A&S Prison Teaching Fellowship

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a new program in cooperation with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project (APAEP), based at Auburn University. During each full semester (fall and spring), the College will name one faculty member as a A&S Prison Teaching Fellow. The recipient of this fellowship will have […]

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UA Innovation Scholar Awards

Do you have an idea for making your online class more engaging, but you need funding or expertise to get it off the ground? UA Innovation Scholar programs give you the opportunity to let your online teaching ideas shine and become the model for others in your field. You’ll have consultation time, materials funding and […]

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Learning in Action Fellowship Applications Due 9/29

Through a competitive application process, Learning in Action supports faculty and staff interested in designing and implementing best-practices experiential learning opportunities (ELOs) to support undergraduates’ problem-solving skills. Selected participants design, implement and assess an ELO over the course of an academic year; meet with national experiential learning experts; participate in a professional learning community and […]

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Post Fall 2017 Syllabi to OSM

Syllabi for all Fall 2017 courses should be posted to the OIRA system. If you are a new faculty member or have not yet posted your syllabi, it is important that you do so immediately. You can access the Online Syllabus Management (OSM) application from the ‘OIRA Resources’ channel on your Faculty tab in myBama […]

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Clicker & Mobile Response Software Updates

The Turning Technologies Company required our clicker-mobile polling software be updated beginning Summer I, Summer II, and full Summer classes. The FRC updated the clicker software this summer, and the following changes were made: IT staff will download the new TurningPoint 8 software onto classroom computers. Instructors need to download the new TurningPoint 8 software […]

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#2017Scholars at The University of Alabama

Next week, some amazing people from across the three University of Alabama campuses will gather for the 2017 UA System Scholars Institute, to be held May 15-16 at Bryant Conference Center. Through a series of events, the Institute aims to foster discussion and collaboration between institutions on topics related to teaching and learning. Although you are asked […]

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Call for Proposals: A&S Summer Teaching Grants

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting proposals for teaching grants. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to tenured, tenure-track, and NTRC faculty for projects beginning Summer 2017. Grants are limited to $2,000, and the College typically awards three. The College recently released its Strategic Diversity Plan, confirming its commitment to […]

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Applications Open for Faculty Fellows in Service Learning Program

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility invites you to apply for the 2017-2018 Faculty Fellows in Service-Learning program, a one-year fellowship designed to accelerate the work of ten faculty members who are eager to develop exemplary curricular approaches to education. Sponsored by CESR, Faculty Fellows create courses that promote active and ethical citizenship, social […]

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Learning in Action Fellow Applications Due 3/1

The Learning in Action Fellows Program supports faculty and staff interested in designing and implementing experiential learning opportunities (ELOs) to support undergraduate problem-solving skills. Selected participants design, implement, and assess an ELO over the course of an academic year; meet with national experiential learning experts, participate in a professional learning community and the UA Learning in Action […]

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Crossroads Offers Diversity and Inclusion Workshops

Faculty, instructors and graduate teaching assistants are invited to attend Spring 2017 teaching workshops on promoting diversity and inclusion in the classroom. At 37,000 students and counting, The University of Alabama may not be the biggest place students will ever live, but chances are it will be the most diverse. UA is home to students […]

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