University Teaching Center

Events and Opportunities

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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.

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

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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

October 18, 2016 – 2:00-3:00pm

To register, please complete THIS FORM


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

To register, please complete THIS FORM


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

To register, please complete THIS FORM


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

To register, please complete THIS FORM


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

To register, please complete THIS FORM


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

To register, please complete THIS FORM

If you have suggestions or topics for a future TechTalk, email your ideas to


Last Updated: 8/24/16