Teaching Resources

HOW TO FOSTER CRITICAL THINKING, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS By Rob Kelly Threaded discussions can provide excellent opportunities for students to engage in critical thinking. But critical thinking isn’t an automatic feature of these discussions. It needs to be nurtured through clear expectations, carefully crafted questions, timely and useful feedback and creative facilitation. In […]

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7 KILLER TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE VIDEO E-LEARNING This article originally appeared on elearningindustry.com. Video may have killed the radio star; however, when utilized correctly, it definitely lives in harmony with eLearning. At this article, you will find seven of our best tips for making the most of video in eLearning. Effective video in eLearning With […]

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A REMARKABLE WEEK FOR TEACHERS June 22-26 The Huntsman Seminar in Constitutional Government for Teachers is a five-day (June 22-26), summer seminar for teachers and administrators sponsored by the Jon and Karen Huntsman Foundation. The primary focus of the seminar is to improve the quality of civic education in Utah schools. Participants gain valuable knowledge […]

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Best practices for mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral fellows workshop this week.

Teaching Resources

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL TEACHING SYMPOSIUM M0nday, Aug. 17 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. J. Willard Marriott Library The Annual Teaching Symposium attracts an average of 300 participants from departments across campus. This includes faculty and graduate students involved in instruction (instructors of record, teaching assistants, graders, lab instructors, discussion leaders, etc.). […]

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Creating video lectures and Taft-Nicholson Center program now accepting instructor applications.

HR Updates

ELECTRONIC W-2 CONSENT W-2 forms are available to University of Utah faculty and staff electronically. Benefits of opting to receive your W-2 electronically include: – Helping the University go green. If you file your tax return electronically, a paper copy of the W-2 is not required. – You will receive your W-2 several days earlier […]

Guide to Stallions game day

The Alliance of American Football’s Salt Lake Stallions play their first home game on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Benefiting U

W-2 forms are available to faculty and staff electronically. Benefits of opting to receive your W-2 electronically include: – Help the university go GREEN – if you file your tax return electronically, a paper copy of the W-2 is not required. – You will receive your W-2 several days earlier. – Your sensitive personal information […]