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COME SEE WHAT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA IS DOING
TO ENHANCE TEACHING!
Find out about teaching innovations taking place around
Grounds, as several recipients of University Teaching Initiative grants
share the challenges they faced and their successes in implementing new
technologies, training programs, and courses. Whether you have the germ
of an idea for your own project or would simply like to find more good
teaching ideas, please plan to join us. UTI grants for projects costing
up to $5,000 are available for 2000-01.
Friday, October 1, 1999
Wilson Hall 301 & 308
Sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Faculty Senate, and the
Teaching Resource Center
To implement a program developed by the Faculty Senate, with the support
of the Teaching Resource Center, the Provost has committed $300,000 over
three years to support teaching initiatives proposed by U.Va. faculty.
The UTI Forum highlights the variety of innovative projects supported by
this year’s grants.
The Forum is open to all, and faculty who are considering making proposals
for next year’s competition are especially encouraged to attend. For more
information about the Forum, contact the Teaching Resource Center at 982-2815
1:00-1:15 Opening remarks, Wilson 301
1:15-2:15 Poster Session, Wilson 308
Patricia H. Werhane, Chair-Elect, Faculty Senate, Ruffin Professor
of Business Ethics, Darden School of Business
Marva Barnett, Director, Teaching Resource Center
At this session, you are free to investigate the initiatives most interesting
to you, and to discuss details with representatives involved in those projects.
Discover new ways to implement your ideas, or be inspired in new directions.
2:20-3:25 Panel Presentations, Wilson 301
David Luebke, Computer Science
Stephen Macko, Tom O’Donnell, and Peter Yanik, Environmental
John O'Connell and T.C. Scott, Chemical Engineering
Kathy Poole and Adriane Fowler, Architecture
Holly Shulman, Women’s Studies
Martha Snell, Janet Allaire, and Sarah Molnar, Education
Gang Tao and Avinash Taware, Electrical Engineering;
Gweneth West, Drama.
Will include brief presentations by the panelists about their projects
and opportunities to ask questions and discuss ideas.
3:25-3:30 Wrap-up, Wilson 301
Brian Balogh, History
Fred Diehl, Biology
Garrick Louis, Systems Engineering
Michael Thomas, Religious Studies.
An opportunity to obtain more information about the proposal process.
What 1998 participants said they found valuable about the UTI Forum:
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Opportunities to share experiences with other classroom teachers
I found the Forum to be a good chance for departments to share ideas.
New ideas about technological innovation in instruction.
I found the presentations rich and thoughtful.
Breadth of ideas and projects presented.
Simply learning what other people are doing, and hearing about the sorts
of problems they've encountered. I found it very interesting to hear the
potential pitfalls or constraints that increased use of technology might
have for instruction.
This would be a inspiration for those considering making a University Teaching