Category Archives: Workshops & Events

Hybrid Course Initiative Program – Accepting Applications for May 2015 Cohort

Applications are now being accepted for the May 2015 cohort of the UVM Hybrid Course Initiative program (phase 3). The deadline for applying is Monday, March 23rd at 5pm! Please follow this link to learn more about the program and to apply. We invite you to register for the upcoming info session, “What’s the Hype […]

UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows – Call for Applications

The UVM Sustainability Fellows Program invites applications for its sixth year! “This program seeks faculty who are committed to integrating interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability into the UVM curriculum. We seek to develop a learning community – a multidisciplinary cohort engaged in a year-long exploration of sustainability, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and collaboration.” » […]

‘Twas Ever Thus

[The professor’s] only difficulty … was to get [students] to talk at all. He had to devise schemes to find what they were thinking about and induce them to risk criticism from their fellows. — The Education of Henry Adams The quote on the right is from the 1919 autobiography by Henry Adams, a descendant […]

Student Career Planning and Advising

It’s that time of year when “senioritis” runs rampant and many students are either avoiding the need to search for a job or they’re not sure how to begin. Tomorrow, April 11th, we’re offering a workshop in collaboration with the Writing in the Disciplines Program called Writing your Cover Letter or Resume/Vitae.  The two-hour workshop—from […]

Announcing Two Workshops in Support of BlackBoard Jungle 7

Blackboard Jungle 7 kicked off this week with a keynote by Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Monday and continues this Friday, March 28th, with a day of workshops and presentations. (See schedule) In support of Blackboard Jungle, the CTL is offering two workshops in collaboration with Writing in the Disciplines.   They’ll take place on April 4th […]

Panel Discussion, Tuesday 2/04

These annual conversations with the recipients of the Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award are always lively and interesting! Please join us this Tuesday for a conversation with the faculty who won the award in 2013: Tina Escaja (Romance Languages & Linguistics), Katharine Shepherd (Education), Allison Kingsley (School of Business Administration), and Jenny Wilkinson (Animal Science). […]

Faculty invited: iPad/iOS User Group – Friday, 9/20

  The CESS and CTL iPad/iOS User Group began meeting last year to discuss, troubleshoot, and demonstrate new ways to use iOS devices in teaching at UVM.  This year we are hoping to reunite the group and invite new participants too. So, if you use an iPad/iPhone/iPod or are interested in learning more about the […]

UVM Multicultural Exposition: February 28th

The ALANA Coalition is proud to announce the UVM Multicultural Exposition on February 28th in Billings North Lounge from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  The exposition will showcase faculty, staff, graduate students and our community members’ research, publications, art, and music. ALANA anticipates that a variety of UVM community members with different expertise will  be […]

New England Early Career Faculty Focus Group and Networking Event

We just read about this networking event for early career faculty next week, on Wednesday, Feb. 20th, and wanted to pass on the word.

The Humanities and Google Earth

In short, one of the principles of Universal Design for Learning is that if you offer students multiple options for exploring content and expressing what they’ve learned, their experience is richer and more meaningful—and this gives their learning “sticking power.” Google Earth is a free, easy to learn tool and absorbingly fun! It’s an exciting […]

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