institute of Public Administration and Management Sierra Leone
    Tuesday, Feb. 12; 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150
  • Preventing Cheating
    Christopher Roby, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics, and Mahmoud Darrat, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing
    Monday, Feb. 18; 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Incorporating Inquiry into Your Courses
    Gary Luter, Ph.D., Professor of Speech, Theatre and Dance; Miloslava Plachkinova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Cybersecurity; Heather Masonjones, Ph.D., Professor Biology, and Eric Freundt, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry
    Wednesday, Feb. 27; 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Positive Communication with Students, Staff and Faculty
    Beth Eschenfelder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication, and Mary Martinasek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Health
    Monday, March 4; 12 p.m. - Plant Hall 327
  • Little Changes Make Big Differences: Titles and Typefaces
    Sharon Austin, M.A., MSETM, Online Accessibility Specialist
    Friday, March 22; 9:30 a.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Reframing Information Literacy: Libraries and Critical Thinking
    David Davisson, MLS, Information Literacy Librarian
    Wednesday, March 27; 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Little Changes Make Big Differences: Rows and Columns
    Sharon Austin, M.A., MSETM, Online Accessibility Specialist
    Friday, April 19; 9 a.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • How to Mentor Undergraduate Researchers
    Eric Freundt, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry
    Wednesday, April 24; 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room

Faculty Development Talks Fall 2018 View past Faculty Development Talk events... more » close »

  • Preparing Classes Now for Unexpected Campus Closures
    Joy Harris, Ph.D., Director of Educational Technology, and Susan Lambert, MFA, Instructional Designer, Educational Technology
    Monday, Sept. 10, 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150
  • Active Shooter Awareness
    Samuel Ponce, Assistant Director of Campus Safety
    Thursday, Sept. 13, 12:30 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Increase Your Student Contact with Less Email and More Home Time!
    Jennifer Wortham, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
    Monday, Sept. 17, 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150
  • Small Teaching: Research Based Teaching Strategies That Can Be Implemented Immediately
    Yvette Green, M. Acc., CPA, Instructor of Accounting
    Thursday, Sept. 27, 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Grant and Rave
    Lorelei Sells, M.A., MPA, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
    Monday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
  • Civic Learning across the Disciplines
    Mary Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science and International Studies, and Kathryn VanderMolen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies
    Thursday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150
  • Understanding the Basics of Assessment and How You Can Gather Data for Your Program
    Steve Richarde, Ph.D., Assistant Provost
    Thursday, Oct. 18, 3:30 p.m. - Plant Hall 327
  • Introduction to Classroom Response Systems
    Michael Coon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics, and Deanna House, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
    Thursday, Oct. 25, 12:30 p.m. - 9th Floor, Vaughn Center, Crescent Club
  • Working Smart with Microsoft Word Enables Accessibility Too!
    Bernie Farkas, Ph.D., PMP, Assistant Professor of Information Technology and Management
    Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150
  • Developing a Climate of Care and Excellence
    Kristen Foltz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Speech
    Monday, Nov. 5, 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room: JS 150

UT-TED Talks Spring 2018 View past and future UT-TED Talk events... more » close »

  • UT-TED Talks Spring 2018

    • How to 10X Your Teaching Impact and Student Learning
      Guest Speaker, Norman Eng, Ph.D., author of Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students
      Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (presentation and workshop) – Jenkins Hall conference room
    • Teaching Strategies During Emergency Closures
      Joe Sclafani, Ph.D., Associate Provost, and Joy Harris, Ph.D., Director of Educational Technology
      Monday, Jan. 29, from 4-5 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
      Tuesday, March 13, from 4-5 p.m. - Brevard Community Room
      Thursday, April 5, from 9-10 a.m. - Brevard Community Room
    • Entitled Students Webinar Co-sponsored by Student Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning
      Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 2–3:30 p.m. – Vaughn Center, 9th Floor, Crescent Club
    • Faculty Opportunities and the New Institutional Repository at the Macdonald-Kelce Library
      Shannon Spencer and Leslie Vega
      Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • No time to Think (or Feel): Contemplative Inquiry for our Students and Ourselves
      Guest Speaker, Richard Chess, Ph.D.
      Thursday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • Want More Happy Hours?
      Karen Garcia, Educational Technology
      Thursday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • Should you Live-stream Your Student’s Presentations for the Whole World to View?
      David Wheeler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism
      Tuesday, March 20, at 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • The Myths and Realities of Grade Inflation
      Cindy Parsons, R.N., DNP, Associate Professor of Nursing, and Tressa Pedroff, MSN, R.N., Clinical Instructor of Nursing
      Thursday, March 29, at 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • Hostility, Sexual Harassment and Bullying in the Classroom and Beyond
      Brittany Harder, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology
      Tuesday, April 10, at 12 p.m. - Binnicker Board Room, JS 150
    • Distributing the Workload: Helpful Strategies for Teaching Writing Intensive Courses
      Joe Letter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English and Writing; Director of Academic Writing
      Thursday, April 19, from 12-12:30 p.m. - Vaughn Center 9th floor, President's Conference Room

UT-TED Talks Fall 2017 View past and future UT-TED Talk events... more » close »

UT-TED Talks Spring 2017 View past and future UT-TED Talk events... more » close »

UT-TED Talks 2016 View past and future UT-TED Talk events... more » close »

UT-TED Talks 2016

  • Academic Success Center - What the Center Can Do for You
    Stacey Davis, M.A., Director of Academic Excellence Programs
    Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 12 p.m. - Boardroom, 9th Floor Vaughn Center
    Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 9 a.m. - Boardroom, 9th Floor Vaughn Center
  • How to Respond to an Active Shooter on Campus
    James Erwin, CPTED, and John Evenson, Campus Safety Officers
    Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. - Sykes 150
    Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m. - Sykes 150
  • How to Best Handle Disruptive Students in the Classroom
    Joe Sclafani, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning
    Monday, Nov. 7, at 9 a.m. - Sykes 150
    Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 12 p.m. - PH 327
  • Faculty Development Support Group
    Sept. 7, 28, Oct. 19 and Nov. 9, from 4–5 p.m. - HSPS 201