Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Calendar of Events

  • Oct 05

    Topics of Discussion: What makes for an effective research assignment? How should you tailor research assignments for different contexts? How do you know what students have learned from an assignment? What resources do UNLV...

  • Oct 05

    The Graduate College and GPSA invite you to attend a workshop about Designing Effective Research Assignments Panelists: Melissa Bowles-Terry, head, Educational Initiatives, University Libraries Dr. Andrew Spivak, Department...

  • Oct 14

    Many lecturers are overly critical of their own performance. Efforts to perfect lecturing techniques can sometimes lead to a counterproductive focus on what the teacher is doing and inadequate consideration of what the...

  • Oct 26

    Topics of Discussion: What academic assessment means, and how the process of academic assessment is a cycle with the goal of improved student learning Why overall course grades are not a good indication of attainment of...

  • Nov 07

    Benefits of Peer Instruction in STEM: One Question That Can Boost Your Students’ Success The significant benefits of peer instruction for college STEM students are documented, but often the teaching adjustments to achieve...

  • Nov 07

    Benefits of Peer Instruction in STEM: One Question That Can Boost Your Students’ Success The significant benefits of peer instruction for college STEM students are documented, but often the teaching adjustments to achieve...

  • Nov 17

    In an increasingly global higher education environment, how are American students unique, and how does UNLV's status as the second most diverse U.S. campus affect our classroom environment? This two-hour workshop for...