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November 30, 2017

Blend@UW

Apply for a Winter 2018 session Blend@UW supports the Educational Innovation Initiative by helping faculty and instructional staff design blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students. Week-long series of half-day sessions are offered throughout the year. These intensive series are the ideal way to gain the knowledge, skills and peer support necessary for applying… Read More

November 26, 2017

MTLE Fellows at Work: Zongfu Yu

Zongfu Yu (Kappa, 2018) Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Enginnering Zongfu was featured in the Science and Technology News on campus about his work toward creating a learning computer assistant that might simplify complex chip design challenges. Learn more about Zongfu’s work.  

November 20, 2017

MTLE Fellows at Work: Judd Kinzley

Judd Kinzley (Kappa, 2018) Assistant Professor, History Judd, a historian of modern China, participated as a panelist on the Asia Rising Panel, which discussed the presence of Asia in global politics and economics. Learn more about Judd.  

November 16, 2017

MTLE Fellow at Work: Sebastian Arriola

Sebastian Arriola (Kappa, 2018) Assistant Professor, Dairy Science Sebastian’s research aims to improve dietary nitrogen efficiency and reduce nitrogen excretion from dairy production systems through the understanding of milk protein synthesis regulation by amino acids. With that knowledge, the goal is to improve current nutrient requirement systems for lactating dairy cows. Learn more about Sebastian.

November 11, 2017

MTLE Fellow at Work: Gail Prasad

Gail Prasad (Professional Cohort, 2018) Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction The Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network hosted a meet-up event last week where Gail participated as a panelist, offering her expertise and ideas on how to welcome immigrants into our communities and classrooms both here and abroad. Read about the event and learn more about Gail.  

November 5, 2017

REMINDER: Recruiting for Next MTLE Cohort

We invite early-career faculty to apply for the next MTLE Faculty Fellowship, beginning in Spring 2018. Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) is a two-semester professional development program in teaching designed to help early-career faculty apply evidence-based practices proven to enhance student learning. Fellows gain support from their early-career faculty peers and also build connections with experts… Read More

November 2, 2017

Scholarship for the Classroom: Quality Work

How good are your students at assessing the quality of their work? Do they understand and act on the feedback you provide? I’ll wager that some students do. But the rest—they don’t know if what they’re turning in is good, not so good, or what they were supposed to do. If you ask how an… Read More

October 27, 2017

Blend@UW

Apply for a Winter 2018 session Blend@UW supports the Educational Innovation Initiative by helping faculty and instructional staff design blended courses that foster deeper, more active learning for students. Week-long series of half-day sessions are offered throughout the year. These intensive series are the ideal way to gain the knowledge, skills and peer support necessary for applying… Read More

October 26, 2017

Active Teaching Labs

See and register for upcoming sessions. The Active Teaching Labs provide a safe space to hear UW-Madison instructors’ experiences using teaching tools and techniques to motivate, engage and more effectively teach the diverse range of students we encounter. As the campus transitions to the Canvas learning management system, the focus is on Canvas-related tools in Fall… Read More

October 24, 2017

MTLE Fellow Recognized- Carolina Sarmiento

Carolina Sarmiento (Zeta, 2016) Assistant Professor, Civil Society and Community Studies The Gentrification of Santa Ana: From Origin to Resistance is Carolina’s latest article, published online in KCET, and co-authored with Erualdo Gonzalez (CalState, Fullerton). Learn more.  

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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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