2014 News Items
News items from 2014 are listed below.
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From the Director: Disciplinary Thinking and Teaching
CITL progamming and research stress the importance of teaching in ways that go beyond content delivery and convey the intellectual skills inherent in the discipline at hand. Read More
Career Development Opportunity for Non-tenure Track Faculty
This semester the CITL is offering Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) focused on the professional development of non-tenure track faculty members. These FLCs will provide a supportive environment in which non-tenure track faculty members can explore ways of enhancing their teaching while learning to document their efforts in meaningful and effective ways. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 31. Read More
Spring Events Series: Critical Thinking and Inquiry by Design
The CITL's spring 2014 events series, "Critical Thinking and Inquiry by Design: Engaging Students as Thinkers, Researchers, and Writers," will explore how thoughtful course and assignment design can help students improve their information fluency as they work with sources, reveal their thinking through writing and speaking, and move beyond surface understanding. Sessions in the series will also address how faculty members can assess and respond efficiently to students' inquiry projects. Read More
Fall 2013 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant Winners Announced
This academic year marks the first time that IUB’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program will award research grants in both spring and fall semesters. In the fall of 2013 the SOTL Review Committee awarded a total of $29,000 to fund a total of five research projects. Read More