The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum formally recognizes the efforts of faculty to integrate diversity and inclusion into their courses and curriculum. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the University Center for Teaching and Learning, the award recognizes excellence in areas such as updated curriculum, expanded cultural awareness, development of teaching methods that are especially inclusive and interactive, consciously created learning environments that are welcoming and inclusive, and other changes that positively impact aspects of diversity and inclusion in the classroom.
The Open Lab @ Hillman now has its own online space to keep you informed on available workshops, technology, office hours, and more! Head over to the Open Lab @ Hillman web page to learn more. Students, staff, and faculty are all welcome to take advantage of this space's specialized equipment and staff, who provide training and expert guidance.
October marks the middle of the regular fall semester. Many instructors may be concerned about mid-term testing and material coverage. As we tackle those important mid-semester tasks, it is often a good idea to get some feedback from students about how the course is going. Read about the benefits of mid-semester teaching surveys in an article authored by Teaching Center staff in this week's University Times.