Showcase Your Teaching:
Beyond Student Evaluations
April 23rd, 3:30 - 4:50
In September's workshop, "The Raw Materials of Excellent Teaching: Collecting Evidence, Getting Early Feedback", we talked about the kinds of raw materials and artifacts that you can use to display your teaching strengths. This closing NFTE workshop will introduce strategies to help you organize and present those artifacts to effectively construct the teaching portion of your professional portfolio. Attendance at the September session is not required, because the session will provide multiple examples.
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SPARKS! You Light Up My Brain
Teaching Awards & Celebration
The Hilltop shines from the glow of outstanding teachers who spark students’ imaginations every day. From light-bulb moments, flashes of insight, bursts of enlightenment, to exploding minds, inspiration occurs at SMU thanks to instructors who care about teaching.
The program is over, but check out this slideshow to see ShoutOut tributes from students and a list of the many SMU faculty members who were recognized for their contributions to teaching.
The New Faculty Teaching Excellence Program helps equip those new to full-time teaching to succeed. Congratulations to the sixteen new faculty members who are working toward a NFTE Certificate of Achievement through their attendance at programs, classroom observations, and working on ways to demonstrate their thoughtful & effective teaching. There's just one more NFTE workshop coming up this spring:
Support for Department Chairs
Want a presentation on teaching to come to you? CTE offers Micro-Workshops that you can incorporate easily into a department meeting or other gathering. Give us a short time at a faculty meeting and we'll teach faculty members some efficient and effective teaching tools. Contact us to discuss what might be helpful for your department.