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Applications Open for Service-Learning Fellowship

Interested in creating meaningful service-learning opportunities? The Faculty Fellows in Service-Learning Program is a one-year fellowship designed to help faculty create learning experiences that promote citizenship, social responsibility, and community engagement. Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility, the program aims to integrate the philosophy, pedagogy, and process of service learning into the UA

Applications Open for Learning in Action Fellowship

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 will 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

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

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

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

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

Distinguished Teaching Fellows 2017-2020

Carol Duffy Distinguished Teaching Fellow, 2017-2020 Carol Duffy is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. She is a virologist whose research focuses on elucidating the molecular biology of herpesvirus replication as well as understanding the roles herpesviruses play in chronic illnesses. Duffy teaches courses in virology and molecular biology where she shares

#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

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

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