Calendar & Events

This is an interactive calendar showing all OTL events with descriptions and registration links. Click the date to see the events, which will reveal the details and registration links on the right side. The calendar is color coded to filter by each pathway of the Teaching Excellence Program. By default, the calendar shows all events and you can specify a particular pathway by clicking the top left corner of the calendar. Full descriptions of the pathways can be found at the bottom of this page and on the Teaching Excellence Program page. 

Office of Teaching and Learning

 

Teaching Excellence Program Pathways

Pathway 1: Master of Fundamental Practices

An ideal starting point for new faculty within their first year at UVU. This pathway includes UVU’s All Aboard series, which is the primary orientation to UVU campus services and teaching expectations. Several of these workshops will soon be available as self-paced Canvas courses for your convenience:

Assessment and Feedback for Learning and Success
Fundamentals of Teaching in Higher Education
Teaching for Student Success

Pathway 2: Course Design and Curriculum Development

This pathway includes the popular FlexStudio workshop that is required for those faculty developing online and hybrid courses under a formal course development agreement. Check out the Accessibility course for practical help in ensuring your course files and Canvas content are ADA-compliant. The new e-portfolio tool Digication is showcased in this pathway.

Pathway 3: Teaching Across Flexible Modes

This pathway is designed to advance online and hybrid pedagogy including ways to develop instructor presence, peer-to-peer interaction, and meaningful and secure online assessments. The Quality Enhancement workshop features a tour of the new OSCQR quality rubric.

Pathway 4: Global, Intercultural, and Inclusive Approaches

This pathway is sponsored by the Office of Engaged Learning’s Center for Global/Intercultural Engagement and provides the required six workshops for G/I certification. This pathway helps instructors develop a G/I classroom and understand inclusive pedagogy.

Pathway 5: Pedagogical Strategies

This pathway provides a collection of research-proven teaching methods including POGIL and Team Based Learning. You will also find the popular Learning Circles in this pathway.

Pathway 6: Academic Service Learning

This pathway is sponsored by the Academic Service Learning Department and provides the six requirements of the Service Learning certification.

Pathway 7: Advanced Teaching Practice

This pathway provides recognition for a variety of higher-level teaching practices including peer observation, use of the SCOTs program, scholarship related to teaching and learning, and mentorship.