Faculty Innovators

How UT faculty are creating and leading a culture of innovation.
  • Jon Valvano and Ramesh Yerraballi

    Cockrell School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Embedded Systems is designed around the idea that learning is more engaging when the students are doing things that they want to do. Launches 2/2 in edX.

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  • Tasha Beretvas

    Department of Educational Psychology

    "By enhancing our teaching and linking it to research we're going to make UT an even better place for students."

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  • Maggie Myers and Robert van de Geijn

    Department of Computer Science

    Linear Algebra: Foundations to Frontiers (LAFF) is packed full of challenging material essential for engineers, scientists, and anyone working with large datasets. Launches January 25, 2017 in edX.

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  • Mike Mackert

    Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations

    "What is happening in the moment here at UT is not what really matters. We want to teach them to think for the long term... We are preparing them for what is going to matter."

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(All day)

Now in its second year, the Sanger Center and the Faculty Innovation Center offer a professional development opportunity for graduate student instructors who are appointed in TA positions that don...

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

This series of three interactive, engaging workshops is tailored specifically to international graduate students who are interested in developing their teaching skills. The sessions cover a range...

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Faculty Innovation Center offers Open Labs every Friday [11:00am-1:00pm] to support...

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February 16, 2017 // Educause Review
Georgia Tech's nearly decade-old experiment with a robotic teaching assistant based on the IBM Watson platform has morphed considerably. Only the... go to article »
January 26, 2017 // Spark - Reflections on Transforming Higher Education
Many UT instructors are finding the “Classroom Response Systems” (CRS) to be an increasingly necessary tool for creating meaningful learning... go to article »
January 20, 2017 // Faculty Focus
Interleaving involves incorporating material from multiple class presentations, assigned readings, or problems in a single study session. It’s... go to article »
January 18, 2017 // University of Texas
The reinvention of TD 301 as SMOC will involve massive resources (time, labor, and money) from many people and units on campus. Our current course... go to article »