Every year, The Office for Faculty Advancement, with support from CELT, awards faculty and graduate teaching assistants for outstanding teaching. These individuals are recognized for their powerful impact within their classrooms and dedication to innovative pedagogy. As the nominations for the 2020 awards are submitted this month, I sat down with Dr. Jennifer Osterhage, professor of Biology, who was a 2019 recipient of the award.
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching is excited to announce a call for proposals for its inaugural Teaching Innovation Institute, which will take place during the 2020 calendar year. Imagined as a cutting-edge learning community that is responsive to emergent issues in higher education, the Institute will involve two semesters of exploration, experiment, and reflection on innovative and inclusive ways of enhancing student learning at the University of Kentucky. Growing from Presentation U’s Faculty Fellows program, the Teaching Innovation Institute represents an updated...
In her role at TLAI and UK Online, Michia Brangers is responsible for coordinating recruitment and enrollment activity for online students. I sat down with Michia a few days ago to chat about National Distance Learning Week (November 4-8) as well as her vision and mission for online education. Michia's approach is student-centered and stresses the importance of contextualizing the online learning environment.