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Annual Invitation to Join the CTEI Advisory Board

The CTEI Advisory Board is currently a walk-on committee, meaning any full or part-time faculty member is welcome to join. Full-time instructors looking to fulfill their contractual obligation of college-wide committee involvement or participation in shared governance can do so without the worry of going through an election.  Part-time instructors receive a stipend for participation […]

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The Biology Department is hosting a colloquium with the title Bioluminescence. Although some examples at the sessions may be specific to biology the themes are of general interest. Please review the calendar below and consider joining them. Article Image: “firefly 7618”by art farmer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0  

The cover of The Pedagogy of Real Talk

Take a Walk, Discuss A Book

The CTEI is partnering with the Hub at UM-Dearborn to offer a second book group this semester. We will read Dr. Hernandez’s book The Pedagogy of Real Talk. Two sessions will take place before his visit and one session after his visit. All three sessions will be at the Hub in the Social Science building on Michigan’s […]

The cover of The Pedagogy of Real Talk

Paul Hernandez – Save the Date October 25

The University of Michigan Dearborn Hub and the Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation have invited Dr. Paul Hernandez, author of The Pedagogy of Real Talk, to deliver a keynote session and smaller group workshop on real talk. Real talk is a strategy to build rapport with students and create relevant and life-changing experiences. Because of […]

A U stylized as a maze to represent the film Unlikely

Unlikely Movie

On September 23 at 3:30 in the Forfa Auditoriun the CTEI and Rebuild Detroit will present the film Unlikely. The film’s website describes it: Set in the cities of Akron, Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles, five individuals failed by the higher education system fight for a second chance at opportunity. A feature documentary from Three Frame […]

cover vivaldi book

Fall Book Group: whistling vivaldi

Do you want to join a book discussion group, but worry you don’t have the time in to read the book during the fall semester? Are you in an employee group with professional development funds and you have a few dollars left this year? The CTEI is pleased to help! We will hold book discussion […]

Screen Capture of the Colleague Day Flyer

Colleague Day

You can learn about mentoring (and take a break from all that grading) on Thursday, May 2. See the flyer for more details. Colleague Development Registration Form