Walker Center for Teaching and Learning
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Faculty Development Seminars

Book Club:  The Slow Professor
Analysis of the culture of speed in the academy and ways of alleviating stress while improving teaching, research, and collegiality. Receive the book at the first meeting.

Register:  November 14th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (on campus)
Register:  November 14th, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (OddStory Brewing Company)

How to Start an ePortfolio with Google Sites
Learn the basics of Google Sites and create your own ePortfolio. Once you learn how to do it yourself, you will be eager to show students how to start one!

Register: November 16th, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Want to instantly engage every student in your classroom with technology that you’re already using? How about engaging every student in critical thinking? In this session, learn how Plickers will allow you to capture real-time formative assessment data and transform your classroom into a memorable learning community.

Register: November 9th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Published! Seminar Series
This is an on-going series of presentations by recently published faculty speaking on their process and ultimate success in publishing scholarly works.  Visit the Published! Seminar page to see the full list of offerings for 2018-19.

“Publishing in the Academy-Personal Perspectives”
Dr. Joseph Kizza, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Register:  November 15th, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Take a Bite Out of the QM Course Certification Process
This session will feature practical information and a step-by-step guide to prepare your online course for QM certification. At the end of the workshop, participants will be equipped to prepare their course for QM certification. (Cookies will be provided)

Register:  November 12th, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Tips on Test Creation
The session will go through some of the pros and cons of various forms of testing.  In addition, best practices for creating tests and test questions will be explored.  Participants will have an opportunity to write sample test questions based on the best practices discussed.

Register: November 8th, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

UTC Learn and Rubrics
UTC Learn’s Rubrics are a way to help students focus their efforts, produce higher quality work, and lessen their anxiety. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to create and deploy a rubric in UTC Learn based on best practices.

Register:  November 14th, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


The Walker Center for Teaching and Learning is your one-stop shop for information, learning sessions, and consultation in the areas of teaching, learning and technology integration.  Please contact us with any questions about pedagogy, Quality Matters, UTC Learn, and learning technologies at utclearn@utc.edu or 425-4188. Need training that’s not listed below? We can come to you – contact us and we can set up a session!

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If you require accommodations for any of these seminars, please call 423-425-4188


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