Tag: Instructional Development Council

Student-Nominated Teaching Awards go to Helpap, Clampitt

The Instructional Development Council in partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning have honored the Fall 2014 recipients of the Student Nominated Teaching Award. Assistant Prof. David Helpap of Public and Environmental Affairs has received the early career award while Prof. Phillip Clampitt of Information and Computing Science was honored in the experienced teacher category. The award asks students to nominate an instructor who has made a significant impact on their learning. The awards were presented Dec. 12 at the University Leadership Awards program on campus.

Faculty earn fall 2014 Teaching Enhancement Grants

As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council set aside grant funds to provide monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies.

Recipients of the fall 2014 round of Teaching Enhancement Grants:

• Assistant Prof. Christine DePouw, Education — Research on White Student Racial Identity Processes and Effects on Teaching and Learning

• Prof. Heidi Fencl, Natural and Applied Sciences —  Flipped and Blended Physics

• Associate Prof. Catherine Henze, Humanistic Studies — Improved Shakespeare Teaching: Attendance at Shakespeare Association Meeting

• Instructional Program Manager Patricia Hicks, Outreach and Adult Access — Assessing e-Portfolios to Improve Learning in the Integrative Leadership Studies Capstone Course

• Prof. Sarah Meredith, Music — Hosting Masterclass Teacher and Guest Pedagogue Prof. Don Simonson Workshop

• Assistant Prof. Eric Morgan, Democracy and Justice Studies — Imagining the Past: Integrating Immersion Games into the U.S. and the World Classroom – Attending Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations meeting

• Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet, Humanistic Studies — Hosting: Into the Archives: A Pedagogy Workshop with A. Reid Barbour

• Assistant Prof. Megan Olson Hunt, Natural and Applied Sciences — Attendance of Joint Mathematics Meetings

• Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, Humanistic Studies — Pedagogy and Teaching Translation, attendance of American Literary Translators Association meeting

• Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki, Human Development —  SoTL Project and Attendance of Society for the Teaching of Psychology annual conference

• Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger, Democracy and Justice Studies — Presentation on Deep Reading at the 2014 ISoTL

• Associate Prof. Georjeanna Wilson–Doenges, Human Development — Assessing e-Portfolios to Improve Learning in the Integrative Leadership Studies Capstone Course

CATL advertises Winterim 2015 Online Teaching Fellows opportunities

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is offering another iteration of its successful Online Teaching Fellows program during Winterim 2015. They will offer two intensive tracks for instructors with different levels of experience teaching online. Once you’ve selected which track is best for you, continue reading or visit the links below.

For instructors who are new to online teaching, consider the Starter Online Teaching Fellows — www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/starter.asp.

For instructors experienced in online teaching and interested in Quality Matters, consider the Advanced Online Teaching Fellows — www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/advanced.asp.

If you have any questions about the program or the application process, contact Joanne Dolan at dolanj@uwgb.edu.

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Starter Online Teaching Fellows — Winterim 2015
Applications due Thursday, November 6. Application form and full details available at www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/starter.asp
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is offering $1,500 grants to instructors to take part in an intensive hybrid 2-week workshop on online teaching and course development. This workshop will foster lively, interdisciplinary conversation about best practices in online teaching.

It is intended for instructors who are new to online teaching (having never taught online, or taught only one online course) and would like to develop (or redevelop) an online course. Consideration will be made for instructors who wish to develop a hybrid course.

Participants must commit to attend all 4 face-to-face sessions as outlined below and participate in all online components of the course.
• January 7, 9am – 1pm
• January 9, 9am – 1pm
• January 12, 9am – 1pm
• January 14, 9am – 1pm

Applicants will be chosen in a blind review by the Awards Subcommittee of the Instructional Development Council. Application form and rubric can be found at www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/starter.asp.

Advanced Online Teaching Fellows – Winterim 2015
Applications due Thursday, November 6. Application form and full details available at www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/advanced.asp
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is offering $2,000 grants to instructors to take part in an intensive hybrid 2-week workshop on advanced online teaching concepts and course development.

This program will foster lively, interdisciplinary conversations about best practices in online teaching and prepare and support instructors to submit an online course for Quality Matters recognition (more information on Quality Matters). It is intended for instructors who have experience teaching online and are interested in having their course Quality Matters recognized.

The program has the following requirements:
• Participants must nominate a course for redevelopment and review. The course must have been taught at least twice online for UW-Green Bay by the end of Fall 2014.
• Participants must commit to attend all 4 face-to-face sessions as outlined below and participate in all online components of the course.
• Participants must commit to complete a successful Quality Matters review by the end of Fall 2015.

Participants chosen commit to attending the following 4 face-to-face sessions:
• January 6, 9am – 1pm
• January 8, 9am – 1pm
• January 13, 9am – 1pm
• January 15, 9am – 1pm

Applicants will be chosen in a blind review by the Awards Subcommittee of the Instructional Development Council. Application form, rubric and sample applications can be found at www.uwgb.edu/catl/online/advanced.asp.

Deadline for Teaching Enhancement Grant proposals: Oct. 20

As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council have set aside grant funds to provide monetary support (up to $1,000 each) for professional development activities or projects that can lead to “the improvement of teaching skills” or the “development of innovative teaching strategies.” The grants are not intended to support the acquisition of content for a course, but rather to focus on pedagogy (i.e., the teaching talents, methods and abilities of the instructor).

Two calls for Teaching Enhancement Grant proposals are issued each year, one in fall, one in spring. Funds must be expended before the end of the fiscal year. An email with detailed information was distributed to faculty, instructional assistants and adjuncts on Monday. If you cannot access or did not receive this email please contact CATL program assistant, Ashley Damp, dampa@uwgb.edu to receive information about submitting your proposal. For questions related to the grant, please contact Associate Prof. Jennifer Lanter, CATL director, at lanterj@uwgb.edu.

Proposals for Teaching Enhancement Grants are due by March 24

As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council have set aside grant funds to provide monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies. Thus, this grant is not designed to support the acquisition of content for a course(s), but is specifically targeted toward pedagogy (i.e., the teaching talents, methods and abilities of the instructor).

The Instructional Development Council issues two calls for Teaching Enhancement Grant proposals each year, one in the fall and one in the spring. Funds must be expended before the end of the fiscal year. Up to $1,000 may be awarded, but funds must be expended before the end of the fiscal year, in this case, June 30, 2014.

For more information, go to the CATL website at www.uwgb.edu/catl/.

Reminder: Call for Teaching Enhancement Grant Proposals

The deadline is Oct. 21. As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council have set aside grant funds to provide monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies. The Instructional Development Council issues two calls for Teaching Enhancement Grant proposals each year, one in the fall and one in the spring. Funds must be expended before the end of the fiscal year. For more information go to www.uwgb.edu/catl/grants/uwgb.asp. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Lanter, CATL, at lanterj@uwgb.edu
 

Vespia, Zhu, Cupit, Deetz earn Teacher Enhancement Grants

As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council have set aside grant funds to provide monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies.

The winners of the spring 2013 grants are:
• Prof. Kris Vespia, Human Development, to attend the Midwestern Physiological Associations annual meeting “Enhancing Teaching and Advising in Psychology”
• Prof. Le Zhu, Human Biology, to attend the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo
• Prof. Illene Cupit, Human Development, to attend the ADEC Annual Conference: “Teaching that matters: training the next generation of grief professionals”
• Prof. Kristy Deetz, Art and Design, to receive instruction on Illustrator

Congratulations to this spring’s recipients!
 

Fall 2012 Teaching Grants go to Burns, Henze, Rybak, Staudinger

As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Instructional Development Council provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies.

Congratulations to the Fall 2012 recipients of Teaching Enhancement Grants:
    • Prof. Kathleen Burns, Human Development
    • Prof. Catherine Henze, Humanistic Studies
    • Prof. Charles Rybak, Humanistic Studies
    • Prof. Alison Staudinger, Democracy and Justice Studies

Profs. Cupit, Gaines, Deetz earn Instructional Development awards

Congratulations to the recently announced faculty recipients of the Instructional Development Council awards. As part of the University’s faculty development program, IDC allocates monetary support for professional development activities that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies. The Spring 2012 recipient of the UW-Green Bay Teaching Enhancement Grant is Illene Cupit of Human Development. The Instructional Development program is designed to provide a three-credit course release for full-time instructional teaching staff to undertake a significant development or redesign of a course. The following proposals were funded for Spring 2013: Adam Gaines, Arts and Visual Design, to develop a team-taught course, “The Jazz Age” (with Cliff Ganyard); Kristy Deetz, Arts and Visual Design, to develop a new course, “Intermediate Painting: Media Exploration.”
 

Instructional Development Council awards fall 2011 teaching grants


As part of the faculty development program at UW-Green Bay, the Instructional Development Council allocates monetary support for professional development activities or projects that can lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies.

Fall 2011 recipients of UW-Green Bay Teaching Enhancement Grants are:
• Prof. Heidi Fencl, Natural and Applied Sciences

• Prof. Tim Dale, Democracy and Justice Studies

• Prof. E. Nicole Meyer, Humanistic Studies

• Prof. Kate Burns, Human Development

• Prof. Amanda Nelson, Human Biology

• Prof. Dan Meinhardt, Human Biology

Recipients of Online Learning Grants are:
• Prof. Christine Vandenhouten, Nursing
• Lecturer Joan Groessl, Social Work