Posts Categorized: Announcements

Teaching Human-Animal Studies with Dave Aftandilian, Carol Thompson, Mauricio Papini, and Chris Powell

Dave Aftandilian, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Director of Human-Animal Relationships Minor Carol Thompson, Department Chair and Professor of Sociology Mauricio Papini, Professor of Psychology Chris Powell, Associate Professor of Art Friday, February 25, 2022 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm TCU Campus Store, Room 208 What do other than human animals mean to us, and what… Read more »

Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture with Nada Elias-Lambert

Nada Elias-Lambert, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Social Work Wednesday, February 23, 2022 9:00 am – 11:00 am Virtual Event The Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop, created and facilitated by Nada Elias-Lambert, empowers participants to transform from bystanders to upstanders to build communities that support difference and unify against intolerance. An upstander is… Read more »

Critical Service Learning as a High Impact Pedagogy and DEI Tool with Rosangela Boyd

Dr. Rosangela Boyd, Director of Service-Learning and Academic Initiatives Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm TCU Campus Store, Rm. 208 Service-learning aims at developing service experiences for students that enhance learning while addressing community needs through reciprocal campus-community partnerships. While some educators have focused on discipline-specific learning objectives, others have embraced a… Read more »

Teaching in the Core Curriculum: An Overview with Theresa Gaul, Jacque Lambiase, and Jan Quesada

Dr. Theresa Gaul, Director of the TCU Core Curriculum, Department of English Dr. Jacque Lambiase, WEM Committee Member, Department of Strategic Communication Dr. Jan Quesada, Chair of HMVV and Core Curriculum Review Committees, Department of Religion Monday, January 24, 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm TCU Campus Store, Rm. 208 Designed for faculty members who are new… Read more »

Feedback on your Teaching: Request a Classroom Observation* or Mid-semester Analysis Poll*

Continuous feedback is necessary for improvement. Just as the feedback you provide to students helps improve their learning, feedback provided to you as an instructor can help you reflect upon and improve your teaching. The Koehler Center facilitates the following opportunities to gather feedback about your teaching and engage in self-reflection. *Limited availability. Classroom Observations… Read more »

Designing a Smart Syllabus

Whether you are creating a new course or revising an old favorite, our evidence-based resources for Designing a Smart Syllabus are available to guide and support you. Available resources include: Syllabus Templates (for both Face-to-Face and Online courses) A syllabus rubric for identifying information to include or improve Links to the Academic and Final Exam… Read more »

Building Inclusive Teams with Tracey Rockett and Stacy Landreth Grau

Tracey Rockett, Professor of Management Practice Stacy Landreth Grau, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Practice; Director, TCU Idea Factory Friday, November 12, 2021 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Campus Store, Room 208 There is a lot of evidence that diverse work teams outperform homogenous ones. The benefits of diverse work teams should be the same… Read more »