News from the FIC

FIC Fall Teaching Support

Sept. 2, 2021

The start of fall semester has begun! Here's an overview of upcoming programming and we pulled together a collection of FIC and campus partner resources to support tech-enhanced instruction.

Mentoring: Informal & Interdisciplinary

Aug. 31, 2021

Congratulations to our inaugural four mentors for the Colleague Connections Program, Virginia Brown (Dept of Population Health), MJ Johns (School of Design and Creative Technologies), Monica Milonovich (Nutritional Sciences), and Amy Kristin Sanders (School of Journalism).

Mentoring: Informal & Interdisciplinary

Aug. 31, 2021

Congratulations to our inaugural four mentors for the Colleague Connections Program, Virginia Brown (Dept of Population Health), MJ Johns (School of Design and Creative Technologies), Monica Milonovich (Nutritional Sciences), and Amy Kristin Sanders (School of Journalism).

Digital Teaching Support for Fall 2021

Aug. 19, 2021

In preparation for fall 2020, the UT teaching and learning community developed a wealth of resources to get us through the pandemic. We dove back into those resources, many featured on our FIC Commons site, and extracted some that may be helpful for instructors juggling course modalities in the first few weeks of classes to meet health and safety needs. 

FIC Celebrations and Event Resources

June 9, 2021

It's a season of celebration in the FIC! Hear from our director and resources from spring events. Also, take a moment to investigate opportunities for your future work.

Celebrations in the FIC

May 17, 2021

Let's congratulate FIC team members for their achievements!

Anne Braseby received the Staff Service Award which celebrates and recognizes committed staff for their contributions. Anne is being recognized for her amazing 10 years of service!

TEL Sympoium May 11-12

May 5, 2021

As the semester wraps up, we hope you can attend the TEL Symposium to celebrate teaching and learning at UT Austin during this academic year. In addition, we're excited to announce 2021-2022 grantees and technology workshop opportunities.

ITL Symposium Apr. 27-28

April 21, 2021

ITL Symposium Activated Possibilities for More Equitable Learning on April 27-28. The spring inclusive teaching and learning symposium included a keynote address by Lydia X.Z. Brown and a series of engaging, round table discussions.

Graduate Teaching Showcase

April 15, 2021

Rising to meet the significant barriers to learning this pandemic year presented, UT’s graduate student instructors found innovative ways to create community and address issues of equity to keep students engaged in the learning process, even in the most difficult of times. The Faculty Innovation Center, in partnership with the Graduate School and UT Libraries, was proud to celebrate some of these stand-out innovations at the 6th annual Graduate Teaching Showcase, held virtually this year for the very first time.

End of April FIC Events

April 9, 2021

We hope you're finding moments of inspiration as we wrap up this week. We're excited to celebrate technology-enhanced learning on campus! Also, join us for the next ITL Symposium and final "After Times" discussion.