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Strategies for Discussion Leaders
Week 1: Wed, Sept. 28, 2:00-4:00pm, 72 PLC
Week 2: Tue, Oct. 4, 10:30am-12:30pm, 72 PLC

Getting to Know Your Students
Week 2: Fri, Oct. 7, 10:00-11:30am, Knight Library Proctor 41 Classroom

Presence: Skills for Listening, Being, and Connection in the Classroom
Week 3: Fri, Oct. 14, 2:00-3:30pm, Knight Library Browsing Room

Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Week 4: Wed, Oct. 19, 2:00-3:30pm, 72 PLC

Difficult Dialogues with Rehearsals for Life
Week 5: Fri, Oct. 28, 2:30-4:00pm, Knight Library Browsing Room

Science Literacy Teaching Journal Club
Thursdays, September 29 – December 1, 9:00am-9:50am; or Fridays, September 30 – December 2, 12:00pm (noon)-12:50pm, 217 LISB (Lewis Integrated Sciences Building)

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Do you have a question about inclusive teaching or classroom climate? Ask now: TEP and our faculty experts want to support you and your students.

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Do you teach a class of 150 students or more?

Join TEP’s Teaching Excellence Fellow, Dr. Sierra Dawson, from the UO Department of Human Physiology, for a chance to come together as a community—meet one another, share strategies, and get ideas for how to make the big classroom feel a bit smaller. See the community blog site Making the Big Class Feel Small for more information.



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Inclusive Teaching: Questions for Consideration
Do I know who my students are and what assets they bring to my classroom? What efforts have I made to find out and use that information?
Do my students know who I am; do they know something about my intellectual journey; do I seem interested in and available to them? Do they know how to address me and feel welcomed to? [...]

Inclusive Teaching: Part One of Highlights from TEP’s ‘Belonging’ Series
During winter and spring 2016, TEP hosted 12 events, workshops, and reading group meetings as part of its Belonging series. The series had two aims: to guide and support faculty and GTF efforts toward inclusive teaching—conveying to all UO students that their presence matters in our classes; to help create classroom communities that are ready to address [...]

TEP Invites Graduate Students to Enroll in New Teaching Development Initiative
How does one become a great teacher?At TEP, we believe that great teachers engage students in meaningful learning, reflect on how to improve their teaching, and inspire life-long changes in students’ habits of mind and action. TEP’s new Graduate Teaching Initiative (GTI) offers UO graduate students structured and rigorous, yet flexible, pathways to develop as college teachers. Those who complete a series […]

Welcome, New Faculty
TEP is here to support you as a teacher and help foster an imaginative, resourceful, and connected teaching culture at the University. You’ll have us as backup throughout your UO career: join us to discuss course design nuts and bolts, or to breathe new life into a course you’ve taught for years. Our staff consults on […]