University Teaching Center

Events and Opportunities

UT faculty are invited to join us for a series of interactive professional development opportunities as part of the University Teaching Center’s TechTalk Series. TECHTALKS include presentations, discussions and workshops focused on techniques and technologies for teaching.

Upcoming events along with registration information (if needed) are displayed below.

Be sure to check back often!
This list will be updated as new programing and events are planned.

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This session includes an overview of the LectureTools Student Response system followed by an interactive, hands-on workshop where you will learn how to create interactive slides to deliberately engage students using tablets, laptops and cell phones.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | noon - 1:30 p.m. | ML 306 (HSC)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. | UH 5120 (MC)

To register, email and be sure to note which session you would like to attend.
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Video Applications for Teaching

Digital media can effectively communicate complex information to a student and, if used creatively, can be a tool that enhances the learning process. In this interactive session, we will explore a variety of techniques that instructors can use to create and use video in the classroom.

Thursday, February 26, 2015  | 10 - 11:30 a.m.  | UH 5120 (MC)

Monday, March 23, 2015  |  noon - 1:30 p.m.  | ML 306 (HSC)

To register, email and be sure to note which session you would like to attend.


Action Research

Learn the process for conducting this type of research to improve or refine what faculty care about most - teaching and the development of students.

Friday, March 13, 2015 | 11 a.m. - noon | UH 5120 (MC) 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | noon - 1:30 a.m. | ML 306 (HSC)



The Flipped Classroom

Learn how to engage students through student-centered learning strategies, such as active learning, problem based learning, and other forms of content delivery.

Friday, March 20, 2015 | noon - 1:30 p.m. | ML 306 (HSC)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. | UH 5120 (MC)

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Last Updated: 3/23/15