Teaching Effectiveness Series

effectivenessThe Center for Teaching and Learning team, QEP Faculty Fellows, and invited facilitators lead workshops in the Teaching Effectiveness Series. Participation in each workshop earns attendees 10,000 Gold points and a Teaching Effectiveness Series Badge. Additionally, homework will be assigned in each workshop that can be completed for 5,000 Green points. Click here for more information on CTL points, badges, and teaching certification. Dates for this series are listed below. Workshops are held at the CTL’s innovative classroom, EB 243, unless otherwise noted. Teaching Effectiveness Workshops can also be requested for your school or department. Contact the CTL for details.

For more information about this workshop series, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning.


  • Teaching Effectiveness: Gamification

     •  Presented by Brian C. Moon
     •  Monday, February 24, 11:30—1:00
     •  See workshop description below
     •  Lunch provided for pre-registered participants
     •  Location: Center for Teaching and Learning Classroom, EB 243

    Come experience gamification in action! This gamified workshop will introduce ways that faculty can use components of gaming in their courses to encourage student engagement and participation. We will also discuss the gamification model used at the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning and what we have learned from its implementation.


  • Workshop registration links will be available 1-2 weeks prior to the first of March.

    Teaching Effectiveness: How Students Learn

     •  Presented by Scott L. Phillips
     •  Friday, March 6, 11:30—1:00
     •  Lunch provided for pre-registered participants
     •  Location: Center for Teaching and Learning Classroom, EB 243


    Teaching Effectiveness: Using Video in Your Classes

     •  Presented by Brian C. Moon
     •  Tuesday, March 31, 11:30 AM - 1:00
     •  See workshop description below
     •  Lunch provided for pre-registered participants
     •  Location: Center for Teaching and Learning Classroom, EB 243

    Based on the research of Dr. Derek Muller, this workshop seeks to challenge the way we think about using video in academic classes. Not to be confused with a training session for a specific tool, we will be discussing how you should/shouldn’t be using video for your online or on-campus courses and briefly discussion various video resources that are available to UAB faculty.

  • Workshop registration links will be available 1-2 weeks prior to the first of April.
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    Teaching Effectiveness: Testing Before Class Time

     •  Presented by Brian C. Moon
     •  Wednesday, April 8, 11:30—1:00
     •  Lunch provided for pre-registered participants
     •  Location: Center for Teaching and Learning Classroom, EB 243



Most CTL workshop topics can be offered to schools or departments upon request. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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