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Active Learning Classroom in Kennedy

Sign Up to Teach in the New Active Learning Classrooms, Deadline Oct. 17

October 7, 2014
Would you like to teach in a brand new learning space on campus?  UNC Charlotte has launched a new initiative in classroom design to promote active and collaborative learning and to increase student engagement.  There are two new rooms in Kennedy which differ significantly from other classrooms throughout campus; one room holds 126 students and the other holds 36. 

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Tracy Rock

Tracy Rock Wins BofA Teaching Award!

September 8, 2014
On September 5, associate professor of Education and CTL Faculty Fellow Tracy Rock was named the 2014 recipient of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, the University’s most prestigious teaching honor.  See more details at Inside UNC Charlotte.

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Tracy Rock

CTL Faculty Fellow Tracy Rock Named BofA Teaching Award Finalist

August 29, 2014
Congratulations to Tracy Rock, a CTL Faculty Fellow and associate professor in the College of Education, on being named a finalist for the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, the University’s highest teaching honor. See the full article at Inside UNC Charlotte.

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Tweet and Greet: Using Twitter to Facilitate Student Writing, Collaboration, and Reflection

November 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Tweet and Greet: Using Twitter to Facilitate Student Writing, Collaboration, and Reflection

In this workshop, we will engage in some hands-on learning about the power and potential for Twitter in different classroom environments.  We will explore how Twitter can be used as a tool for critical thinking by understanding how students can read a document and then ‘live Tweet’ as they read.  We will explore how Twitter can offer new collaborative experiences for students as they share, discuss and ‘retweet’ using hashtags and we will see the power of Twitter as a reflective tool while students create projects during class.  


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