Events & Workshops

Faculty Commons Calendar

May 5: First Friday Roundtable and Unconference

The 2016-2017 First Friday Faculty Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will conclude on Friday, May 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Faculty Commons (116 Pearson Hall). The session will be an “unconference” where attendees will set the agenda and address the issues that...

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May 18: Book Club

The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Thursday, May 18, at 12:00 p.m., to discuss Teaching History in the Digital Age by T. Mills Kelly. This session will be facilitated co-facilitated by Tracy Jentzsch, Program Coordinator, Museum Studies...

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May 5: Digital Scholarship Showcase

Morris Library, Class of 1941 Lecture Room, Wednesday, May 5, noon - 1:30 p.m. In cooperation with the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education, the University of Delaware Library will feature several UD digital scholarship projects...

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First Friday Roundtable: Teaching and Learning Grants @ UD

The First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware continues on March 3 with "Teaching & Learning Grants @ UD," a program highlighting many of the teaching and learning grants that are available to UD faculty.  From 3:30-5 p.m. in 208 Gore Hall UD...

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March 15: Book Club

March 15th's meeting of the Faculty Commons Book Club will cover Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson. We will meet in 116 Pearson Hall from noon to 1:00 pm. Drinks & desserts provided. RSVP requested. The facilitators of...

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Feb 21: Power and the Academy, TLC

Beginning in February, the University of Delaware’s Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning will be offering a new series of faculty conversations to address pressing contemporary issues that affect student learning. Given the tense national climate, many...

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Feb 15: DIY-Interactive Learning Quiz Shows

Jeopardy! has been attracting audiences for over 50 years. Infuse some energy class into your class using the game show model with Flippity.net and a Google spreadsheet. Learn novel techniques that incorporate group work to create motivating (and memorable) exam...

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Feb 22: “A Field Guide to Lies” Book Club

The February Book Club meeting will discuss A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin Co-Facilitators: Meg Grotti, Associate Librarian and Assistant Head of Instructional Services, Reference and Instructional Services...

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10th Anniversary of the Student Multimedia Design Center

The University of Delaware Library will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Student Multimedia Design Center (SMDC) with activities February 21 - 24, 2017. Some activities will be available all week, such as a photo booth with SMDC-themed props, while each of the...

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Annual Events

Commons News

Teaching as research with CIRTL

On June 30, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) will lead a workshop on the concept of Teaching-as-Research (TAR) as part of the official 2017 Summer Faculty Institute program. Officially in operation since January 2017, CIRTL’s...

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