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iTeachU is Now the CTL Website

The iTeachU website is now part of the website for the UAF Center for Teaching and Learning. If you’re reading this article, you’ve found the new site. Since 2011, iTeachU has been a UAF brand for faculty support for teaching…

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AI and Your Teaching Practice

Join us, from 10:00am until noon, 11 January, 2024, for a semester-start discussion on generative artificial intelligence. This session will offer an overview of current efforts at UAF to integrate AI with teaching and learning, as well as share resources…

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RSI in Practice: A Faculty Panel

Join us, 11 January 2024, for this virtual event In this panel discussion, UAF faculty will share their strategies and practices for meeting the new federal standards for “Regular and Substantive Interaction” (RSI) in online courses. Read more about RSI.

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RISE-UP Ideation Studio Mixer

UAF faculty, staff, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to an Ideation Studio mixer on November 16th from 10-12 p.m. in the newly opened MIX/CTL Faculty Makerspace (131 Bunnell in the Center for Teaching & Learning).  The Ideation Studio…

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AI and the Writing Process

Join us 30 November 2023 from 1000-1200. In this workshop, participants will explore what generative AI can and cannot do when it comes to the writing process, emphasizing the human skill of revision while incorporating use of AI to help with stuck-points. This workshop will focus on research writing and is a collaboration between the CTL and UAF Writing Center.
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12 Days of Google-y AIs 2023

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning to learn about the power of Google for Education tools and applications of AI solutions to your work. Led by instructional designers, these sessions offer immediately practical guides to using work-based technologies to enhance and streamline our work.
A screenshot from the slide deck for the session titled "Using Audio Feedback to Respond to Student Writing"

Feedback as Relationship-Building Pedagogy

This session was held 2 November, 2023. Join colleagues from across the university to share best practices for giving students feedback that fulfills RSI (regular and substantive interaction) requirements for UAF courses. We will hear from 4 faculty and 2 students about how they understand and approach feedback in their courses, and consider tensions that form our feedback practices, including the need to be efficient in responding to student work and the drive to connect with students through discussion of their work.