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Four Great Sessions for the Upcoming Spring 2015 Teaching Effectiveness Institute

january calendar with 8 and 9 circledPlans are underway for the Spring 2015 Teaching Effectiveness Institute.

You are invited to attend the two-day Spring 2015 Teaching Effectiveness Institute which will be held on Thursday, January 8 and Friday, January 9, 2015.

Day one of the institute will be offered completely online by Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center staff and invited faculty who will share some of the high-impact practices they have implemented in their courses. From the comfort of your home, office, or other location, you can attend either or both of the workshops: High-Impact Practices: Fostering Student Engagement, Success, and Retention, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Portfolios for Student Career Success, 12:30-4:00 p.m.

On the second day of the institute, Dr. Laurie Richlin, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Education at Western Michigan University, comes to NIU to present two workshops: Getting Credit for What You Do: Designing an Evidence-Based Course, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Getting Credit for What You Do: Creating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12:30-4:00 p.m., both offered on Friday, January 9 in the Sky Room of Holmes Student Center.

Both days of the institute are for NIU faculty, instructors, and SPS & civil service staff. Learn more and register for each of the four sessions of the Spring 2015 Teaching Effectiveness Institute by clicking on the title of the session or by going to the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center website: www.niu.edu/facdev

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