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Delta Community News
First Delta Brown Bag of the Semester!
Updated by Janaina on September 17, 10:00am


Topic: Leading Undergraduate Discussions

September 18, 2014

Memorial Union (TITU)


Join us for the first Brown Bag Buzz of the semester! This informal, lunchtime discussion is a great opportunity to share experiences and discuss important topics within teaching and learning at UW-Madison. Topics will vary and include issues such as discussion in the classroom, classroom assessment tools, and how to effectively train and use teaching assistants. Suggested scholarly readings will be posted on our website. Registration is not required. See you there!



New MOOC: An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Updated by Janaina on September 2, 10:30am

MOOC Flyer

Launching on October 6, 2014, this free 7-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will provide future and current STEM faculty with an introduction to evidence-based STEM teaching practices.Participants will learn abouteffective teaching strategies and the research that supports them.

Register for the MOOC through Coursera:


The MOOC is also designed to support local learning communities of participants who want toengage more deeply with the MOOC learning materials in a collaborative environment atUW-Madison. The MOOC-Supported Learning Communities (MSLC) will meet weekly with a facilitatorto discuss and go deeper with the materials provided by the MOOC. The MSLC is an excellent opportunity to build community with other STEM graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff interested in effective teaching and learning practices at UW-Madison while simultaneously engaging with the content of the MOOC. For graduate students in particular, completion of the MOOC and participation in the MSLC together may be counted as a Delta course towards the Internship or Certificate Program. Please contact if you have any questions.


Register for the local MSLC through Delta HERE