Cross-Campus Teaching Professional Development Search

UW-Madison offers a wide range of cross-campus opportunities for faculty, instructors and future faculty to further their teaching and advance the Wisconsin Experience. Search below and find what’s right for you!

Need help finding what’s right for you? Contact us at teachingpd@provost.wisc.edu.

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Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE)

Join other early-career faculty in becoming fast, effective, efficient and satisfied educators. Meet weekly over two semesters with a cohort of 8-12 peers and learn to apply evidence-based teaching practices. Feedback from peers and expert facilitators is central to the program.

 
  • Audience: Faculty
  • Primary Content Areas: Designing a course, Instructional practices (active learning, classroom facilitation, etc.), Supporting diverse learners
  • Format: In-person, Cohort
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): Annually, Fall, Spring
  • Duration: 2 semesters
  • Applications Due: November, May

Led by: Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE), The Collaborative for Advancing Learning and Teaching

TeachOnline@UW: Plan & Design

Plan, design, and begin building a quality online course. This immersive and collaborative faculty learning community is an opportunity to make significant progress on developing or redesigning an online course.

 
  • Audience: Faculty, Instructional academic staff
  • Primary Content Areas: Teaching online, Designing a course, Establishing a learning environment, Assessing student learning
  • Format: Blended, Cohort
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): Annually, Fall, Summer
  • Duration: 1 semester
  • Applications Due: April, July

Led by: Division of Continuing Studies (DCS), Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative

TeachOnline@UW: Facilitation & Management

Explore techniques and practices to help identify and prepare a plan for connecting with students and managing an online course. This immersive and collaborative faculty learning community provides strategies to help instructors and students be successful.

 
  • Audience: Faculty, Instructional academic staff
  • Primary Content Areas: Teaching online, Establishing a learning environment, Instructional practices (active learning, classroom facilitation, etc.), Supporting diverse learners
  • Format: Blended, Cohort
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): Annually, Spring, Summer
  • Duration: 1 semester
  • Applications Due: December, June

Led by: Division of Continuing Studies (DCS), Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative

Blend@UW

Learn how to design a blended course that fosters deeper, more active learning for students through a week-long series of half-day sessions. Explore how to leverage face-to-face and online modalities and tools in ways that support course outcomes and unit objectives.

 
  • Audience: Faculty, Instructional academic staff, Instructional support staff
  • Primary Content Areas: Blended learning, Designing a course, Assessing student learning, Instructional practices (active learning, classroom facilitation, etc.)
  • Format: Blended, Series
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): Annually, January, May, Summer
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Applications Due: On a rolling basis

Led by: DoIT Academic Technology

Excel - Extending Teaching Professional Development to the Classroom

Excel is a course design initiative that helps faculty and instructors apply what they learned during prior professional development in teaching. Faculty and instructors work with an instructional consultant to apply evidence-based and learner-centered teaching practices to their courses.

 
  • Audience: Faculty, Instructional academic staff
  • Primary Content Areas: Designing a course, Instructional practices (active learning, classroom facilitation, etc.), Assessing student learning, Supporting diverse learners
  • Format: In-person
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): On a rolling basis, Consultations upon request
  • Duration: A year or more

Led by: Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative, The Collaborative for Advancing Learning and Teaching

Active Teaching Labs - Teaching with Technology

What teaching challenges do you face and how might technology help? What have you tried? What obstacles have you overcome? What hasn’t worked? Bring your questions and experiences (and lack of experience!) about integrating technology to Active Teaching Labs to share, problem-solve and learn with others!

 
  • Audience: Faculty, Instructional academic staff, Instructional support staff, Graduate students, Posdoctoral scholars
  • Primary Content Areas: Integrating instructional technology, Instructional practices (active learning, classroom facilitation, etc.), Supporting diverse learners, Blended learning
  • Format: In-person, Series
  • Frequency / Start Date(s): Weekly, Fall, Spring
  • Duration: Half-day or less

Led by: DoIT Academic Technology, UW-Madison Teaching Academy

*Note that some schools, colleges and departments also provide specific teaching resources for their disciplines, and those details can be found on their respective websites.