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April 20, 2017

Recruiting for Next MTLE Cohort (Reminder)

Application materials for the next cohort beginning in Fall 2017 will be accepted through June 1, 2017. Apply here. MTLE is a two-semester professional development program in teaching that helps early-career faculty succeed with personalized support from a cross-disciplinary community of peers and teaching and learning experts. For additional information about our program, click here…. Read More

April 13, 2017

Ongoing Events: Active Teaching Lab

The Active Teaching Lab provides a safe space for structured explorations of teaching tools and techniques that your colleagues are using to engage students and teach more effectively. Active Teaching Labs are held every Friday from 8:45am – 9:45am and every other Monday from 12:30pm-1:30pm in room 120, Middleton Building. Check out the upcoming labs… Read More

April 12, 2017

Upcoming Event: Eva Hesse Documentary

Tuesday, April 18, 7PM  Marquee Cinema at Union South MTLE Theta Fellow Marianne Fairbanks invites you to join her at a viewing of Eva Hesse and a post-film discussion she will facilitate with Art History Professor Michael Jay McClure. Watch the trailer and learn more about this powerful film.

April 9, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized-Ben Zuckerberg

Ben Zuckerberg Assistant Professor Forest and Wildlife Ecology (Alpha, 2013) Ben was among 26 faculty winners of the Vilas Associates Competition, which recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. His research studied the environmental context and ecological consequences of colonizing accipiter hawks to a metropolitan area. In the 20th century, the… Read More

April 9, 2017

Teaching Academy Summer Institute (Reminder)

Applications Now Open for TASI 2017 TASI 2017 will take place June 5th through June 8th at the UW-Madison Arboretum. The Teaching Academy Summer Institute (TASI) is a 4-day immersive workshop for campus educators to design, redesign, or update a course. In structured sessions, TASI facilitators will guide you in iterating on your prior experiences,… Read More

April 7, 2017

MTLE Fellows Recognized- Lori Lopez

Lori Lopez Assistant Professor Communication Arts (Gamma, 2014) Lori will be the 2017 recipient of the Early Career Achievement Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, an association committed to research, teaching, and service in the field of Asian American Studies. “Professor Lopez is a rising star in Asian American media studies, a young… Read More

April 4, 2017

Upcoming Opportunity for your Graduate Students and Post-Docs

Delta Internship Program Each semester, the Delta Internship Program supports a new cohort of graduate students and post-docs who partner with faculty and staff to improve student learning and learning environments through innovative projects. These projects can take place at UW‐Madison or beyond. If you have graduate students or post-docs interested in furthering their teaching skills… Read More

April 4, 2017

2017 Teaching and Learning Symposium

Wednesday, May 17 at Union South. Register here. We invite you to join more than 500 faculty, instructional staff, and graduate students as we celebrate another year of teaching and learning excellence. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Teaching the Wisconsin Experience.” The event will feature a welcome by Provost Mangelsdorf and a keynote… Read More

March 28, 2017

Recruiting Next MTLE Cohort – Applications Accepted through June 1, 2017

It’s recruitment time! We invite early-career faculty to apply for the next MTLE Faculty Fellowship, beginning in Fall 2017. Please share this announcement with interested colleagues! Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) is a two-semester professional development program in teaching that helps early-career faculty succeed with personalized support from a cross-disciplinary community of peers and… Read More

March 20, 2017

Grant Opportunity: William T. Grant Scholars Awards

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. We recognize that early-career researchers are rarely given incentives or support to take such risks, so this award includes a mentoring… Read More

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Fellow Spotlight:

Craig Johnston

Craig Johnson (Eta Cohort), Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest & Wildlife Ecology, incorporates a classroom assessment technique known as “muddiest point” into his Decision Methods for Natural Resource Managers course.

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