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Symposium on Excellence in Teaching

2016 E.C. Moore Symposium Call for Proposals

The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning seeks proposals from faculty teaching at universities across Indiana for the 2016 E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching. The symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine teaching excellence and the instructional strategies employed in various disciplines to encourage student learning. Proposals should address one of the following: efforts to improve student learning and engagement, evidence-based practices in teaching, the scholarship of teaching and learning, the innovative use of instructional technology, and initiatives that promote excellence in teaching. Proposals that have application to other disciplines are strongly encouraged. The 2016 E.C. Moore Symposium will be held at the IUPUI Campus Center on Friday, March 25, 2016. 

Proposals will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2015.

For more information, and to submit a proposal, please visit ecmoore.iupui.edu.

CTL Workshops 

Canvas Workshops

View complete listing of Canvas Workshops

Learn how to use Canvas, IU's new Learning Management System, at your own pace or in a guided tutorial. The Center for Teaching and Learning, along with IT Training, offers a wide variety of workshops and webinars to help faculty set up Canvas sites for summer and fall semesters.    

Oncourse to Canvas Migration Support

If you have been teaching in Oncourse and are ready to make the move to Canvas, here are some resources you may find helpful:

Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective with Dr. George Gopen

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Walther Hall (R3) 203/205 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Register »  | Organizer: CTL & OFAPD and Presenter: George Gopen

As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one’s scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever. Dr. Gopen’s approach is based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.

This year, Dr. George Gopen will present this workshop on Tuesday, July 28. If you are planning to attend the advanced workshop on Wednesday, July 29 you MUST attend this workshop or have attended one in the years prior.

If you would like to register for Wednesday, July 29, please visit here.

As in past years, Dr. Gopen will also conduct hour-long, individualized consultations. ONLY faculty members who participate in the day-long event will have access to the individual consultation registration. Instructions will be sent to participants after their registration for the workshop is complete.

More about Dr. Gopen’s original approach to scientific writing can be found in his article, The Science of Scientific Writing.

About the Presenter

George D. Gopen is a Duke University Professor of the Practice of Rhetoric. He is also Senior Lecturing Fellow, Department of English and Senior Lecturing Fellow, School of Law. Professor Gopen received both his J.D. and his Ph.D. in English from Harvard University. Dr. Gopen is a pioneer in the mastery of scientific writing. His scientific clients have included the NIH, the FDA, Bristol-Myers Squib, Bayer, and Duke University School of Medicine.

This event is sponsored by the IU School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, the IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning. If you have questions about this event please contact OFAPD at 317-278-3089"mailto: ofapd@iupui.edu">ofapd@iupui.edu.

Advanced Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective with Dr. George Gopen

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | Walther Hall (R3) 203/205 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Register » |  Organizer: CTL & OFAPD and Presenter: George Gopen

As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one’s scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever. Dr. Gopen’s approach is based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.

This year, Dr. George Gopen will present this advanced workshop on Wednesday, July 29.  If you are planning to attend this advanced workshop you must have attended the initial workshop on Tuesday, July 28 or in a previous year.

This is the registration for Wednesday, July 29. If you would like to register for Tuesday, July 28, please visit here.

As in past years, Dr. Gopen will also conduct hour-long, individualized consultations. ONLY faculty members who participate in the day-long event will have access to the individual consultation registration. Instructions will be sent to participants after their registration for the workshop is complete.

More about Dr. Gopen’s original approach to scientific writing can be found in his article, The Science of Scientific Writing.

Associate Faculty Teaching Forum

Monday, August 17, 2015 | University Library | 2 - 6 p.m.
Register »  | Organizer: Doug Jerolimov and Presenters: CTL Staff

To promote the professional development of associate faculty (part-time/adjunct), the Center for Teaching and Learning holds an annual Associate Faculty Teaching Forum at the beginning of fall semester. If you are a part-time faculty member, whether new or returning, you are invited to attend the Associate Faculty Teaching Forum, an event designed to support your teaching role at IUPUI. At this event, discuss with your peers teaching methodologies and classroom techniques, and new ways of using technology in the classroom and online. Forum tracks are designed to encourage discussion and the sharing of ideas between new and experienced instructors about teaching techniques and approaches.

ETTA Fall Conference

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Campus Center 450 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Register »  | Organizers: James Gregory, Anusha Rao, Lauren Easterling | Presenters: Various

The ETTA Fall Conference is designed for all IUPUI graduate students who serve—or who will serve—in any type of teaching-related role. Sessions will cover topics ranging from managing time and grading to using technology in the classroom and teaching online. The keystone of the ETTA program, the fall conference is an all-day event combining interactive workshops, group work, and experiential learning. It will set the stage for attendees to improve their effectiveness in the classroom and will place them on a path to becoming exceptional instructors. The conference is free and lunch will be provided.

Note: Attendance at any CTL workshop or event will count towards professional development required for University College’s Gateway Teaching Academy .


Center for Teaching and Learning

email: thectl@iupui.edu
phone: 317-274-1300
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