Past Events

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3pm-5pm, Wilson Hall, 1st Floor Foyer


You are cordially invited to the annual UVa FolioFest hosted by the Language Commons and A&S Learning Design and Technology. Participating students will display their ePortfolios for an audience of learners, instructors, and... [...]

Why is there so much interest in ePortfolios across higher education today?  The reasons are actually quite compelling and often grounded in what we know about learning.  This keynote presentation will explore answers to this overarching question... [...]

Steve Dancz is a composer-educator who taught in the classroom (“f2f”) at the university level for over three decades. Through a series of life-altering events, he now teaches exclusively online. He will share with you his journey... [...]

12:00 - 1:00pm, Gilmer Academic Commons

Chemistry Building Auditorium 402

Guest speakers Ella Koeze and Walt Hickey from FiveThirtyEight.

A&S Learning Design & Technology team is excited to introduce the Hands-on Tech Workshop Series!  The Hands-on Tech series will consist of interactive workshops where learners will be able to gain firsthand experience with a variety of... [...]

The Info Session will include examples of successful projects now underway and ample time for Q&A.

3:30 - 5:00pm, 125 Minor Hall

3:00-5:00pm, New Cabell Hall 299


Please join us for a special training workshop in the A&S Language Lab in New Cabell Hall 299 on Friday, October 14 at 3:00 P.M. During the first part of the event, Sandy Hayward of Language Training and Resource Inc. will be leading... [...]

Gilmer STEM Commons (290)

This semester we will be reading the novel “Locally Laid” but Lucie Amundsen.  When Lucie Amundsen had a rare night out with her husband, she never imagined what he’d tell her over dinner—that his dream was to quit his office job (with benefits... [...]

1:00pm-4:30pm Gibson 211


The Language Commons and the Institute for World Languages welcome Orlando Kelm for two events for language learners and instructors on Friday, February 17th.

Both events are in ... [...]

Faculty teaching at the College, interested in learning more about engaging students in active learning spaces are invited to attend the following series of conversations and demonstrations. Come join us to discuss features of the space to gain... [...]

10am - 11am

Visualizing the News with Ella Koeze (Gilmer 290)

1130am - 12pm

Lunch (Gilmer 290)

12pm - 1pm 

What is Data Journalism? with Walk Hickey and Ella... [...]

NCH 298 Language Lab

Please join us for our first Hands-On Tech workshop for the Spring semester. 

Infographics are a powerful form of data visualization, portraying complex information via comprehensible and appealing visuals. In this workshop, participants... [...]

We are actively seeking world language program input as we develop the Language Commons and its New Cabell Hall spaces.

Please join us for our upcoming discussions! All language faculty, graduate TAs, and administrators are welcome (we... [...]

UVa’s Annual Innovation in Pedagogy Summit brings together faculty, staff, and students from across UVa and the Commonwealth to engage in conversation about excellence in teaching and learning.

The New Cabell Hall Language Commons

Come see Learning Technology Incubator grant recipients present their works in progress. 

5pm NCH 398


Join other UVA faculty and staff as we explore Project-Based Language Learning with the National Foreign Language Resource Center!

Our group will meet Wednesday evenings to participate in the ... [...]

As the number of students in a class increases, so do the challenges in creating an effective learning environment. Over the past decade there has been significant advances in pedagogical technologies that faculty can use to enhance large... [...]