UDL Learning Community: Applications Open
CTL and Digital Learning & Innovation (DL&I) invite faculty to join a year-long Learning Community on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Learning Community participants will meet for six 90-minute discussion and practice-based sessions in the spring and fall semesters of 2023. The meetings will be led by Luis Perez, a consultant for CAST. Find our more about the […]
Spring Workshops on Writing and Feedback
Christina Michaud and Marisa Milanese, Master Lecturers from the CAS Writing Program, will co-facilitate two workshops in early spring. Workshop 1: Putting Grammar Back In: Linguistically-Responsive Writing Instruction For faculty who teach writing, rhetoric, or writing-intensive courses, “what to do” about grammar has long been a concern. Join us for an interactive workshop as we […]
Recap: Graduate Student Workshop on Metacognition
Christina Michaud and Melanie Smith explained how simple metacognitive exercises can benefit both students and instructors without generating more grading.
Welcoming Designing Antiracist Curricula Fellows
Professor Ibram Kendi offered words of welcome to the first cohort of DAC Fellows who will gather each month to learn about antiracist teaching approaches and develop courses.
Graduate Student Workshop: Using Metacognition in the Classroom to Increase Student Community and Learning
Explore strategies for prompting students to reflect on their learning, address their fears of failure, and assess themselves and their peers.
Embodied Learning: Teaching and Learning with Reacting to the Past
Read the intense and exhilarating experience of attending the annual Game Development Conference, Reacting to the Past.
(Contributed by Maria Gapotchenko.)
CTL begins new partnership with MetroBridge
The Center for Teaching & Learning is excited to announce a new partnership with The Initiative on Cities’ MetroBridge experiential learning program. The partnership will be supported by a $25,000 grant over two years from the Davis Educational Foundation. Thanks to the Davis Educational Foundation and to David Glick, Faculty Director of MetroBridge, and Paige […]
Reimagining the Grading Paradigm
In Spring 2022, the Center for Teaching & Learning created several events and programming that focused on questions about grading. This programming was inspired by, and in partnership with, colleagues from the College of General Studies, Kilachand Honors College, and the College of Arts Writing Program. Why grading? We chose this focus because of the many […]
Meet our Spring 2022 Adobe Catalyst Program Cohort!
BU’s Adobe Catalyst Program (ACP), a Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) and Digital & Learning Innovation (DL&I) partnership has started its fourth cohort. The ACP provides a virtual learning space for experienced Adobe Creative Cloud (ACC) users (catalysts) to mentor colleagues who wish to implement multi-modality into their teaching and assignments, and use ACC […]
CTL’s Graduate Assistants and Associates
This semester, five wonderful graduate students are helping the CTL to provide support to the graduate student teaching community at BU. Graduate Assistants Federica Bocchi (Philosophy), Maya Chakravorty (Classical Studies), and Maria Valadez Ingersoll (Cellular and Molecular Biology) joined us this month, and Graduate Associates Phillippa Pitts (History of Art and Architecture) and Sarah […]