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New Faculty Orientation Teaching WorkshopsSessions for new faculty in July and August to help them prepare to teach at MU.groups laptop_macNew faculty; teaching
Inclusive Teaching Offerings Introductory and intermediate cohort experiences for faculty and graduate instructors on teaching in diverse classrooms for equitable learningHybriddiversity
Celebration of TeachingAnnual teaching conference and luncheon to celebrate MU educatorsgroups laptop_macconference
Teaching Renewal Week Annual teaching conferencelaptop_macconference
Wakonse: Conference on College Teaching a non-profit organization co-founded by an MU faculty member emeritus hosts a teaching conference on Lake Michigangroupsconference
Communities of Practice Regular on-going sessions on various teaching and learning topics for educators to co-inquire, explore, and support one anothergroups laptop_macteaching, learning
Curriculum Development & Instructional Design with CourseTune Workshops, consultations, and videos to support faculty with curriculum design using MU’s Coursetune softwaregroups laptop_maceducational assessment, curriculum design
Teaching & Learning ConsultationsEducators drop in or schedule appointments with the Teaching for Learning Center team to discuss any teaching and learning topic (individual or small group).groups laptop_macteaching, learning, consultations
Writing Intensive Teaching ConsultationsWriting Intensive instructors and teaching assistants schedule appointments with the Campus Writing Program to discuss any topic related to teaching with writing. groups laptop_mac notificationsteaching with writing, consultations
Resources for Writing Assignments and Rubrics (CWP) A variety of resources to support writing assignment design and assessmentgroups laptop_mac micwriting, rubric, assignment design, teaching
Resources for Alternative Assessments (CWP) An overview of formative and summative assessment methods for online coursesgroups laptop_mac micassessment, resources, formative, summative, online, teaching
Campus Writing Program Workshop Recordings, Resources, and Upcoming EventsEvents facilitated by Campus Writing Program staff to support WI teaching and faculty research/writing goalsgroups laptop_mac micprofessional development, workshop, teaching resources, events
Service Learning ProgramsService-Learning courses at MU combine academic coursework with relevant and impactful service to the community. The goal of service-learning is simple – what students learn in the classroom is applied in the community to create engaged and effective servers, and conversely, student activities in the community are integrated into the classroom to transform and enrich learning.groupsservice, learning, community
Working with Undergraduate ResearchersUndergraduate research affords faculty the opportunity to work with highly motivated undergraduates in their field. Researchers get a unique opportunity to do practical, hands-on scholarship with Mizzou’s renowned faculty, and their mentors get access to some of Mizzou’s best and brightest students.groups notificationsresearch, students
Online Teaching Certification Seminar The Online Teaching Certification Seminar is a fully asynchronous course focused on equipping faculty with the skills needed for effective online instruction. By the end of the course, participants will be adept at integrating instructional strategies, understanding university academic policies, supporting diverse learning needs, and fostering a collaborative learning community.laptop_macteaching, online, instruction
College Teaching CertificateThe online graduate certificate in college teaching from the University of Missouri-Columbia can help you further your existing career in higher education. If you want to implement best practices in college-level teaching and develop more effective students, this may be the degree for you.laptop_macteaching, online, higher education
Teaching with Primary Sources in Special Collections Special Collections has over 90,000 items – from rare books and manuscripts to comics and posters – and a staff that wants to empower you to use them. We’ll provide an overview of our collections and cover strategies for using Special Collections in class visits, undergraduate assignments, and your own research. groups laptop_mac micnotificationsteaching, library
Open Educational Resources Are your students struggling with the cost of course materials? Would you like the freedom and flexibility to customize the content of textbooks and other learning objects to better align with your lessons and assignments? Open educational resources, or OER, are free, openly licensed educational materials that provide alternatives to traditional textbooks. Learn more about campus resources that can help you find, create, and use high-quality OER. groups laptop_mac micnotificationsteaching, textbooks, library
Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom Copyright raises many questions: What can I use freely? When do I need to get permission? How do I protect my intellectual property? This workshop will provide an overview of U.S. copyright law in the academic setting and point the way to resources that help in making decisions and knowing when to seek legal advice.groups laptop_mac micnotificationsteaching, copyright, fair use, library
Subject Librarian ConsultationMeet with your subject librarian to learn about library support for teaching.groups laptop_maclibrary, teaching, research
MU Libraries’ Teaching & Learning SupportThis is a comprehensive guide to help instructors become aware of the variety of ways librarians can assist with teaching students the information literacy concepts and skills necessary to locate, evaluate, and use relevant, credible resources for their research assignments.laptop_macinformation literacy, information resources, library instruction
IDE Education & Development ResourcesOur goal is to engage students, faculty, staff, alumni, and volunteers in learning varied perspectives of domestic and international diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice.groups laptop_macpedagogy, teaching