News Category: Friends of the FIC

Back to School 2021 is Jan. 12

Jan. 8, 2021

We want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. Your partnership in support of UT Austin's instructional mission gives us much hope for the work we will do together in 2021.

Wrapping Up Fall and Looking Ahead to Spring

Dec. 14, 2020

See below for our remaining 2020 events as well as what to look forward to in the new year. Join us on Jan. 12 for first event of the spring semester: Back to School 2021!

Online Course Design Wraps Up Fall Infographics

Dec. 8, 2020

Hard to believe classes officially end today, but we know everyone deserves a much-needed break. See below for our final fall infographic, holiday party news, FIC partner updates, and events to look out for in 2021!

Assessing Student Learning

Oct. 28, 2020

How can we best assess student learning in online/hybrid courses? Explore strategies in our latest infographic. In addition to FIC news and partner updates, note "Embracing Discomfort" (Nov. 2) to help navigate moments of classroom conflict.

Upcoming "Academic Job Preparation Series" Sessions

May 24, 2019

This summer, the Graduate Career & Professional Development office at UT (with the Faculty Innovation Center acting as a co-sponser) is offering a series of workshops on preparing for the academic job search.  Please feel free to register for the first workshop, "Navigating the Academic Job Search at Research, Teaching, and Private Institutions," through this registration link.

COERLL Hosting an Open Educational Resources Hangout

May 14, 2019

The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) is hosting an OER Hangout (a discussion-based webinar) on June 3rd at 3pm. Join us to hear how engagement with OER and/or OEP influenced the teaching practices of four language instructors. There will be a 25 minute presentation segment, and the rest of the hour will be for questions and discussion.