April - Week 1

Hello Everyone-
Below you'll find information about activities coming up at FCTL and beyond. Check out the attached flyer for an April 9 lecture sponsored by the College of Arts and Humanities and the Texts and Technology PhD program.
Have a great week!
Melody

HAPPENINGS FOR THE WEEK
(All events will be held in CL1 207 unless otherwise noted. If you would like to participate in a workshop via webconferencing, please email fctl@ucf.edu to make arrangements.)

Thursday, April 4th
Faculty Writing Club 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CL1-205

Friday, April 5th
Faculty Writing Club 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CL1-205
Workshop: Nonverbal Communication 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CNH-146

MOOC DISCUSSIONS SESSION SERIES
UCF's Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) and Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) are co-sponsoring a series of informal, 30-minute information/discussion sessions related to MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). To register for *any* session in the series, please visit: http://bit.ly/mooc_lunch

Sessions are scheduled for the following Wednesdays from 12:15pm-12:45pm in CL1-205:
3/27- Session 3: Repurposing MOOC Content for to academic courses
4/10- Session 4: Participating in a MOOC as professional development
4/17- Session 5: Offering a MOOC
(Please note that no session is scheduled for April 3.)
To register or make inquiries please visit: http://bit.ly/mooc_lunch

FACULTY WRITING CLUB 2013 Join a faculty writing club to start your spring semester off with a focus on productivity and camaraderie. Having trouble getting into a good writing rhythm? Need to get away from your office to get a change of perspective and a little privacy? Forget the coffee shop--join your colleagues on Thursday and Friday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in FCTL for a loosely structured writing session. We'll take five or six minutes each week to go around the room and state a goal for the time block and then spend the rest of the time working on our individual projects. Bring your own laptop or use an FCTL computer. And of course there will be coffee. Everyone is welcome!

IF YOU TWEET…
If you tweet about teaching and learning issues, please follow me on Twitter @MelodyBowdon; I’ll follow you too!

 

 

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