announcements

Announcements

It's time to request your Midterm Assessment Process (MAP) for Spring!

The MAP is a confidential and voluntary service that CTL provides to instructors to enable them to get student feedback on a course while the course is in progress.  For more MAP Information 

Application Open: 2020-2021 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship – Due February 24 at noon

CTL has launched the application process for the 2020-2021 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship. TIDE Ambassadors explore how they can enhance students’ learning and academic success across cultural, social, and learning differences by adopting a strength-based, inclusive, and equitable approach to teaching and learning grounded in the value of diversity. Applications are due Monday, February 24 at noon.  For more information

Jump start your semester!

Jump start your semester with a conversation about your course and your course syllabus.  The staff at CTL are here for you!  Schedule a consultation today.

Having trouble finding what you are looking for?

We are updating our website and there may be occasional disruptions in our service. If you are having difficulty submitting nominations, finding content, or have other concerns, please email (ctl@umass.eduor call (413-545-1225) and we will be happy to assist you.


Upcoming Events

March
05
Thursday, March 05, 2020 -
11:30AM to 1:00PM
Diversity Lunch & Learn

The goal of this Diversity Lunch & Learn session is to highlight a few of the key challenges and concerns faculty may experience when teaching diversity-related content. TIDE Ambassador Faculty Fellows Benita Barnes (College of Education), Magda Oiry (Linguistics), Andrea Ayvazian (Health Promotion & Policy), and Megan Lewis (Theater) will illustrate ways to engage students productively with diversity content and discuss strategies they’ve used effectively in their courses. For more information, please visit our Diversity Lunch & Learn page.

March
06
Friday, March 06, 2020 -
9:30AM to 11:00AM
International Instructors Working Group

For more information, please visit our International Instructors Working Group page, or contact Kirsten Helmer.

March
27
Friday, March 27, 2020 -
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Meeting

"Ties that Bind:  African Americans and the Contemplative" (Presenters: Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks & William Green).  For more information about contemplative pedagogy, please visit our CP page. 

April
03
Friday, April 03, 2020 -
9:30AM to 11:00AM
International Instructors Working Group

For more information, please visit our International Instructors Working Group page, or contact Kirsten Helmer.