University of Iowa

Center for Teaching Fall Semester Events

To: 
Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
From: 
Jean Florman, Director, Center for Teaching
Date: 
August 16, 2013
Subject: 
Center for Teaching Fall Semester Events

Please let the faculty, instructional staff, and TAs in your department know that the Center for Teaching has a new lineup of fall 2013 semester workshops, including:

  • Tips for New Instructors
  • Designing and Leading Good Classroom Discussion
  • Teaching Honors Students
  • Learning as a Cooperative Experience
  • Six Principles for Memorable Teaching
  • Constructive Peer Review of Teaching

The Center is also offering a new multi-day Faculty Institute on Teaching Content Through Inquiry led by UI Associate Professor of Chemistry Renee Cole. For more information visit http://cft.uiowa.edu/programs-events/institutes.

Faculty members, instructional staff, and TAs should have received a Center for Teaching poster of events in their campus mailboxes.  For registration information and descriptions of each workshop see http://cft.uiowa.edu/programs-events/workshops.

The Center for Teaching also offers individual consultations, classroom observations, informational books and videos, and departmental workshops.

For more information, visit our recently updated website http://cft.uiowa.edu (please note the new address) or contact the Center (310 Calvin Hall) at 335-6048.