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Recap: Teaching Neurodiverse Students

Oct. 31, 2023
On Oct. 26, Provost’s Teaching Fellow Katie Tackett (Special Education) and Ashley Richardson-Minnitt (Longhorn TIES) facilitated a PTF Think Tank titled Teaching Neurodiverse Students, during which participants discussed neurodiversity and how to support neurodiverse students in classroom environments.
Crisis Pedagogy Resources

Crisis Pedagogy Resources

Oct. 27, 2023
The resource includes topics for framing and revisiting difficult conversations, as well as suggestions for content warnings, linking to mental health resources, and responding to student feedback. This approach is critical for educational care, growth, and mutual accountability, emphasizing the importance of assisting students during difficult times.
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Recap: Learning from Mistakes

Oct. 18, 2023
This week the Provost’s Teaching Fellow Ruth Shear (Chemistry) facilitated a PTF Think Tank titled Learning From Mistakes, during which participants discussed the important role mistakes and failures play in learning environments, and how the new UT Honor Code emphasizes the need to embrace mistakes.
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CTL October Opportunities

Oct. 2, 2023
October brings us to the midpoint of fall semester. See below for a variety of resources to support student learning. In addition, what can you do this month to maintain or adjust your current practices?
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CTL September Opportunties: Came to Listen & More

Sept. 5, 2023
We encourage you to look for one or two opportunities of interest in this full month of CTL programming. This semester's theme is Genuine Intelligence: Demystifying Technology as a Teaching Tool.
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CTL AI/ChatGPT Summer Series

July 11, 2023
The impact of generative AI on higher education has continued to evolve since the release of ChatGPT earlier in the year. This special July newsletter describes a CTL summer series offered to assist the campus community in preparing for fall courses.
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CTL Summer Opportunities & Celebrations

June 1, 2023
It now officially feels like summer. We hope you are finding times of rest and joy in the midst of ongoing projects or time for leisure. See below for CTL celebrations, opportunities for graduate students, and the latest updates from the Provost's Teaching Fellows and Academic Technology.
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Celebrating ACUE Graduates

May 26, 2023
Please join the Center for Teaching and Learning in congratulating 30 of our University of Texas faculty for earning a nationally recognized teaching credential.
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New Faculty Corner: Chris Rausch

Feb. 15, 2023
An interview with Christopher Rausch (Cockrell)
ChatGPT Resource Guide Launched

ChatGPT Resource Guide Launched

Jan. 23, 2023
Spring semester 2023 began with a twist. In addition to the first day of classes arriving earlier than usual, many news articles, blog entries, and social media posts were focused on an emerging artificial intelligence text generator known as ChatGPT.