Faculty Development

Helping faculty design and teach high quality courses


Program Highlights

  • Creative Activation in the Classroom: Using the Power of Performance to Jumpstart Learning

    Presenter: Rob Neill, Distinguished Visiting Artist
    Monday, November 6 | 2 – 3:30pm | Will Theatre Lobby

    Based on the Neo-Futurist approach to writing and performance, workshop participants learn how to weave observation with imagination, draw from personal experiences, and cultivate extraordinary ideas from the seemingly ordinary. Through a series of fun exercises, participants develop a variety of communication methods and work towards achieving leadership in education goals.

  • For Entire Departments

    These programs are designed for entire departments, programs, or units.

  • Ace Your Course Challenge

    The Challenge is returning this Fall. Follow this link to find more information for your students to participate.

  • ATL Conversations

    ATL Conversations are designed to ignite interest and discussion among faculty and staff from across campus about teaching and learning. For each conversation, URI faculty and staff are invited to share their experiences around an innovative approach to teaching and learning.

  • For New Faculty

    Resources for new faculty including Nuts and Bolts of Teaching at URI.

  • Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom

    Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar

    Join the Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar with Nedra Reynolds, Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Director of the Writing Across the Curriculum Initiative at URI.

  • Students and Teacher in Active Learning Classroom

    Active Learning Classroom Certification

    ATL offers a series of workshops to prepare faculty to teach in the Active Learning Classroom.

  • Cover of High Impact Teaching Seminar Textbook: Teaching for Learning

    High Impact Teaching Seminars

    The High Impact Teaching Seminar is a seven-session seminar offered each semester and over the summer that covers evidence-based strategies for teaching and learning.

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