Teaching Conversations are faculty-led, face to face forum spaces that focus on a particular topic or question that is relevant to the UIC teaching and learning community. Please see below for more information and resources on various topics that have been discussed in past Teaching Conversations.
Topic: Navigating Microaggressions in the Classroom
Teaching Conversation Presentation Slides: https://tlc.uic.edu/files/2017/01/Resource-Guide_Navigating-Microaggressions-inthe-Classroom.pdf
Responding to Bias: http://crlt.umich.edu/publinks/respondingtobias
Eight Actions to Reduce Racism in the Classroom: Harper and Davis (2016)
Diversity and Inclusion in the College Classroom:Diversity-and-Inclusion-Report
Microaggressions in the Classroom: MicroAggressionsInClassroom-DUCME
Topic: Engaged Teaching and Current Events: How do faculty support student learning and well-being?
Difficult Dialogues: http://www.difficultdialoguesuaa.org/handbook . This is a free downloadable pdf book written by faculty from the University of Alaska
Dialogues Initiative: http://dialogue.uic.edu/
Daley Library: Empowerment in Action and Resource Guide: researchguides.uic.edu/empowerment
Topic: What is the Role of Physical Space on Active Learning?
Teaching Conversation Presentation Slides: https://uofi.app.box.com/files/0/f/16948623375/Teaching_Conversations_2017
What is Active Learning?: http://ocle.uic.edu/active-learning-environments/
Student Focus Group on Active Learning Spaces: https://ocle.uic.edu/files/2017/01/170123-Student-Focus-Group-on-Active-Learning.pdf
Topic: Problem Solving about Classroom Strategies to Address Student Feelings of Marginalization
Teaching Conversation Presentation Slides and Handout:
Topic: What is Team Learning and How Do We Use It in the Classroom?
Teaching Conversation narrated and non-narrated Presentation Slides:
You can also find more information on team-based learning (TBL) on: www.teambasedlearning.org
UIC faculty interested in exploring TBL and forming a working group may contact TLC Master Teaching Scholar and faculty in UIC’s Department of Managerial Studies Anthony (Tony) Corte (firstname.lastname@example.org)