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Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Teaching Awards

Inclusive Excellence

Wednesday May 3 - Friday May 5, 9 - 3pm, 3068 JHZ

Inclusive excellence refers to the use of pedagogical strategies that address the needs of students with a variety of backgrounds, learning interests, and abilities. These strategies contribute to an overall inclusive learning environment, in which students feel equally valued. For details, visit Inclusive Excellence Teaching InstitutePlease register here.

Data and The Digital World Summer Intensive

Wednesday May 3 - Thursday May 4
Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons

This intensive summer institute brings together faculty from across the university interested in data and digital approaches to teaching and scholarship. Whether you are a novice or an experienced practitioner, we invite you to hone your skills, explore a range of applications and approaches, learn from and with colleagues, and explore potential collaborations. A schedule of 2- and 4-hour hands-on workshops will be posted shortly – topics will include data visualization, analytics, data management, network analysis, digital storytelling and social media.

19th Annual Teaching Life Retreat: Designing for Transformational Learning

Thursday May 11 – Friday May 12
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings, MI

Do you plan to design or revise a course or assignment this summer? Are you interested in learning to better apply research-based teaching and learning principles? Do you have a few ideas - large or small - that would benefit from sustained focus and peer feedback? For more details, visit the Teaching Life Retreat page.

Design Thinking Immersion

Thursday May 18, 2017 9 AM - 5 PM
3068 James H. Zumberge Hall

This two-day workshop, facilitated by GVSU faculty, will introduce faculty to the Design Thinking framework in a fast-paced, hands-on way. The intended audience is faculty who are new to Design Thinking and have not yet experienced a full design cycle. For questions, please contact Kathryn Stieler ( Register in Sprout.

Teaching Life Retreat for Full Professors: Connection, Reflection, and Integration

Thursday June 22 – Friday June 23
Location TBA

SAVE THE DATE. Please join us for an opportunity to explore teaching in a special retreat. We are planning a participant-driven agenda around popular topics from a recent interest survey. For more details, please visit the Teaching Life Retreat page.

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