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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

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

2017 CIT Faculty Technology Showcase

This year’s CIT Faculty Technology Showcase will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 in A232 Gordon Palmer Hall. The call for nominations is now open. The goal of the CIT Faculty Technology Showcase is to provide an opportunity for our community to share with one another how technology is being used across campus. As

ADHC Visiting Speaker Bryan Carter Presents Digital Humanities Techniques For The Classroom

by Emma Wilson, Digital Scholarship Librarian and Assistant Professor of English It is my pleasure to invite you to join us for the Alabama Digital Humanities Center’s visiting speaker events next week on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 in the University Libraries, when Bryan Carter, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at the University

Updated Undergraduate Catalog

The University recently updated the Undergraduate Catalog, making it more robust, intuitive, and mobile-friendly. The first thing you’ll notice is that the homepage is now located at catalog.ua.edu instead of courseleaf.ua.edu. Other notable changes include a search box on the homepage landing pages for each college and department a login option, which allows students to see which courses

How to Handle Academic Misconduct Cases

Please follow the Academic Misconduct Cases Packet Submission Guidelines when submitting a case to the Dean’s office for review. Submissions should be sent or delivered in hard copy to the relevant divisional associate dean. Faculty should not confront or accuse students but rather refer them to the Dean’s office for additional information. Cases submitted late in the

Distinguished Teaching Fellow Applications Due 4/21

As a reminder, applications for the Distinguished Teaching Fellowships are due Thursday, April 21. Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences selects two Distinguished Teaching Fellows and one Distinguished Teaching Fellow with Technology to serve as mentors to other faculty and support the College’s teaching mission. Interested faculty should submit a portfolio to Tricia McElroy via

Survey: Does Blackboard Meet UA’s Instructional Needs?

Does Blackboard meet UA’s instructional needs? UA faculty and course developers are invited to complete the UA Learning Management Systems Needs Survey to help the Technology & Learning Committee gather information to answer this question. http://ow.ly/Z9Mx1

CIT Faculty Technology Showcase

The CIT Faculty Technology Showcase will take place Friday, February 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in A232 Gordon Palmer Hall. The Showcase is a great place to learn how faculty are using technology to enhance learning, conduct research, and increase professional productivity. Drop by for an hour or stay for the entire event! Program 9:00–9:50 a.m.

Common Book Experience 2016

The 2016 Common Book Experience will feature Fareed Zakaria’s In Defense of a Liberal Education. Faculty on the Hidden Humanities committee will lead a discussion of the book on Tuesday, February 23 from 4–5:00 p.m. in Bevill 1000. Free electronic copies of the book are available through the Self Service app on your iPad. To install the