announcements

Announcements

It's now Official!

The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development has been reorganized into two new offices, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Faculty Development (OFD)

As we are updating our website there may be occasional disruptions in our registrations. Please email (ctl@umass.edu) or call us (545-1225) if you have any questions or concerns.


Upcoming Events

October
18
Friday, October 18, 2019 -
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Meeting

For more information, please visit our CP page

October
23
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
12:30PM to 2:00PM
Priming for Learning in Large Classes: A Faculty Conversation

Teaching a large class obviously poses different challenges when compared to teaching a smaller class. In this faculty conversation, we’ll share with each other best practices for teaching large classes that are active, inclusive, and engaging. Come prepared to share your ideas and to learn from each other.

November
04
Monday, November 04, 2019 -
1:15PM to 3:30PM
Diversity Lunch & Learn

Join Karen Suyemoto, Professor of Psychology, Asian American Studies and Critical Ethnic and Community Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, for this interactive workshop in which she will discuss how resistance is enacted, reframe resistance as part of an educational change process, and discuss proactive and reactive strategies that you can implement for addressing resistance and engaging students in your classes.  For more information go to Diversity Lunch & Learn

November
04
Monday, November 04, 2019 - 5:00PM
Film Screening of Broken Land with Facilitated Discussion

Join us for a screening of Broken Land (2014): stories of life on the U.S./Mexico border (40 min), a timely exposé featuring a diversity of perspectives on contemporary life at the frontier of the border of the United States with Mexico. A facilitated discussion will follow.