News and events
Distinguished Teaching Awards
Nominations are now being accepted. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to submit names of faculty and graduate student instructors who represent excellence in teaching through subject matter expertise, innovative course design, and is a mentor and collaborator to colleagues, just to name a few.
Including all students: Teaching student veterans
A workshop for faculty and teaching assistants
November 7, 2016 | 11:30-1:00 p.m. | HUB 332
In this workshop, instructors learn more about the experiences of student veterans in UW classrooms and consider strategies for creating a more inclusive classroom for and with student veterans. Hear from a panel of UW student veterans; engage in small and large group discussion with students, faculty, and staff educators; and identify resources for teaching student veterans more effectively. Co-sponsored by the CTL and the Office for Student Veteran Life as part of Veterans Appreciation Week. Register and read more >
Advancing racial equity in the community: Working to hire and retain a diverse and inclusive faculty
The university has a number of initiatives it is committed to advancing. One being racial equity in students, staff, and particularly the faculty community. The Office of the Provost has partnered with the Race & Equity Initiative to provide useful information about diversity resources units can use as they look to hire future colleagues. This series is “Fostering excellence: Faculty recruitment and retention at the UW.” Read more >
Social media in the classroom: Opportunities, challenges and recommendations
Learn about the opportunities and challenges of using social media in the classroom. IT Connect’s recent report, authored in consultation with the University Registrar, provides recommendations for incorporating the use of social media in academic work. Read more >
Get inspired: Innovative teaching and learning at UW
Innovators Among Us: Tips and tools
Download top tips and best practices recommended by faculty and instructors featured in the Innovators Among Us series.
Finding meaning behind the music
Online tool helps students get creative with class presentations. Read more >
What is your class telling you?
Researchers uncover persistent gender performance gaps in their classes, but suggest classroom techniques to improve equity. Read more >
Showing rather than telling at UW’s School of Dentistry
First-year dental students learn big lessons thanks to strong storytelling videos. Read more >
Engaging online students with their communities
UW Bothell Associate Professor Jody Early blends eLearning with service-learning projects to create community online and offline. Read more >
Leading online talks that enrich in-person class
GRDSCH 200: Preparing for graduate education
When undergraduates are unsure how to choose the right next step, this course guides them on their path.
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