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Upcoming Events

Getting the Most out of Group Work Friday, February 5, 1:00-2:30pm, 116 Lokey

Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy Wednesday, February 10, 12:00-1:30pm, Room 122, Knight Library

‘Transformative Learning’ Group Discussion Friday, February 12, 1:00-2:30pm, 72 PLC

Increasing Student Engagement with UO Blogs Friday, February 19, 2:00-3:30pm, Knight Library Proctor 41

Science Literacy Teaching Journal Club Thursdays, 9:00am-9:50am or Fridays, 1:00-1:50pm, 317 Lewis Integrative Sciences Building

New Programs

Sky Studio Teaching Conversation Series

TEP welcomes you to register for its Sky Studio Teaching Conversation Series. These informal small-group conversations and hands-on sessions (capped at 10) give faculty and GTFs a chance to dive more deeply into issues that come up in TEP events and larger workshops. Learn more...



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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 of core requirements earn a certificate of completion: GTI students participate in individual- and small-group teaching consultations, draft a teaching portfolio, observe classes taught by faculty and peers, and attend various workshops and conversations on teaching.[...]

TEP Calls for Applicants for First Teaching Excellence Fellow
We’re delighted to invite applications from senior members of the faculty—both tenured faculty and senior instructors—for TEP’s first Teaching Excellence Fellowship, funded by the Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education. The position will release one of UO’s distinguished teachers from three courses during the 2016 calendar year (across winter, spring, and fall terms) and provide a $2,500 dedicated programming budget. [...]

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. [...]

Serious Play: Reacting to the Past at the UO
I received my packet of materials for the Reacting to the Past (RTTP) “conference” at the beginning of a busy week in October. Initially I was a bit daunted by the size of my pre-conference packet–it was a good 168 pages, [...]

Four Faculty Members Take 19 Students on Williams-Funded Adventure… A Few Things They Learned
As teachers and learners, we recognize that experiences outside the classroom spark new ways of thinking and doing for students and faculty. But what does it take to make sure the learning experience and the daily living experience intersect in the best of ways? [...]