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Spring 2016 Activities

Course section designations due February 1st
QEP Advisory Board Meeting - March 23, 2016
Faculty Awards nominations due on March 15th
ThinkAchieve Grant committee meetings, 4th Tuesday of each month
CAT administration to Seniors
Instructional Excellence Conference, May 10-11, 2016

Fall 2015 Activities

Course section designations for experiential learning due October 1st
ThinkAchieve grant program open for proposals for 2015-2016 academic year
QEP Advisory Board meeting - 11/6/15
Faculty Fellows program underway

Summer 2015 Activities

Freshman orientation ThinkAchieve sessions - June and July 2015
Preparation of annual QEP Assessment Report - July and August 2015

Spring 2015 Activities

Carolyn Jarmon seminar on Course Redesign, January 21st
John Z seminar on Learning Portfolios, February 4th 
ThinkAchieve Award meetings, 4th Tuesday of each month
Instructional Excellence Conference, May 5th-6th
CAT Administration to Seniors

Fall 2014 Activities

Course section designations for experiential learning, due September 1st
ThinkAchieve grant program open for proposals for 2014-2015 academic year
QEP Advisory Board - 9/16/14
CAT Grading Sessions - 12/11/14-12/12/14

Summer 2014 Activities

Freshman Orientation ThinkAchieve sessions - June and July 2014
Preparation of annual QEP assessment report - July and August 2014

Spring 2014 Activities 

ThinkAchieve Awards Committee - meets 4th Thursday of the month
Flipped Classroom Fridays - February 7, 14, and 21
Math for Life Book club - February 14, 21, and 28
Experiential Learning Civic Panel - February 28
QEP Advisory Board - March 17
Team-Based Learning Seminars - March
Instructional Excellence Retreat - Celebration of Teaching at UTC - April 30 and May 1
CAT Grading sessions - Second week of May

Fall 2013 Activities

CAT Grading sessions - December 11, 12, and 13
Experiential Learning and BTC Course Designation Workshops - November 5 and 6
Active Learning for Critical Thinking and Retention seminars - October 9 and 17
Flipped Classroom Fridays - September 27, October 4, October 11, and October 25
Incorporating Experiential Learning into Your Teaching seminar - September 20 and 26
Teach Students How to Learn seminars - September 13 and 17
ThinkAchieve Awards Committee - meets monthly on 4th Tuesday
Beyond the Classroom Award Dinner - September 5
Flipped Classroom Faculty Learning Community meets monthly
ThinkAchieve Advisory Board Meeting - September 10
CAT administration to freshman students - August 28
Preparation of QEP Assessment Reports in August and September

Summer 2013 Activities

Freshman Orientation ThinkAchieve Sessions - June and July 2013
CAT grading session - June 25
Preparation of QEP Assessment Reports in July and August

Spring 2013 Activities

CAT grading sessions - May 6, 7, 8, and 9

Instructional Excellence Retreat on Experiential Learning, May 3

ThinkAchieve Faculty Fellows workshops, May 2

Bill Roberson conducted Team-Based Learning workshops on March 21 and 22

Spring newsletter published

Flipped Classroom Faculty Learning Community, meets monthly

Team-Based Learning Faculty Learning Community, meets monthly

ThinkAchieve Faculty Awards announced

ThinkAchieve Faculty Fellows cohorts taking applications, due February 22nd

Online Discussions for Critical Thinking seminars - held January 16 and January 25

Creating Significant Learning Experiences - January book club

Classroom Assessment Techniques - February book club

ThinkAchieve Grant Committee meets January 22, February 19, March 19, and April 16

Fall 2012 Activities

Chattanooga Connections, August 25th

Advisory Board Meeting, September 4th

QEP Information Sessions, the month of September

Workshop:  Learning from the Pros - How to Manage Large Classrooms with Ease, September 6th, 1:30 PM

Grants Committee meets, September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, and December 14th

Student Learning Outcomes workshop with Dr. Jillian Kinzie, September 24th

Flipped Classroom Workshops, October 17th and October 26th

ThinkAchieve Faculty Fellows applications due November 15th

Decoding the Disciplines Book Club - Thursdays in November at 2:00

ThinkAchieve Faculty Awards nominations due December 14th

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