Join us on 10/6 at Gelman Library for Teaching Day!

Teaching Day

Teaching Day at GW

SAVE the DATE: Teaching Day returns on October 6, 2022 

Curious about the innovative work your colleagues are doing? Wondering what resources are available to support your in-person, hybrid, or online teaching?  Teaching Day is back! This event is a place to learn about effective teaching practices and to meet other faculty from across the university. You will also be able to explore Open Houses showcasing the instructional support available through Libraries and Academic Innovation (LAI). 

Attend Teaching Day

This will be an in-person event at Gelman Library. There will also be a virtual participation option for many sessions.

Keynote Presentation

Pamela Norris, GW Vice Provost for Research, will speak at 10:00 a.m. on teaching as a scholarly endeavor and the future of vital connections between teaching and research. Title and details coming soon. 

Draft Program Outline (more details to come)

Scheduled Sessions

Time Session(s)
8:45 a.m.

National Churchill Leadership Center (NCLC) Reception Area and Exhibits Open

Location: NCLC, 1st floor

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Early Bird Session: Panel on innovative assessment practices across the disciplines

Location: IBT Labor History Research Center, room 702 

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Welcome Coffee and Break (15 minutes)

Location: NCLC, 1st floor

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Keynote: Pamela Norris, Vice Provost for Research.

Location: NCLC, 1st floor

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Faculty Showcase #1

  • Research on teaching
  • Media/digital learning project A

Location: Rooms 218A and 219

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Faculty Showcase #2

  • Workshop on retrieval practice
  • Media/digital learning project B

Location: Rooms 218A and 219

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Faculty Showcase #3

  • Students engaging students
  • Media/digital learning project C

Location: Rooms 218A and 219

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Workshop in CREATE Digital Studio: Filming Your Own Video Shorts

Location: CREATE Digital Studio, 1st floor 

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Workshop in Gelman Special Collections: How to Create Your Own Special Collection

Open Houses

From 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., drop in to these spaces in Gelman Library to learn more about the resources available to faculty and students. 

Space About

CREATE Digital Studio

(1st floor)

The CREATE digital studio is a brand new space on the first floor of Gelman Library which assists students, faculty, and staff with the tools and expertise to expand their ability to create high-quality videos, podcasts, interactive experiences, and data visualization.

Instructional Technology Lab

(lower level)

The Instructional Technology Lab (ITL) team offers expertise and guidance to instructors who need assistance with Blackboard and other instructional technologies they use for teaching.

Sample online courses, showcasing best practices in online teaching and learning, will be available in the ITL Open House.

The Writing Center

(entrance floor)

The GW Writing Center offers free, peer-based support to students and faculty from across the university. The center welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels, from all schools, as well as staff, and faculty seeking feedback on assignments and their own writing projects.

Special Collections

(7th floor)

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is where you can access the library's rare and unique materials. SCRC and its collections are open to the GW community and the public.

Academic Commons

(entrance floor)

Coordinated by GW Libraries and Academic Innovation (LAI), Academic Commons is a “one-stop shop” for academic resources and services across the university. GW offers a wide range of academic support, offered by a variety of departments and divisions. Supporting the academic experience, LAI connects students to the resources and service they need to succeed.
New spaces in Gelman Over the summer, LAI has refreshed several floors with new furniture and new layouts to facilitate individual work and collaboration for students and faculty.