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Spotlight on Math

In addition to the always bright shining Bioluminescence series of workshops the math department also has a series of workshops open to all faculty. Watch for Spotlight on Math on the CTEI calendar. While some of the topics may be specific to math others will have more general interest. For example this Thursday and next […]

A soccer ball holding books - KICK, library . . . get it?

KICK: Learning Lab, Library, and Writing Center

The important thing when naming a series of sessions is to choose an acronym and then pick the word to fit that acronym. KICK stands for keep increasing campus knowledge. It is intended to kick off the careers of new faculty and other employees at the college by letting them know about the services available […]

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Unlikely Recap

Around 50 people attended the Monday, September 23 showing of Unlikely. This included several students and guests from the University of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University. Many of the guests were here because the showing was sponsored by ReBUILDetroit and UD Mercy and WSU are two of our partners in the grant. The movie […]

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Bioluminescence: Using HFC Online to Save Trees and Support Students

The Biology department presented a session Wednesday about how to use various resources in HFC Online (Moodle) to support students. Professor Michelle Wilson showed all the features she uses to cut down on paper usage and to make it easier for students to find documents and find answers to common questions. This has the happy […]

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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  

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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 […]