Spring 2018 News
Course & Classroom Management FAQ's (NEW!)
Do you have some common classroom and course management concerns like "How do I get students to quiet down and otherwise stop distracting their classmates?" or "What is the value of taking attendance and how can I do it in a fair and accurate manner?" Possibly the Course & Classroom Management FAQ page has the answer to your question.
UMN is Transitioning from Moodle to Canvas
Over the next two years the University of Minnesota system will be transitioning all course sites from Moodle to a new centrally supported Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas. Check out the Canvas Transition website to get more information and sign up for the email newsletter to stay up to date on updates!
This year the CVM will be sending out teaching tips to all faculty every other week, as short videos. Let us know about topics of interest to you.
Save The Date!
Education Day will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018.
2017-18 Professional Development Programs
Registration is already open for the following programs. Participants who complete the program's requirements receive professional development funds.
Early Career Teaching Program
The Early Career Teaching Program is for UMN faculty and instructional staff who are in their first seven years of teaching in any educational setting. This program is designed to develop and enhance teaching skills and establish a foundation for a lifetime of effective and engaging teaching.
Senior Teaching Fellows Program
A one-semester program designed for senior faculty who want to revitalize and expand their instructional skill using recent scholarship in the learning sciences.
Need help as an instructor?
Peer review of teaching
The Veterinary Medical Library
The Veterinary Medical Library is a vast repository of resources on all aspects of veterinary medicine. This month's featured article:
- DVM Program
- MS & PhD Programs
- Dual Degree Programs
- Continuing Education
- Educational Support