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Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning

CITL Week of Teaching

CITL is excited to start off the 2019-2020 academic year with the third annual CITL Week of Teaching. We have a variety of development and networking opportunities available during the week of Aug 19-22, 2019. All events will be at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.

Register for each event using the links below.

Photographers will be available for Faculty Photos on Mon and Weds from 3-5 pm

Attend workshops Weds and Thurs for Giveaways and Chance to Win Prizes!!


Mon Aug 19 1:00 PM

The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) invites you to attend the 2019 New Faculty Orientation. Meet other new faculty and learn about resources available to faculty!

Facilitated by: CITL

Register Online for New Faculty Orientation

  4:00 PM

Enjoy refreshments, connect with colleagues, and meet new members of the faculty!

Facilitated by: NPML

Register Online for All Faculty Reception

Weds Aug 21 9:00 AM

Facilitators will cover recent and upcoming feature releases in Canvas as well as helpful "hacks" shared by our faculty over the last academic year.

Facilitated by: OLITS

Register Online for What's Up With Canvas?

  10:00 AM

HIPs? Ethical Reasoning and Civic Engagement? Come learn what's coming with a new consolidated General Education program and discuss how we can make an impact with our students in the new Gen Ed.

Facilitated by: Morgan Gresham

Register Online for What's NEW in Gen Ed?

  11:00 AM

Have you found the perfect activity for the first day that sets the stage for the remaining semester? Or, are you looking for a new approach? Bring your experiences or examples and an open mind to new ideas for approaching the first day of class.

Facilitated by: CITL

Register Online for Idea Exchange: First Day of Class

  1:00 PM

Information and data literacy are key components of USF’s enhanced General Education curriculum. Through our recent Data Literacy Faculty Learning Community, we identified core data literacy competencies for our campus. In this workshop we will present a data literacy toolkit to integrate data literacy into your courses with active learning assignments that can be adapted for many disciplines.

Facilitated by: Theresa Buress and Emily Mann

Register Online for Embedding Data Literacy Across the Curriculum

  2:00 PM

Technology is a driving force in education. lassrooms come in different sizes and layouts, and they can all benefit from technology tools that make lessons more effective and memorable. Our Education Technology team will work with you to identify the right technology for reaching your goals.

Facilitated by: David Brodosi

Register Online for Find the Right Classroom Technology to Create a Dynamic Learning Environment

  3:00 PM

USFSP faculty and staff care about the success of our students. Learn the why and how behind referring students to the Compass Student Success Advocates and Student Outreach and Support Case Managers when they are struggling or experiencing challenges during the semester.

Facilitated by: Zachary Hyder, Antonia Robinson, and Rani Sinno

Register Online for Student Referral Training

Thurs Aug 22 9:30: AM

Join us for a panel discussion on podcasting featuring, Alison Barlow, Executive Director of the St. Petersburg Innovation District and host of Innovation in the 'Burg; Drew Smith, a Librarian at USF Tampa, and host of the Genealogy Guys Podcast, and Calling: Earth; and Ricky Zager, USFSP Instructional Designer and host of Ed Tech Weekly.

Facilitated by: Kaya van Beynen

Register Online for Podcast Education: Tips and Tricks from the Best

  10:30: AM

Preparing for hurricanes is a regular part of life at USFSP, but is your course ready for a storm or other disaster? This workshop will highlight tools available to engage student learning in the event of a campus closure.

Facilitated by: Tim Henkel and Karla Morris

Register Online for Planning for the Storm

  12:00: PM

There's no better way to build a community of learners than over food. Join us for lunch and the chance to hear faculty experiences and the new opportunities with our Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs).

Facilitated by: CITL

Register Online for FLC Lunch & Learn

  1:00: PM

How do we relate to each other in a social setting, in a classroom setting, and within ourselves? We will discuss the obstacles and opportunities to collaborate well with others as well as collaborate with and care for ourselves.

Facilitated by: Harris Ambush, LaSonya Moore, and Dawn Cecil

Register Online for Social Justice and Mindfulness

  2:00: PM

Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) offers a research-based framework for increasing student success in university courses. We will engage with examples from across different disciplines and explore techniques to make assignments more transparent in order to increase learning gains in your courses.

Facilitated by: Tim Henkel

Register Online for TILT Towards Success