CTL Calendar

FALL 2015




October 21, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
Cushman Conference Room, 7th Floor, Terra Hall
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An informal conversation about teaching online courses at UArts. Come to ask questions and learn more about teaching courses online, or to share your experiences if you have taught or taken online courses. The conversation will be facilitated by Rick Lawn, as a follow up to his presentation "Course Story: Teaching Jazz History Online," October 14th.


A COURSE STORY: Teaching Jazz History Online
RESOURCE: Presentation Slideshow
October 14, 2015
11:45am - 12:45pm
Connelly Auditorium, 8th floor, Terra Hall

The presenter will discuss what he has learned from teaching online at UArts. He will cover techniques for engaging students and for testing, and will talk about the advantages of online courses and how teaching online can improve one's teaching. Mistakes made and consequential course corrections will also be discussed.


Richard (Rick) Lawn is professor emeritus and former dean of CPA. He has served as director of Jazz Studies, chair of the Department of Music, and associate dean for Academic Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Rick has published over fifty compositions and his three books have become staples among jazz educators and students. He also leads the UArts faculty-based band POWER of TEN. His only prior experience with distance learning was in the 1970s, before the Internet!




August 2015
Presented by the Center for Teaching and Learning
Terra Board Room, 9th floor, Terra Hall


At the beginning of each semester, the Center sponsors a New Faculty Orientation. During this session you will meet colleagues and administrators who will introduce you to the workings of the University in order to make your entry to the community easier.






MAY EVENT - Tools for Teaching
May 2015


Offered Sessions:
Google Apps for Education
Managing Assignments in Digication
Global Learning at the University of the Arts




Team Teaching with Mara Adamitz Scrupe
March 2015


Mapping Engagement at UArts with Anna Beresin & Lindsay Sparagana
February 2015


Animating the Critique with Chris Magee
November 2014