November 30, 2007



Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a Preparing Future Faculty Retreat for graduate students, teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows who have NOT yet participated in the Preparing Future Faculty course, Grad 8101. The retreat is scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 8:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. and will be held in 525 Science Classroom Building on the East Bank. There is a $10 registration fee that covers workshops, refreshments and lunch.

For more information and to register, go to Registration is limited to 60. Registration deadline is January 10, 2008.


The Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) Seminar Series continues this with the December 5th session. We invite you to attend and join in the discussions in person or online via UMConnect Meeting.

In preparation, check out It will include links to an overview of each topic with citations to related readings and information about relevant campus resources, plus instructions about how to participate via UMConnect Meeting. After each session, we will add on this page a link to the UMConnect recording of the event. The seminars also will be podcast after each event.

The TEL Seminar Series is sponsored by the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and organized by Academic and Distributed Computing Services (ADCS) and the Digital Media Center (DMC). Sessions are cosponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost (SVPP) and collegiate units. All University faculty members, staff members, students, and members of the general public are invited to attend at no charge.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 12:00-1:30 p.m., 402 Walter Library, Minneapolis (East Bank)

This seminar will be an opportunity to learn more about institutional learning outcomes, hear from faculty members involved in a pilot program to integrate these outcomes into their specific courses, and explore the role of technology in facilitating assessment and achievement of learning outcomes. This session is cosponsored by the Provost's Council for Enhancing Student Learning.

Moderators: Arlene Carney, Faculty & Academic Affairs, SVPP, TC * Ann Hill Duin, OIT, TC
Panelists: Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, Writing Studies, CLA, TC * Ron Aminzade, Sociology, CLA, TC * Kathleen Krichbaum, School of Nursing, AHC, TC * Kurtis Scaletta, DMC, OIT, TC

Digital Media Center, Office of Information Technology, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis: 612/625-5055
St. Paul: 612/625-8030

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This material can be made available in alternative formats for people with disabilities. To request this or disability accommodations at DMC events, please contact the DMC Communications/Marketing Coordinator at (612) 625-5055 or

Posted by lind0449 at November 30, 2007 9:02 AM