Faculty Forum: General Education Assessment Update

General Education Assessment Update
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
1:30-3:00 pm
Michigan Rooms A-B, UCEN

Refreshments provided

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The General Education Curriculum Committee will provide an update regarding the assessment of our curriculum.  Specific topics will include:

  • Summary of assessment efforts for general education learning outcomes
  • Summary of the Student Feedback Survey (issued May 2014)
  • Summary of  the Faculty Participation Survey (issued May 2014)

Faculty will be invited to ask questions and share concerns.

Technology Info Session: Word with a Nerd

Word with a Nerd
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Happenings Room, UCEN
Lunch Provided

Do you have a question regarding the use of technology on campus?  Do you want to better understand the options and support available to you?  Plan to attend this session to get the information  you need to work most effectively. Representatives from UM-Flint’s Information Technology Services Department (ITS) will be available to chat with faculty, staff, and students and answer your questions about the following areas:

  • Date Information Management
  • Department Computer Services
  • Helpdesk
  • Mediated Classroom Services
  • Network System Services
  • Security Services
  • Web Services
All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad mini!

The College Fear Factor

The Quad-POD Consoritium will welcome Rebecca Cox to the Flint area in February. Dr. Cox is author of the text, The College Fear Factor: How Students and Faculty Misunderstand One Another (2011).

Dr. Cox will offer a keynote at a dinner event on February 12 as well as conduct workshops at each of the four sponsoring institutions. Click here for more information.


Intercultural competency: Understanding students' cultural perspectives

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 12:30-2:00 pm, 134 FWTL

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This workshop will provide valuable information about the cultural differences of international students at the University of Michigan-Flint, as well as the challenges that these students face. Also, you will learn effective ways to communicate with and teach your international students.

A light lunch will be provided. Presented by the TCLT and the International Center.

Cloth Bag Discussion Series

As a follow-up to the pre-covocation workshop, the TCLT will host a series of discussions related to the text, Learner Centered Teaching: Putting Research into Practice by Terry Doyle (2012).
Click here for session descriptions and registration.

Faculty Mentoring Program Events

The Faculty Mentoring Program assists pre-tenure faculty in their academic development through the guidance and support of experienced university faculty members who serve as models, advisors, and mentors. For information and a program schedule, please click here.