Next UCITE session to address diversity in the classroom

Case Western Reserve University’s campus community grows more diverse with each incoming class. To create the most inclusive learning environment possible, the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) will host a

Nominate professors, mentors for Wittke/Jackson awards

Wittke/Jackson 2016 call for nominations flyer

Nominations are being accepted for the J. Bruce Jackson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring and the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The Jackson award is given to faculty or staff

Faculty: Discover what makes ideas “stick” for students

Despite the amount of time most people spend in classrooms during their formal education, people often only remember a few concepts here and there. So what makes some ideas “stick” in the minds of people

Next UCITE session to cover revamped lecture techniques

The ubiquity of the lecture as a teaching technique has been challenged by alternative modes such as flipped classrooms, seminars, discussion classes, and the like. Though there may be temptation to think of the lecture

Submit Nord Grant proposals by Nov. 1

Thanks to a bequest from family members of the late Evan Nord, Center for Innovation in Technology and Education (UCITE) will offer Nord Grants to faculty. Nord Grants are awarded to faculty who seek to directly benefit

Learn how to create a warm classroom environment at Thursday’s UCITE session

Research suggests that faculty who strive to create a good first impression and a warm climate in the classroom not only obtain better educational outcomes, but they and their students also have much more

Find out how to use student assessments at July 23 UCITE session

Most instructors often think of assessments as something only to be used at the very end of learning as a way to gauge a student’s success in their classes. But there are a number of other useful ways to

Want to learn how to use group work in the classroom? Attend Thursday’s UCITE session

At a University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) session in June, four faculty members who had been part of the Active Learning Fellows program—Rebecca Benard (biology), Megan Holmes (Mandel School), Kurt

Educational Services for Students to host conference for new undergraduate teaching assistants

The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development Conference will be Sunday, Sept. 13, from 12:30 to 5 p.m., in DeGrace Hall, Room 312. Attendance at the conference is required for all new undergraduate teaching assistants.

Faculty: Learn how to avoid stereotype threats in the classroom at June 18 UCITE session

At the next University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) session, Edwin Mayes, director of the First Year Experience, and Naomi Sigg, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will lead a