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February 7, 2019

K. Patricia Cross Academy Offers New Online Resource

Did you find Angelo and Cross’ Classroom Assessment Techniques (CAT) invaluable in helping you frame your formative assessment methodologies? Well, we are thrilled to share with you this new open resource, created and made available by the generous work of the K. Patricia Cross Academy – a nonprofit dedicated to supporting excellence in college teaching. This resource… Read More

February 7, 2019

Fellows Win University Housing Honored Instructor Awards

Five MTLE Fellows were among other campus instructors recognized this past fall with the University Housing Honored Instructor Award, a semester tradition in which housing residents have the opportunity to recognize outstanding classroom instructors that challenge them, help them learn, make learning fun, and inspire them. Congratulations to Viren Murthy (Alpha, 2013); Grant Nelsestuen (Beta, 2013); Eric… Read More

February 7, 2019

MTLE Fellows Win Distinguished Teaching Awards

Distinguished Teaching Awards are a yearly tradition that acknowledges exceptional faculty members at UW-Madison whose teaching is of such quality that it merits recognition and award. We are proud to congratulate two of our fellows this year: Lisa Bratzke and Michael Wagner. The Awards Ceremony of the UW-Madison Distinguished Teaching Awards will take place on Wednesday… Read More

January 31, 2019

Welcome, Nu Cohort!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our newest cohort of Faculty Fellows. Anatoly Detwyler | Asian Languages and Cultures Bu Wang | Civil and Environmental Engineering Eric Severson | Electrical and Computer Engineering Greeshma Gadikota | Civil and Environmental Engineering Hao Chang | Dermatology Jill Barnes | Kinesiology Kirill Ospovat | German, Nordic, and Slavic Kristen Pecanac | Nursing Lindsay… Read More

October 20, 2018

Fellow Spotlight: Hieyoon Kim

Hieyoon Kim (Mu, 2019) Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures Get to know Hieyoon, one of our newest MTLE Fellows, featured in InsideUW last month. Hieyoon is a scholar of 20th century Korean culture. Her research focuses on the relationship between archive and a historiography of the nation. Learn more.

October 16, 2018

Recruitment is underway!

We invite early-career faculty to apply for the next MTLE Faculty Fellowship, beginning in Spring 2019. 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… Read More

October 16, 2018

Fellow Spotlight: Emilia Tjernström

Emilia Tjernström (Professional, 2018) Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management has awarded Emilia a 40-for-40 Fellowship. The 2018-exclusive program provides funding to outstanding early career research professionals. Congrats, Emilia!

October 16, 2018

Fellow Spotlight: Data Science Initiative Funding

MTLE Fellows Receive Data Science Initiative Funding Thea Whitman (Iota, 2017), Sushmita Roy (Gamma, 2014), and Benjamin Zuckerberg (Alpha, 2013) are 3 of only 10 recipients of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Data Science Initiative, funded by the Chancellor’s Office, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE), Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and the Graduate School. Learn more.

September 18, 2018

Cohort News!

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the ten assistant professors who joined MTLE this semester, making up the Mu Cohort, our 13th and newest cohort of Faculty Fellows: Mu Cohort August 2018 – May 2019 Dimitris Papailiopoulos | Electrical and Computer Engineering Hieyoon Kim | Asian Languages and Cultures Jingyi Huang | Soils Science Keith… Read More

September 18, 2018

Annual Faculty of Color Reception

Tuesday, September 25, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Tripp Commons at Memorial Union Please RSVP You are invited to join Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Patrick Sims, along with Deans from campus schools and colleges, to honor recent faculty promotions and welcome new faculty members. All are welcome!

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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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