Another Successful Year for TeachOnline@UW

TeachOnline@UW just finished its fourth year of helping UW-Madison instructors design and teach fully online courses.

Since its inception, 135 faculty and instructors have completed TeachOnline@UW, which combines online courses with discussions about implementing research-based best practices for course design and teaching. The program has two courses that put instructors in the role of the online students they teach. The first focuses on planning and designing an …

TeachOnline@UW Learning Community Back Again – Apply Now

Supported by the Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative, the TeachOnline@UW will be offered again this upcoming academic year, beginning fall 2018. TeachOnline@UW is a unique learning community that provides faculty and instructional staff with support to make significant progress designing or redesigning fully online courses.

Workshop and lecture feature research on how students learn

The College of Engineering is excited to host a workshop with Peter C. Brown, lead author of Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, on Monday, April 16, from noon-2pm in Union South. The workshop will highlight how faculty and instructors can apply state-of-the-art knowledge on the neurobiology of learning to enhance student learning.

REACH Recognition Event Celebrates Initiative’s Accomplishments

On Wednesday, September 27, participants, team members, supporters and benefactors of the REACH Initiative gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the effort, to date, and to recognize the dedication and talents all of those involved.

The REACH Initiative is part of the broader EI Initiative, and is one of many efforts to spark innovation in teaching and learning across campus.

2017-18 EI Brown Bag Series

Back again this year, the EI Brown Bag Series offers faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about educational innovations in teaching and learning, build connections with colleagues, and share best practices and campus resources. Please join us over the course of the year for one or more of the following events.

REACH Faculty Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Associate Professor Jordan Schmidt, Department of Chemistry, was one of twelve faculty members chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards. The awards, an honor given out since 1953, recognize excellence in teaching, diversity and inclusion, and outreach teaching.