- Teaching Certificate Programs
- Thinking Critically in... series
- Digital Literacy for UAB Faculty
- Teaching with Technology Series
- UAB Teaching Spotlight
Teaching Certificate ProgramsIn conjunction with CTL, faculty volunteers, and Instructional Technology staff, the Center will offer an in-class a curriculum that will culminate in the award of a Teaching with Technology Certificate and/or Certificate of Effective Teaching Practice. Participants will complete several seminars and workshops over the course of two semesters to earn the certificate. In year three, the Center will facilitate a cohort engaged in reflective practice on teaching, helping to establish teaching research agendas, measure teaching practice and innovation in the classroom, and find avenues for publication of results.
View seminar and workshop Titles:
Effective Teaching Practice Certificate Program
Teaching with Technology Certificate Program
Thinking Critically In... seriesThis series of seminars will focus on applications of the critical thinking process in specific disciplines. This presentation series will be aimed at identifying modes of thinking in specific disciplines or sub-discipline, how specific pedagogical methods might be transferred to unrelated disciplines, and ways in which technology can assist in encouraging, assessing, and enhancing students’ critical thinking.
Examples of presentations in the series:
- Critical Thinking and the Solo Taxonomy
The first series will be presented by Andrew Keitt. He will explore John Biggs's SOLO Taxonomy as a way to think about thinking and understand understanding and how the taxonomy can be applied to other disciplines. These sessions will conclude with an open discussion on how elements of these approaches might be adapted to other disciplines.
- Thinking Critically about Diversity
Rosie O’Beirne will describe her culture blog exercise, which leverages community based events and activities for student inquiry. The assignment prompts students to document and explore the complexities of diversity by connecting theoretical constructs with experiential learning. This session will also conclude with an open discussion on how the fundamental of this approach might be adapted to other disciplines.
Digital LiteracyIn conjunction with representatives of the Mervyn Sterne and Lister Hill libraries, this series includes seminars related to information and digital literacy and technological challenges of teaching in the 21st century, both in and out of the classroom. Topics include:
- Intellectual Property, Copyright, and the Internet
- Identifying and Using Digital Resources
- Educating your Students on the Use of Digital Resources
Do you have a question that you would like addressed during a digital literacy session that you plan to attend? Submit it here and we'll forward it to the presenter.
Current workshops related this field are offered by Meryn Sterne Library staff including the Copyright Workshop Series.
There is also a full listing of workshops offered by the library.