CTL Announcements

The Center for Teaching and Learning is open to all faculty and is focused on supporting excellence in teaching that promotes learning through a commitment to pedagogical best practices, appropriate and effective use of technology, and innovative collaboration.


The UAB CTL Announces Summer Workshop Series

During the months of July and August, the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning will offer eleven, three-hour, hands-on faculty development workshops. One or two workshops will be offered each week beginning July 8th. Topics range from how to write your teaching philosophy to how use video in your classroom, to how to save students money through open educational resources and other affordable options. The workshops will be offered in EB (CTL) 243. Workshops begin at 8:30 AM and breakfast items, snacks, and morning beverages will be served. Attendees will earn 15,000 points towards CTL Teacher Certification as well as CTL Certificate badges (as indicated below). For more information and to register to participate, go to uab.edu/CTL or contact Nicky Harris temesia@uab.edu

JULY


Writing a Teaching Philosophy
 – Scott Phillips and Tino Unlap
Friday, July 8th, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points


Preparing Your Teaching Portfolio for Promotion and Tenure – Scott Phillips 
Wednesday, July 13th, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge


Organizing an Effective Lecture Presentation – Tino Unlap 
Friday, July 15th, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Innovative Teaching Series Badge


Using Video in Your Classroom – Scott Phillips 
Thursday, July 21st, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge
  • Canvas Badge
  • Technology Badge


How to Write Good Test Questions – Tino Unlap 
Friday, July 22nd, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Innovative Teaching Series Badge


Using Affordable Instructional Materials in your Classroom – Scott Phillips 
Wednesday, July 27, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge

AUGUST


Faculty Foundations: New Faculty Teaching Orientation
Tuesday, August 2nd, 8:00 AM-12:30 PM, EB (CTL) 243 (breakfast and lunch provided)
Monday, August 22nd, 8:00 AM-12:30 PM, EB (CTL) 243 (breakfast and lunch provided)
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge
  • Onboarding/New Faculty Orientation Badge


Creating Your Syllabus – Scott Phillips 
Wednesday, August 10th, 8:30-11:30 AM, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge
  • Canvas Badge


Fall INTO UAB Symposium: Inclusive and Global Classrooms
Monday, August 15th, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, HSC (Hill Student Center) 2nd Floor Ballroom (breakfast and lunch provided)
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Effective Teaching Badge


Introduction to Team Based Learning 
Tuesday, August 23rd, 8:30 AM-11:30, EB (CTL) 243
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  • 10,000 Gold points
  • 5,000 Green Points
  • Using TBL Badge
  • QEP Badge