CUTLA Calendar of Events

CUTLA teaching, learning, and assessment workshop descriptions and registration information


Help us accurately plan for lunches, snacks, and materials by using the links to register for workshops. Thank you!

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requesting special accommodations for any CUTLA event is required to advise UWF by contacting the UWF ADA Compliance Office at (850) 474-2694 (voice) or (850) 857-6114 (TTY) at least 48 hours prior to the event.


Fall Workshops


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September 16, 2014 ~Teaching Partners

Tuesday, 12:30 to 2:00, Pace Library Conference Room (first floor)

Dr. Claudia Stanny will review how to plan and conduct a peer classroom observation, including a simulated classroom observation, practice providing tactful and helpful formative feedback, and identify a Teaching Partner for mutual mentoring during the academic year.

The Teaching Partner program promotes the exchange of effective and innovative teaching strategies. Faculty members who enroll in Teaching Partners will partner with one or more faculty members based on their teaching background and interests. Teaching Partners will visit each other’s classes to learn about and share teaching practices and styles.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_cder3yIEioaJSZ9Ly2otYt-aTBBN9iEToErAoqXEQc/viewform

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September 19, 2014~Mini-Conference on Accessibility: Creating an Inclusive Technology Environment for Diverse Learners

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room 212, Health, Leisure & Sports Building 72

Vannee Nguyen, June Watkins, and Jenae Burkart will discuss how to create an inclusive online teaching environment that is accessible to diverse learners. Lunch provided.

This workshop is a collaboration between ATC, ITS, ADA and SDRC.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1o5cql20rspGAYJaFYYxOJam3zVmCdUgy1aGw2F9t_1g/viewform

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September 26, 2014~Is this Writing Original Work? Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin and iThenticate

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room C of the University Commons

When grading student work, faculty might wonder, "Is this Writing Original Work?" Frances Montgomery, Tammy Ford, Richard Podemski, Lori Glaze, and faculty panelists will discuss and demonstrate how faculty can use Turnitin and iThenticate to evaluate the originality of written work.

This workshop is a collaboration between CUTLA and the Graduate School. It also supports the NSF ADVANCE Scholars.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pLKFUiMKXgLCc516_l66znFFdlGxDmgfwiMcB-8C8Jw/viewform

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October 10, 2014~Grant Writing for External Funding of Scholarship

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, ARGO Athletic Club

Join Christina Bodiford, Carol Rafalski, Richard Podemski, and Theresa Byrd in a session that will describe exciting ways to seek external funding for your research.

This workshop is a collaboration between CUTLA and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eGLKMoon0fsuWKzaHWbQCbJ-CcKRhAc_9PnWFLqYyQs/viewform

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October 14~STEM Retention Faculty Workshop

Tuesday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, ARGO Athletic Club

Dr. Saundra McGuire, Director of the Center for Academic Success at LSU and leader in STEM initiatives, will present various consultations on Monday and Tuesday, October 13 and 14, for faculty, staff, and students. A campus-wide faculty workshop will be held on student retention.

This workshop is a collaboration between CUTLA, the STEM Steering Committee, and the Office of Retention. CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To Register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1me_AOLpiKez6q9B3q8rCfZLvLzc-DXXwh1LdfIVW0H4/viewform

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November 14, 2014~Introducing the QEP Rubric for Professional Communication:Using the Rubric to Evaluate Professional Communication in Assignments

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Lounge of the University Commons

The theme of the new UWF QEP focuses on professional communication. Matthew Schwartz and Claudia Stanny will introduce the QEP Rubric for Professional Communication. They will discuss how faculty can use the rubric to evaluate, give feedback, and promote student skills with professional communication.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Fj_Li1lqqtr5H83b5qApWxBvT7jIgsoA9xcPax4zo7w/viewform

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November 21, 2014~Research Abroad: Panel Discussion on Applying for a Fulbright Award

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room C of the University Commons

Have you considered conducting research abroad? Rachel Errington and Bill Evans will discuss strategies for applying for a Fulbright award.

This CUTLA workshop supports the NSF ADVANCE Scholars.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fKh6LNqIcOjULE9LBq-SYcr-An37qsK_P_zzdK8_R7E/viewform


Spring Workshops


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January 16, 2015~Preparing for Tenure and Promotion

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room C of the University Commons

A faculty panel of recent candidates for tenure and promotion, the UWF Provost, and Deans will discuss the tenure and promotion process, answer questions, and offer advice on how to prepare a strong portfolio.

This CUTLA workshop supports the NSF ADVANCE Scholars.  CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YhI45Zuny2nbqMuzTcZH7XFPWbiPTGOLimr6Zy-iC7M/viewform

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January 23, 2015~Mentoring and Engaging Students in STEM Disciplines

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Nautilus Chamber, Room 255, University Commons

Karen Molek and Peter Cavnar will discuss how faculty can mentor and engage students in STEM disciplines. 

CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gvSJHnepU08As6ygKHRvwYvYy-BINo2iXHCm-MDCpYw/viewform

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February 3, 2015~Developing Courses and Teaching in the Honors Program

Tuesday, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Room 221, Yeager Library, Building 50

Interested in teaching an Honors course? Greg Tomso and Greg Lanier will discuss how to develop and teach courses in UWF's Kugelman Honors Program.

This workshop is a collaboration between CUTLA and the Kugelman Honors Program.  CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nQ4B1WwyfUs8K-h6d3EEP-11Ifz-ynw7pihHzLfuTRg/viewform

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February 6, 2015~Facilitating Discussions and Peer Learning with Clicker Questions

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room C of the University Commons

Clicker technology can facilitate student engagement but requires good Clicker Questions.  Jenae Burkart and Claudia Stanny will review how to create Clicker Questions that facilitate discussion and learning.

CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ucUMZ7B7P-LnxduRkZmrk_pbaECgEk34IUpkeKVNL1o/viewform

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March 6, 2015~Managing Difficult Conversations with Students, Faculty, Colleagues, and Staff

Friday, 11:30 to 1:30 pm, Room C of the University Commons

No one enjoys conflict, but we all face difficult conversations. However, difficult conversations can be managed in ways that facilitate growth and cooperation. Lusharon Wiley will explain how faculty can manage difficult discussions.

This CUTLA workshop supports the NSF ADVANCE Scholars.  CUTLA workshops are open to faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate teaching assistants.

To register, go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1dOWahBr7eCjpsaJTOSqEO2fs4CELDw11JRgq0z7KZf8/viewform

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