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 are displayed below.
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This list will be updated as new programming and events are planned.
Discussing a Challenged Grade
Join us for this interactive session in which two different approaches on giving feedback and avoiding conflict when assigning grades are discussed. This session will also explore the impact these challenging discussions can have on you as a faculty member and the student questioning his/her grade.
September 13, 2016 – 3:00-4:00pm
Echo Engagement Tools (formerly LectureTools)
This session will focus on how to create and use interactive activities/slides in PowerPoint to keep students involved and engaged in class.
September 21, 2016 – 11:00am-12:00pm
October 12, 2016 – 3:00-4:00pm
Teaching with Purpose
Are your Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) well-defined and aligned with your teaching and assessment measures? If you are not sure, come to this interactive session on aligning SLOs with teaching practices and assessment measures.
September 27, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
October 24, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
Teaching Generation Z
Participate in a session that examines how to adapt to this changing demographic and reframe the practice of effectively engaging Generation Z students.
September 22, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
October 19, 2016 – 3:00-4:00pm
Creating Video for Your Course
Learn how to implement one of the most widely used video apps in Higher Ed: Explain Everything. This app is an easy-to-use screencasting, interactive whiteboard tool that lets you animate, record, annotate, collaborate and explore ideas for the classroom.
September 14, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
October 10, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
Wireless Collaboration Solutions
Learn how to use a wireless collaboration tool (Kramer Connect Pro) to implement active learning exercises to present and share in the classroom.
September 26, 2016 – 2:00-3:00pm
October 27, 2016 – 1:00-2:00pm
If you have suggestions or topics for a future TechTalk, email your ideas to email@example.com.