Choose your program * - Select -Early Career Faculty Learning CommunityActive Learning Classroom Faculty Learning Community First name * Last name * Employee ID * Email * Use your University of Minnesota email account. Campus Address * Phone number * Position/Title * Date of appointment * Month MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Day Day12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 Year Year2011201220132014201520162017201820192020 Length of time teaching * Preferred location for meetings East Bank St. Paul Either Please list your degrees Departmental web page * Use your bio page, if available. URL must contain http:// College * - Select -Liberal ArtsDesignEducation & Human DevelopmentScience & EngineeringCarlson School of ManagementBiological SciencesFood, Agriculture & Natural ResourcesContinuing EducationPharmacyVeterinary MedicineHumphrey School of Public AffairsLaw SchoolMedical SchoolDentistryNursingPublic Health Dean * Department or Program * Please do not use abbreviations. Department/Program chair or head * The Mid-Career Faculty Teaching Community is based upon and developed from the participants’ interests. Please check the topics of most interest to you: Teaching “Millennials” (or Generation Ys) Cultural dimensions and dynamics in teaching and learning (e.g., majority-minority relationships, international perspectives, inclusive teaching practices) Scholarship of Teaching & Learning and/or Evidence-Based Pedagogy Flipped/inverted courses Online or hybrid courses Grand Challenges (challenge-based) curriculum Design thinking Service or Community-based learning The Mid-Career Faculty Women's Community is based upon and developed from the participants’ interests. Please check the topics of most interest to you: Variation in teaching styles based on gender and/or discipline Teaching issues for women faculty in predominantly male fields Teaching issues for women faculty in predominantly female fields Role of gender on teacher authority and classroom dynamics Student expectations of faculty based on gender (e.g., “nurturing” teacher, “maternal” mentor) Role of gender in soliciting and using student feedback (e.g., mid-semester evaluations, Student Ratings of Teaching) Cultural dimensions and dynamics in teaching and learning (e.g., majority-minority relationships, international perspectives, inclusive teaching practices) Scholarship of Teaching & Learning related to gender Advising, mentoring, and service Career pathways Innovations in teachings such as flipped, online or hybrid courses Grand Challenges (Challenge-Based) Curriculum Design Thinking Service or Community-Based learning This teaching program is based upon and built around the participants' interests. Please check the topics of most interest to you. The impact of learning styles on your teaching Cooperative learning Enhancing classroom dynamics Assessment and evaluation strategies Teaching portfolios and teaching philosophies Techniques for teaching large groups Techniques for teaching labs, and seminars Writing to learn Infusing intercultural or international content/perspective into the curriculum Creating an inclusive syllabus Engaging students with technology Designing dynamic class sessions Discussion strategies Balancing your personal and professional life Active learning strategies for diverse learners Experiential learning Civic learning strategies, e.g. Service learning Teaching emerging tools, methods, and technologies (Digital Arts, Sciences projects) Using affordable content in the classroom Using student produced media assignments to support critical thinking Using library services to support critical inquiry in the classroom Departmental approval Participation in the Early Career Teaching Program requires a commitment of time over the entire academic year. Most departments acknowledge this, as well as the long-term benefits of participation, by reducing departmental service obligations for participants. Most commonly, participants have been relieved from serving on a standing committee. To assist your department in planning for next year and to ensure their support for your commitment, you should discuss your wish to participate with your Department Chair or Head and secure her/his approval for your participation. Please check the box below indicating that you have discussed this program with your department Please check the box below indicating that you have discussed this program with your department * Yes, I have discussed the Early Career Teaching Program with my department and have received approval to participate. Will you be teaching in an ALC in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 or both? * Yes No What class(es) are/will you teaching in an ALC? How many students are in the class(es) you are teaching in an ALC? * What is working well in your class(es) that you teach in an ALC? * How do you use active learning in your classes now? * In what ways have you tried to utilize the features of the space of the ALC and how did it go? * How do you envision this experience enhancing your teaching or the learning experience for your students? * We will have monthly meetings that last for 90 minutes. Will you be unable to attend any of the following sessions? * September 14, 2017 October 12, 2017 November 16, 2017 February 1, 2018 March 1, 2018 April 12, 2018 I will be able to attend all sessions. Other... We will have monthly meetings that last for 90 minutes. Will you be unable to attend any of the following sessions? Other... Above are the dates for the face-to-face sessions. All sessions meet from 3:00 – 4:30. Are there any sessions that you won’t be able to attend?