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Teaching & Learning Resources

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Teaching & Learning Resources

  • Center for Innovative Teaching (CIT)

    • OFD works collaboratively with the Center for Innovative Teaching and departments and colleges to support a university culture that values teaching. CIT's ongoing work includes faculty development seminars, public forums, student-faculty dialogues and conferences, faculty peer mentoring, and the promotion of scholarship on diversity, learning, and teaching.
    • Ways to Decolonize Your Syllabus at UMass Boston
    • Upcoming Event: CIT Spring 2023 Decolonizing Forum Series - Kickoff Forum on January 25, 2023 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. More Information Here
  • Inclusive Identity Project

  • Minimum Faculty Responsibilities

  • Pedagogy Guide for Faculty Who Assign and Assess Writing

    • This  short guide  provides six effective teaching principles for faculty who assign and assess writing in their courses.
  • Recommended Syllabus Sections

  • Refining Your Meta-Synthesis Skills

  • Syllabus Equity Audit

  • Teaching Linguistically-Diverse Learners: Approaches and Methods 

    • Video recording of workshop facilitated by Professor Vivian Zamel, Director of Composition and English as a Second Language, and winner of the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2011
  • Textbook Affordability

    • COMING SOON!!  Many students are finding it hard to afford textbooks. The updated Strategies for Affordable Textbooks factsheet lays out a range of strategies that faculty and students can use to ensure that students obtain the necessary materials for their courses.
  • Three-part Webinar for Latinx Students at UMass Boston

  • University Conference on Teaching, Learning and Technology

    • Each year the OFD collaborates with the Healey Library, CIT, and IT/Ed Tech to host the annual teaching, learning & technology conference. Faculty are encouraged to both present and attend. The conference takes place on the Friday before exam week each May.

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