Associate Faculty Forum

Associate Faculty Forum

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | University Library 1125 | 4 - 8 p.m.
Register»  | Organizer: Amy Powell and Presenters: CTL Staff 

Part-time faculty, whether new or returning, are invited to attend the Associate Faculty Forum, a professional development opportunity designed to support their teaching role at IUPUI. At this multi-faceted event, workshops will introduce faculty to new teaching methods and techniques and to ways of using technology in the classroom and online. Concurrent session tracks will include topics for new and experienced instructors, with hands-on activities to prepare attendees for a successful fall semester. This event is free and open to all IUPUI and IUPU Columbus part-time faculty; click here to register.

Teaching@IUPUI Webinars

Teaching@IUPUI: From Learning Goals to Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, September 4, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenters: Douglas Jerolimov, Terri Tarr

This session will help instructors convert their course- and unit-level learning goals into effective student learning outcomes, a practice that organizes both instruction and learning. In this workshop, participants will learn to identify the characteristics of an effective student learning outcome, analyze examples of student learning outcomes, and write their own. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Teaching@IUPUI: Lecturing with the Learner in Mind

Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Online - Adobe Connect | 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Register» | Organizer: Terri Tarr | Presenters: James Gregory, Anusha S. Rao

Among the most basic forms of teaching practice, the effective lecture can still prove difficult to master. Composing and delivering lectures with student needs in mind, however, can help to increase student engagement and content retention. This online mini-workshop will offer ideas and considerations for creating lectures that help students achieve learning goals, with time for questions and discussion.

Click here for a complete listing of upcoming Teaching@IUPUI webinars.

Canvas: IU's New Learning Management System

Opportunities to Learn Canvas

The Center for Teaching and Learning is ready to help IUPUI faculty learn Canvas.  Canvas consultations can be scheduled by contacting the Center for Teaching and Learning at 317-274-1300 or by emailing

Click here to view upcoming CTL Canvas workshops.

Call for Proposals

Learning Environments Grant RFP Available

Proposals Due Friday, October 17, 2014
Due dates and details can be found here

Through the awarding of small grants, the Learning Environments Grant (LEG) supports the creation of innovative, engaging formal and informal learning environments that meet the needs of both faculty and students.  Spaces at IUPUI and IUPUC are eligible for this grant.

E.C. Moore Excellence in Teaching Symposium Call for Proposals

Proposals Due 11:59 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014  
Due dates and details can be found here

The E.C. Moore Symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine teaching excellence and the instructional strategies employed in various disciplines to encourage student learning. The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning seeks proposals that address 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. Visit for more details, to submit a proposal, or to view content from prior years’ symposia.

Partner Opportunities

Gateway to Graduation Fall Huddle 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014 | NCAA Conference Center and Hall of Champions | 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Register» | Sponsored by: The Gateway to Graduation Program & The Bepko Learning Center

Hut, hut, hike!  We are set to HUDDLE! We will kick-off the year with a unique resource event. If you are new to IUPUI, or here for 40 years, there is something for you. We will be talking about how we can huddle around our students and help create a winning, environment.

Recommended Reading

Stanford Teaching Newsletter: "Tomorrow's Professor"

Sponsored by the Stanford University Center for Teaching and Learning, Tomorrow's Professor is a twice-weekly newsletter highlighting articles about the academy of teaching, graduate students and postdoc achievements, as well as teaching and learning and research.  Subscribing is free and may be done here.

If you would like to suggest a recommended reading for CTL Happenings, please send the reference and access information to

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