Autumn Course Design Institutes

Did you know almost 450 university community members have completed UCAT’s Course Design Institute (CDI)? Join colleagues from across the university as you take a big-picture look at a course of your choice and engage in a hands-on process of (re)-designing it to more effectively and purposefully help students learn.

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James Lang

September Book Giveaway

At the beginning of this school year, we’ll be giving a copy of James Lang’s Life of the Tenure Track: Lessons From the First Year (2005). Stanley Fish (University of Illinois) has called it “a beautifully written book, part memoir, part meditation, part user’s manual” and Lynn Sacco (University of Tennessee) has suggested that it […]


I feel exceptionally lucky that I get to help co-facilitate meetings of STAR, UCAT’s Starting TA Resource Group. Although it draws on skills of teaching a class, it’s not that; it’s co-facilitating a group. Maybe it seems like I’m splitting hairs, but it makes a big difference. It’s more about creating partnerships and sharing among […]

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