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    Time:
    Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Event Location:
    Online
    Contact Phone:
    413-577-0348
    Contact Person:
    Nancy Fontes
  • How successful have you been at asking students to prepare for class ahead of time? Or to engage with each other between classes? Come share success and challenges, and hear about a few tools that may help (Voicethread, Zoom, Google Apps and more).

    Please visit Innovate @ UMass Amherst for more information and links to register for upcoming events. 

     

    Time:
    Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
  • Come talk with colleagues about teaching, and stay after for dinner with family and friends. Creative teaching salons are informal conversations on creative teaching and active learning. Wild ideas and insights on teaching are welcome. Watch this short video to learn more about the Salons. 

    Time:
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    University Club, 243 Stockbridge Rd, Amherst, MA 01003
  • So you put the work into trying something new in your classroom, how do you know if it made a difference? Come share experiences, and discuss techniques and things to look for when you want to find out if all that innovation work was worth it.

    Please visit Innovate @ UMass Amherst for more information and links to register for upcoming events. 

    Time:
    Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
  • The cost of paper textbooks can drive students to seek digital alternatives. What is your experience with using digital books personally and in your classes? Come discuss different options for using (and even making) digital books.

    Please visit Innovate @ UMass Amherst for more information and links to register for upcoming events. 

    Time:
    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
  • Come talk with colleagues about teaching, and stay after for dinner with family and friends. Creative teaching salons are informal conversations on creative teaching and active learning. Wild ideas and insights on teaching are welcome. Watch this short video to learn more about the Salons. 

    Time:
    Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    University Club, 243 Stockbridge Rd, Amherst, MA 01003
  • How good are the notes your students are taking in your lectures? Come compare notes on how you guide your students in effective note-taking, and get your hands on some new tools that can help make them more effective. 

    Please visit Innovate @ UMass Amherst for more information and links to register for upcoming events. 

    Time:
    Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
  • If you or your students use (Google) Apps at UMass Amherst, how many of the hidden options and extensions have you tried? From specialized extensions that allow for drawing formulas, to added accessibility features, there is a lot hiding under the hood. Come discuss your own discoveries, and have a chance to try many undiscovered gems. 

    Time:
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003
  • December is grading season. What new tools or techniques have you discovered to help you with the grading of student work? Come discuss tools that have made your grading more efficient, and useful techniques for grading new kinds of homework. (How do you tell the difference between 'A' work and 'C' work when the assignment is a five minute video? How do you grade group work?)

    Please visit Innovate @ UMass Amherst for more information and links to register for upcoming events.  

    Time:
    Friday, December 9, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Audience: Faculty
    Event Location:
    Room 750, W.E.B Du Bois Library, 154 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003