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University Teaching & Learning Commons

The University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) advances student learning by helping faculty implement evidence-based, innovative, and effective teaching strategies. The UTLC is comprised of three Offices:

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Learn more about the 3 offices of the UTLC

The RCO provides opportunities for faculty and graduate students to develop and hone their teaching praxis via three residential colleges: Ashby, Strong, and Grogan.

Through events, resources and general support, the TIO will foster and celebrate a teaching culture that is inclusive of UNCG’s teaching heritage.

Dedicated to promoting and supporting student success through mentored undergraduate research, creative inquiry and other scholarly experiences for the UNCG community.

Events and Opportunities Across Campus

Keep Teaching During Campus Closures

Campus closures for any reason require us to be flexible while maintaining the same level of quality in our courses. The Keep Teaching website contains resources, workshops, and contacts to help instructors quickly transition to an online course environment and adjust to the changes involved. This page is continuin to receive frequent updates as UNCG’s response to COVID-19 develops.

Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo

The Expo is an annual campus-wide showcase of UNCG graduate students’ accomplishments to the Greater Greensboro community, and is a venue for students to communicate their research and creative activities in jargon-free language with the public. Graduate students explain and present their work through poster presentations.

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UNCG Library Webinar Series

Online Learning and Innovation Webinar Series is for UNCG faculty, instructors, librarians, graduate students, TAs, and staff interested in learning more about instructional technology and online learning at UNCG.  

Research and Application Webinar Series is for UNCG students, staff, faculty, instructors, and librarians.  The series will cover topics on library resources and research tools.  

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

A new site for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning resources has launched. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) uses discovery, reflection, and evidence-based methods to research effective teaching and student learning. These findings are peer reviewed and publicly disseminated in an ongoing cycle of systematic inquiry into classroom practices.

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The Coalition for Diversity in Language and Culture
The Coalition for Diverse Language Communities (CDLC) and the School of Education Faculty Access and Equity Committee (FAEC) are offering a series of workshops this academic year around the theme of “Supporting and Mentoring Our Community.” 
Click here for the flyer with a list of the workshops planned for the year, including the dates, topics, and presenters. The last three workshops that are listed as “TBD” will be in the spring 2021 semester.
The first workshop will be on Monday, September 21 from 3:00-4:00 and will feature Dr. Silvia Bettez. The title for her workshop is Engaging in Critical MentoringMore information, including the Zoom link, can be found in the attached flyer here.
IPC: ECU International Student Writing Colloquium

This is a unique opportunity for faculty and instructors working with international students on writing-intensive projects. Two day Colloquium is a virtual event (Feb 10-11, 2021).  (Flier available by clicking here)

August 5, 2021
August 6, 2021
August 9, 2021
  • TIO: 2021 New Faculty Panel and Gathering

    August 9, 2021
    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Faculty Center

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