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Upcoming Events

Grading and Feedback Strategies for Graduate Instructors Monday, April 23, 12:00-2:00pm, PLC 72

Teaching Voice Thursday, May 3, 2:00-3:30pm, EMU Lease Crutcher Lewis Room

Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy Thursday, May 10, 10:00-11:30am, PLC 72

Enriching Classroom Dialogue Friday, May 18, 1:30-3:00pm , Global Scholars Hall Great Room (123)

Science Teaching Journal Club Thursdays, 9:00am-9:50am, 217 Lewis Integrative Sciences Building

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New Working Group on Classroom Dialogue: Applications Open for Faculty-Grad Student Pairs
As part of the University’s upcoming Freedom of Expression series, the Teaching Engagement Program in partnership with the Graduate School and UO’s award-winning interactive theater troupe Rehearsals for Life will form a small teaching development cohort dedicated to classroom dialogue, seeking synthesis between openness and rigor, inclusion and respectfulness.[...]

Controversy on Campus: Anticipating Your Response
TEP is often asked for advice about how faculty and graduate student teachers can respond in the classroom to significant issues happening outside it–say, to local or national events that spark controversy and heighten emotions. We hope these general principles and especially our Difficult Topics/Strong Emotions/Challenging Moments packet of resources can be helpful to you. We are always revising these ideas and welcome your feedback. And we are here to discuss what’s happening in your classroom: please email tep@uoregon.edu with questions or consultation requests.[...]

Welcome, New Faculty
TEP is here to support you as a teacher and help foster an imaginative, resourceful, and connected teaching culture at the University.

You’ll have us as backup throughout your UO career: join us to discuss course design nuts and bolts, or to breathe new life into a course you’ve taught for years. Our staff consults on best practices for responding to student work, integrating technology into the classroom, establishing classroom dynamics, interpreting student evaluations, writing teaching statements, developing truly innovative assignments, and more.[...]

SoTL Corner
TEP bases its philosophy and recommendations on the evidence-based research that comes out of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). We feel it is important for the university community to be aware of the important contributions to SoTL, so we have compiled this list of resources. Some of the entries contain direct links to the original research papers, and others are resources from the secondary literature that draw on and refer to the primary literature.  We will continue to add to the list, so check back periodically to see what’s new.[...]

Campus and National Climate: Reporting, Resources, Events
Senior UO leadership and the University Senate have reaffirmed the university’s commitment to “diversity of thought, experience, perspective, culture, and background,” condemned “all forms of discrimination,” and vowed “to work actively to protect and support all members of our campus community” (University of Oregon Leadership Statement, “Support for resolution reaffirming shared values of respect, diversity, equity, and inclusion,” Nov. 17, 2016).[...]

UPDATE: Transforming Education by Design group invites letters from you and your students
A faculty, student, and staff group led by Lisa Freinkel (vice provost and dean for undergraduate studies) and Ron Bramhall (associate vice provost for academic excellence) is coming together to learn from the UO community how they experience teaching and learning here, and about our highest aspirations for undergraduate education.[...]