ATL Programs and Projects
ATL Workshops (Throughout the Year)
ATL workshops are held throughout the semester and focus on pedagogical innovations, assessment practices, and curricular redesigns aimed at improving student learning and success. Workshop information (including registration links) is sent out on the ATL listserv. If you're not receiving ATL listserv emails, contact Scott Simkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATL Summer Teaching Institute (May)
The annual ATL Summer Teaching Institute gives faculty members an opportunity to address a specific teaching/learning issue in depth. Past Summer Teachiing Institutes have focused on topics such as: cooperative learning pedagogy, teaching insights from learning sciences research, effective course design, ideas for improving student learning outcomes for all students, motivating students to learn, and others. Workshop leaders have included Charlie Blaich, Milt Hakel, Barbara Millis, Craig Nelson, Jean Mach, Mike Burke, and Dee Fink.
New Faculty Orientation (August)
New Faculty Orientation takes place prior to the start of classes in the fall semester. This orientation program introduces new faculty members to a variety of university-related services that help faculty members get off to a great start.