UW-Madison Teaching Academy Member+ Events are designed as sessions for our members — Affiliates, Fellows, and Future Faculty Partners — to meet together for formal, planned discussions on topics relevant to Teaching & Learning on campus. The + means you’re encouraged to bring a colleague or two!
Questions? Please contact Morton Gernsbacher or Claire Barrett.
Member+ Event: A Campus Conversation on ChatGPT in Teaching & Learning (Fri Feb 24 2pm)
OPEN TO ALL (Members, please invite your colleagues!)
What opportunities does ChatGPT present to instructors? How can we harness it instead of fearing it? How might it change teaching and learning in higher education?
The UW-Madison Teaching Academy invites you to a free campus conversation on ChatGPT in Teaching and Learning on Friday, February 24th, 2-3pm.
Got a lot of interest? Don’t worry! — the Zoom room will open at 1:45pm and stay open after, from 3-3:30, for optional breakout room conversations, socializing, and resource sharing. Please register so we can better prepare. Join Zoom Meeting.
Send questions about ChatGPT and your most interesting and/or impressive Teaching and Learning related ChatGPT prompt and result to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Member Events
Recap: ChatGPT in T&L (Feb 24, 2023)
On Feb 24, 2023, we held a Members+ event — A Campus Conversation on ChatGPT in Teaching & Learning. 204 folx attended, heard an overview from Morton Ann Gernsbacher (video, captioned version), and talked about …February 28, 2023
Member+ Event: A Campus Conversation on ChatGPT in Teaching & Learning (Fri Feb 24 • 2pm)
Now with space for 500! Bring a friend! OPEN TO ALL! Please register What opportunities does ChatGPT present to instructors? How can we harness it instead of fearing it? How might it change teaching and …January 11, 2023
Member Event Recap — “The Gigification* of UW-Madison Teaching Professionals” (Dec 09, 2022)
At our fall 2022 UW-Madison Teaching Academy Members+ event our topic was “The Gigification* of UW-Madison Teaching Professionals,” meaning the progressive employment of annual contract (or per course) faculty. As ABC News in Tampa Bay …December 21, 2022
Member Event Recap: Instructional Flexibility (Apr 29, 2022)
Hosted by Morton Ann Gernsbacher, and co-facilitated by Corrissa Lotta, John Martin, and the Vice Provost for Teaching Learning, John Zumbrunnen. Over 20 Academy Members joined a Zoom conversation delving into what we’ve learned from …April 29, 2022
Member Event Recap: “Tips and Tricks Exchange” (Dec 10, 2021)
At this event, participants exchanged their favorite tips and tricks of “doing more with less” (i.e., providing high-level teaching and learning with reduced resources and more limited time). Slides. Some tips: NAME: Pamela McGranahan HOME UNIT: …December 10, 2021
Member Event Recap: Silver Linings of Teaching During the Pandemic (May 14, 2021)
This event featured Ailea Merriam-Pigg, Angela Kita, Margene Anderson, Heather Willis-Allen, Lindy Stoll, and David Dwyer. Slides. Organized by: Morton Ann Gernbacher, Claire Barrett, Sarah Jedd, Pam McGranahan.May 14, 2021
Member Event Recap: Constructive Criticism of Teaching: How to give it; How to take it (Dec 10, 2020)
Panelists: Beth Martin, Assistant Dean in the School of Pharmacy, Peter Wardrip, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction Moderator: Adrian Treves, Professor, Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies, Teaching Academy co-chair For many of us, our personal narrative includes the …December 2, 2020
[Canceled] Member Event: “Feedback on Teaching” (Mar 11, 2020)
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, BIRGE HALL 158, 5:45-7PM Feedback on Teaching This roundtable will discuss giving and receiving feedback on teaching effectiveness, with emphasis on how formative feedback on teaching can …February 19, 2020
Member Event Recap: More students, more learning? (Nov 04, 2019)
The last two freshman classes have broken records for size and diversity. Members participated in a convivial discussion of how these changes will impact teaching and learning at UW-Madison. Panelists addressed three relevant issues: What …November 4, 2019
Member Event Recap: “The Teaching Professor” (Jul 25, 2019)
The Teaching Professor-What does this title mean to you? Guest Facilitator: Dr. Steve Cramer, Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning The brief roundtable had 10 members participate to gain an understanding of what “the teaching …July 25, 2019
Member Event Recap: “Feedback on Teaching” (Apr 18, 2019)
The roundtable for 20 members began with a presentation by Academy Member Janet Batzli on the current status of peer evaluation, focusing on ongoing efforts to expand and enhance the processes for generating peer feedback …April 18, 2019
Member Event Recap: “Inclusive teaching practices – What works and what doesn’t work” (Oct 17, 2018)
The October 17th, 5:-7pm Member Event featured Markus Brauer, Psychology, who explores how people’s thought processes, perceptions of others, and behaviors are affected by being members of social categories (e.g., African Americans, gender/sexual minorities). His …October 17, 2018
Member Event Recap: “Stuck on how to Make it Stick?” (Apr 16, 2018)
The April 16th, 5:30-7pm event at Union South featured a relaxed conversation with Peter Brown, author of the influential, evidence-based book Make it Stick. All fellows and future faculty partners of the UW Teaching academy were invited …April 16, 2018
Member Event Recap: “Balancing Teaching and Research: Career, Classroom, and Institutional Accountability” (Apr 18, 2017)
The event occurred on Tuesday April 18th, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:00pm in the Steenbock’s Private Dining area. The Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Dr. Jo Handelsman, and Associate Professor and MTLE Co-Director, Nick Balster, spoke on the …April 18, 2017
Member Event Recap: “Future Directions of the UW-Teaching Academy” (Oct 26, 2016)
The first Members Only Event of the school year — and the first of this type of event that the Academy had done in many years — occurred on October 26, 2016 at the University …October 26, 2016
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