Events

Upcoming Events

Friday Feb. 7
Blended Learning Series, Part One: Designing Blended Courses
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
SZB 450H

Blended Learning Series, Part One: Designing Blended Courses Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 11
Canvas for GRAs and TAs
Noon to 1 p.m.
FAC 328

This session will help graduate students and teaching assistants create and maintain a well-organized Canvas course. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 11
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
LBJ School of Public Affairs SRH 3.122

The Disability Studies Awareness Speaker Series is a monthly event organized by the Texas Center for Disability Studies in partnership with colleges across the University of Texas in an effort to raise awareness, share knowledge, and learn how to incorporate DS into the classroom and UT environment. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 11
Teaching Preparation Series: Drafting Teaching Statements
5 to 6:15 p.m.
PCL Learning Lab 1A/1B

Learn the characteristics of an effective teaching statement —including what search committees look for —and begin drafting/refining your statement to vibrantly convey your teaching values and the instructional choices you make to help students achieve learning goals. Collaborate with other graduate students to brainstorm your student-centered goals, your teaching strategies, and how they are enacted in your teaching. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 12
Eyes on Teaching 2020
All Day Event
Various Campus Locations

Eyes on Teaching is an initiative to help strengthen the culture of teaching at UT Austin by providing an opportunity for faculty to visit other classrooms and observe different teaching styles and learning environments. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 12
Creating Wicked Students Book Club
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
SZB 450

This book club is designed to encourage instructors to discuss how they can develop wicked courses. Event Details

Thursday Feb. 13
Eyes on Teaching 2020
All Day Event
Various Campus Locations

Eyes on Teaching is an initiative to help strengthen the culture of teaching at UT Austin by providing an opportunity for faculty to visit other classrooms and observe different teaching styles and learning environments. Event Details

Friday Feb. 14
Canvas Office Hours
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SZB 450

Drop-in Canvas support Event Details

Friday Feb. 14
Teaching Preparation Series, Lesson planning: How do I structure my time in the classroom?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
FAC 328

In this workshop, participants will learn the basic outline of a lesson and practice creating these steps for their own teaching material: the objective, introduction, activity, wrap-up, and assessment. We will dwell on the “activity” stage to discuss scaffolding techniques. Finally, participants will brainstorm assessment methods to check if their lesson plans were successful. Instructors will leave with a useable lesson plan for their classrooms. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 19
Creating Wicked Students Book Club
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
SZB 450

This book club is designed to encourage instructors to discuss how they can develop wicked courses. Event Details