Programs

 

Annual Camp EdVenture
An interactive day of exploring course design, active learning and assessment strategies to bring back to your classroom. This will be a place to stretch your imagination, consider new and engaging techniques, and learn more about the power of technologies that supports the learner experience.
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Nexus Learning and Nexus Online Grants

Annually, the Center of Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning offers grants to faculty (full and part time) and staff who propose innovative ways to strengthen Jefferson University's commitment to Nexus Learning.  Grants allow faculty and staff members to research, implement, assess, and disseminate novel pedagogies that exemplify Nexus teaching and learning strategies. Grant proposals are due in early February 2019. Learn more about submitting a grant.

Talking Teaching
This weekly informal gathering of faculty and staff to discuss aspects of teaching and learning. Discussions are seeded by short articles or videos dealing with any academic (pedagogical, professional, technological) issue. Come join our group in the Common Thread Fishbowl (Private Dining Lounge), bring your lunch, and chat about issues centric to teaching and learning. NO RSVPs NEEDED - Just drop-in!
Every Wednesday from 12 pm to 1 pm (9/12/18 - 11/28/18 and 1/23/19 - 4/23/19) 
Common Thread Private Dining Room (KCC106)

Faculty and Staff Reading and Implementation Groups
Over free lunches, faculty and staff meet weekly during the semester to discuss a selected book and challenge each other to implement various strategies that increase student learning and create safe, productive, and inclusive learning spaces.
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Workshops on Educational Technology Tools
Want to augment  and enhance your teaching skills with mindfully implement technology tools? This series of workshops is facilitated by Jefferson University East Falls Campus' instructional design team via Zoom, allowing you to join these sessions remotely from the comfort of your home or office. COMING THIS FALL 2018!

Workshops/Presentation by External Experts

Join your fellow faculty and staff members in one or more workshops lead by leading thought-leaders and professionals at the crossroads of learning and brain science.
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Fall & Spring EduSeries
An academic year long series of workshops highlighting pedagogical practices lead by Jefferson University East Falls Campus' staff and faculty.  Drop in and learn about your colleagues' successful Nexus Learning strategies to achieve greater student learning outcomes!
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Shared Faculty Development Programming with William Penn Charter
William Penn Charter's Teaching and Learning Center invites Jefferson University's faculty and staff to weekly workshops centered on easily accessible and meaningful professional development.
Check out the schedule of Penn Charter's events (and please RSVP via site)

Shared Faculty Development Programming with Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University' Center City Campus' Center for Teaching and Learning invites PhilaU's faculty and staff to a wide range of workshops and presentations throughout the fall and spring semester. 
Check out the schedule for Jefferson Center City Campus (and please RSVP via site)