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Fall 2021 Forward FOCUS now available. The Forward FOCUS survey continues to be available to all instructors who wish to get student feedback on their courses, including individual faculty whose departments have chosen SRTI. New this semester, there is no need to request the Forward FOCUS.

The Forward FOCUS survey continues to be available to all instructors who wish to get student feedback on their courses, including individual faculty whose departments have chosen SRTI. New this semester, there is no need to request the Forward FOCUS.

What’s new at CTL? Quite a bit! We’re looking to add an educational developer to our team who can support teaching excellence at UMass and advance the university’s mission to expand flexible learning curricular opportunities.

CTL and IDEAS are pleased to offer a new Flexible Learning Fellows program. Funded by the Chancellor, this program will support departments and faculty in expanding flexible learning opportunities that reflect their unique contexts, including their disciplinary focus, degree programs, and students.

What do your students say we should keep in the fall? As you wrap up your course, we invite you to ask your students what remote innovations they would keep in face-to-face versions of your courses.