Oral Exams as Alternative (and Authentic) Assessments

Article by Amy J. & James E. Kabrhel, Ph.D., Associate Professors of Chemistry In the Summer of 2020 during the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic, we learned that we would be allowed to come back to face-to-face instruction in Fall 2020 as long as we used methods allowing social distancing and flexibility for student attendance. […]

Self-Service Tech Help – Using the UWGB IT Knowledgebase

Have you ever encountered a tech issue that you want to troubleshoot yourself, but you don’t know where to begin? UWGB technology experts have created several concise tech guides on a variety of topics such as Zoom operations to working in Microsoft Teams that can be accessed by searching the UWGB Knowledgebase (UKnowIT). You can also find step-by-step instructions, complete with screenshots for common Canvas issues (e.g., exporting grades, combining course sections, course dates/access). Learn more about the tech help available in the IT Knowledgebase.

Events on AI, Machine-Generated Content, and ChatGPT (Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Mar. 24 & Apr. 7, 2023)

Have you heard the term “ChatGPT” and wondered what everyone was talking about? Are you thinking about how artificial intelligence and machine-generated content could help you as a teacher or complicate your ability to assess true student learning? Experts from across UW-Green Bay are coming together to help you! Please read on to learn more about the sessions being offered in Spring 2023.

OPID-Sponsored Systemwide Book Club: Relationship-Rich Education (Spring 2023)

The Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) is sponsoring a systemwide book club for UW instructors this spring! Together we will be reading “Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College” by Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert. Sign up today to claim your spot!

Revising—and Reframing—Your Teaching Philosophy

Writing your teaching philosophy is not easy, but it is still an important practice both for potential career advancement and for self-reflection as educators. In this post, Tara DaPra, Assistant Teaching Professor and one of CATL’s 2022-23 Instructional Development Consultants, reflects on some ways to make writing a teaching philosophy a creative (and even fun) exercise. How can your teaching philosophy better express and celebrate what you have learned, and are still learning, about being an educator?