Ferlin G. McGaskey is the new assistant director of the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center. He co-designed and directs of the center’s Graduate Teaching Certification Program.McGaskey has spent the past four years working in teaching and learning centers at UT and the University of Texas at Austin.
In celebration of Faculty Appreciation Week, the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center (TennTLC) will present a free luncheon workshop on Monday, February 25, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. The workshop—”Threshold Concepts: Moving Students through Conceptual Bottlenecks”—will be about helping students move from academic confusion to “light bulb” moments of understanding.
Faculty Appreciation Week will be celebrated February 13–17, and now’s the time to buy your discounted basketball tickets and reserve a spot at a special luncheon seminar being sponsored by the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.
Need help capturing the attention of your students? You still have time to register for the Third Annual Teaching Workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Five outstanding speakers will help you brainstorm ways to engage and motivate your students. The workshop is free but registration is required.