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Instructional Innovation

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Podcast: Teaching for Student Success

Dr. Tessa Andrews (University of Georgia) discusses how expert instructors think about, prepare and implement active learning in their generative classrooms versus how novices think about, prepare and implement active learning.

CATE's Charge: To support all those with teaching responsibilities at UIC in adopting evidence-based, inclusive, and innovative teaching practices to ensure the success of a diverse student body from the undergraduate to graduate and professional student level.

Reflecting on CATE's Priorities and Impact on Instruction

Learn more about CATE's priorities and the work we have done to support instructors in the past year. CATE endeavors to use a data-driven approach to inform the work that we do, and we strive to foster and model a culture of assessment at the center

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Beyond workshops

Want to expand your digital teaching toolkit while building your Blackboard skills? Register now for the Blackboard Digital Teaching and Learning Series

Action Research Scholars: observe, reflect, plan, act

Meet the 2022-2023 Action Research Scholars

Congratulations to our first cohort of UIC instructors who have been accepted into CATE's Action Research Scholars program: Yeow Siow, Lieke van Heumen, Charitianne Williams, Trischa Duke, Claudia Fernández, and Sajna Razi!

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Register for CATE TA Workshops

Are you a UIC Teaching Assistant (TA)? Join us for an upcoming online or in-person workshop designed to help you develop practical skills you can use as a TA.


Register for CIRTL@UIC Fall Offerings

Programming and events for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to develop teaching skills and prepare for the job market

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UI System Workshops

Join your UI colleagues at an online teaching workshop on human-centered design!

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Equity-Minded Grading Webinar Series

This four-webinar series offered by University of Northern Colorado’s Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning highlights equity-minded grading practices that support academic achievement and motivation for all students.