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Joy of Teaching Brown Bag Series

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Mission Statement

Why do we choose to teach? Did you imagine stepping into a classroom filled with eager students? Did you imagine changing lives for the better? Did you look forward to conversations and connections with other teachers? Even with the positive motivations and joys in our work, teaching can be demanding; we can sometimes get bogged down by faculty life. Committee work or research, for example, can lessen the pleasure of working with students. When we experience burnout, rekindling the joy of teaching through sharing our most positive moments with colleagues can be just the thing to help us through a rough day.

What memorable classroom story would you like to tell? What special expertise helped you work in a surprising way with learners? What “a-ha!” insight from a student helped you through a difficult teaching time? The ILTE’s Joy of Teaching brownbag series is an opportunity for faculty to meet, mingle, and share their joy of teaching with one another.

Goals

  • Provide a space for faculty to share successes and lessons learned about teaching, working with students, and classroom experiences.
  • Promote excellence in teaching by sharing best practices in learning and teaching with faculty across disciplines.
  • Develop a faculty community that is centered on best practices in learning and teaching, with a special focus on positive moments and joyful stories/topics.

Campus Events

Accreditation Open House

Accreditation Open House

February 27th, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Spring Open House

Spring Open House

March 2nd, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Graduate Spring Open House

Graduate Spring Open House

March 2nd, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Graduate School of Business Information Session

Graduate School of Business Information Session

March 5th, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

STEM FAIR & EXPO

STEM FAIR & EXPO

March 14th, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

StratCom Fair

StratCom Fair

March 20th, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

April 6th, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS Internship & Career Fair

IUS Internship & Career Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Healthcare Fair

Healthcare Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Last Day of Spring Classes

Last Day of Spring Classes

April 22nd, 2019

All day event

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