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Institute for Teaching and Learning

Supporting faculty…Improving teaching…Enhancing student learning

The Institute for Teaching and Learning supports faculty by focusing on improving teaching and enhancing student learning. We offer workshops, information sessions, and training related to professional development, general education, student learning assessment, course design and development, and implementation of technology to enhance teaching.


Fall 2019 Assessment Workshops:  Assessment Hacks

Contact: Michelle Byrne, University Assessment Director. ext. 6062

This fall’s assessment workshop series is “Assessment Hacks: Workshops for New Chairs, Program Directors, and Faculty.” Participants will learn about annual assessment reports, the role of assessment in accreditation, writing assignments to improve student work, and using Brightspace to improve data collection. New program directors, chairs, and assessment coordinators are particularly encouraged to attend. Sign up for individual sessions or the whole series. Each session will be held twice.  

Note: Locations change.

Session 1: Annual Assessment Reports: How To and What's New

  • Tues., Sept. 17, 3 - 4 pm, Bierce 61 or
  • Fri., Sept. 20, 11 - 12 am, Bierce 61

Session 2: Assessment Basics for New Chairs and Program Directors

  • Tues., Oct. 1, 3 - 4 pm, Leigh Hall 414 or
  • Fri., Oct. 4, 11 - 12 am, Bierce 61

Session 3: Transparent Assignments: Clarifying Purpose and Expectations for Students

  • Tues., Oct. 22, 3 - 4 pm, Leigh Hall 414 or
  • Fri., Oct. 25, 11 - 12 am, Leigh Hall 414

Session 4: Using Brightspace for Program-level Assessment

  • Tues., Nov. 5, 3 - 4 pm, Leigh Hall 414 or
  • Fri., Nov. 8, 11 - 12 am, Leigh Hall 414

Seats are limited.


HIT (High Impact Teaching) Wednesdays

The University Council Student Engagement & Success Committee and ITL present High Impact Teaching (HIT) Wednesdays. UA faculty from across campus will demonstrate new assignments, techniques, and applications that have had a positive impact on their teaching. These sessions will be held once a month on Wednesdays, starting in October and running through the remainder of the academic year.

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Workshops and events

ITL events: See what's on the schedule

Design and Developmental Services' training sessions and other library events: See what's planned

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Office location and contact information

ITL is located in Leigh Hall 412  

Janet Bean, Director of ITL, ext. 6462