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Open Textbook Fellowship: Call for Participants

May 31 - June 4, 2021, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

In coordination with Academic Affairs, the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) is pleased to announce a call for up to fifteen (15) faculty to participate in the Open Textbook Fellowship (OTF). OTF participants will learn about open course materials and courseware resources and options, will work with CTL staff to adopt and incorporate open materials/courseware into their courses, participate in assessing student outcomes in those courses, and serve as faculty mentors to encourage further open materials/courseware adoption at USD. For more information, please refer to the OTF Call for Participants.

Submission deadline:  Friday, May 7, 2021

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Course Design Fellowship:  Call for Participants

May 17 – 21, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The CTL is announcing its call for participants for the 2021 Course Design Fellowship. This is a prestigious opportunity for any faculty who wish to design or redesign a course with a significant focus on the use of technology-enhanced pedagogy. Faculty who are admitted to this program join an illustrious group of distinguished alumni. Participants have reported increased student engagement, higher satisfaction with their own teaching, and have seen an increase in IDEA scores. For more information, please refer to the CDF Call for Participants.

Submission deadline:  Friday, April 30, 2021