As the first week of class draws nigh, instructors naturally turn their thoughts to those first moments that form a new community. These initial interactions offer instructors and learners an opportunity to set the tone for learning for the semester. We searched our library and reached out to UW-Green Bay faculty who have presented on…

Read More First Week of Class

Overview Developing and teaching an online class can be a daunting challenge. In the past, UW-Green Bay subscribed to the Quality Matters to provide guidance in course design. That program provided useful assistance to instructors in the development of online courses, yet Quality Matters shied away from issues related to teaching online courses. The team…

Read More Call for help with Online Checklist

Overview This post is intended to be a kit that instructors can use to make the transition from D2L to Canvas over the summer with minimal weeping and gnashing of teeth. Handbook The Center put together a handy guide to help those who like paper guides to use as a reference for working on their…

Read More Instructor Resources for the Summer Transition to Canvas

Promoting Equity-Minded Institutional Change Overview: Though it feels isolating, if you have ever felt disempowered when helping students navigate systemic problems (e.g., poverty, discrimination) that impede their learning, you are not alone. Next year’s Teaching and Learning Community of Practice (CoP) will provide support and a sense of collective empowerment for those who engage or…

Read More Call for 2019-20 Teaching and Learning Community of Practice

The Student Nominated Teaching Awards have wrapped up for another year.  This year’s award winners were nominated at least three times for demonstrating real impact on the student experience. Congratulations to you all! Aaron Weinschenk – Public Environmental Affairs Alan Kopischke – Theatre and Dance Carly Kibbe – Human Biology Franklin Chen – Natural and…

Read More 2019 SNTA Award Winners

When: May 16 from 10am-2pm Where: GAC Labs: IS 1129 B + IS 1129 J   Register Lineup of sessions (Links open a Blackboard Collaborate session for attending virtually) Time Mentor Topic 10am Karen Stahlheber Collaborations for data/research projects 11am Jana Fogaca Group projects Rebecca Nesvet Assignments Noon Christin DePouw Embedding multiple mediums into Pages…

Read More Canvas Mentors Day! 5/16 from 10-2

The Instructional Development Council presents the Student Nominated Teaching Award. This award recognizes and rewards excellent teaching from the perspective of students. Students are encouraged to nominate an instructor who has made a significant impact on their learning. Awards are offered in two categories: Early Career and Experienced Teacher. You can nominate an instructor electronically here on April…

Read More Student Nominated Teaching Awards, Spring 2019

When: April 3rd, 3:45pm-5pm Where: MAC 201, Green Bay Campus, Streaming option  Register: https://bit.ly/uwgb-ccqs Facilitator: Jessica Van Slooten, Associate Professor, English and Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), UWGB Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) Program Co-Chair, University of Wisconsin Green Bay-Manitowoc Campus  Student evaluations—these semester rituals provoke intense debate and reactions from faculty, administrators, and students…

Read More Tough Talks: Student Evaluations of Teaching