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Examining Classroom Dynamics: Responding to Students

Written by: Lindsay Murphy On Tuesday September 21, CTRL hosted…
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Term Faculty Role and Voice in Service and Governance

In this session, the Term Faculty Task Force presents the findings from its recent survey relating to CAS Term Faculty service and governance activities.
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Teaching Environment and Sustainability across the Curriculum

This session seeks to engage and collaborate with faculty who want to learn about incorporating issues relating to conservation, climate change, and/or sustainability into their courses.
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Communicating Research through Visual Storytelling

Increasingly, videos are enhancing and in some cases replacing traditional print modes of communicating scholarship. This session showcases several examples, from the PEW Research Center to AU student research-based videos from interdisciplinary courses.
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Abandoning Fears and Taking the Plunge into Online Teaching

Aimed at both established and new faculty members, this roundtable consists of experts in online learning, a professor who recently launched her first online course, and a professor previously hesitant to take the plunge but who is increasingly getting ready.
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Developing Students Professionally through Client-Based Consulting Engagements

Targeted at faculty thinking about designing professional consulting experiences for students and adapting similar projects and programs, this session provides attendees lessons learned about engaging clients, defining projects, mentoring students and helping students achieve professional skills and networking goals.
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Millennial Students and Community-Based Learning (CBL): A Perfect Match

The session is appropriate for all faculty—from those who have never taught a CBL course to those who are experienced in CBL, but want to explore new ideas and innovations.
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The Rewards & Perils of Teamwork: Can It Be Taught?

This panel brings together multidisciplinary perspectives—from economics, sociology, business, and public administration—to discuss how educators can successfully bring into the classroom the varying real-world work contexts, incentive systems, and notions of fairness and justice that motivate successful teamwork.
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More Than a Scenic Backdrop: The AU Campus as a Teaching & Learning Resource

This panel brings together faculty and staff in an imaginative and interactive discussion about how AU’s Arboretum and Gardens can be, and have been, integrated creatively and effectively into classes.
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Developing Creative Assignments

The session explores the grade center in depth, as well as creating and grading with rubrics, how to check for plagiarism using Safe Assign and using adaptive release.