UT Tyler

Academic Innovovation Initiatives

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


Academic Innovation Faculty Learning Community 2018 - 2019 Event List

Below is a list of events that are hosted/sponsored by the Academic Innovation Faculty Learning Community.All of these events are open to all faculty/staff on UT Tyler.

Academic Innovation FLC meetings

The Academic Innovation FLC business meetings focus on the organization of our April 2019 Academic Innovation Showcase as well as other events showcasing innovation on campus. The Academic Innovation FLC is open to all faculty and staff who are interested in promoting and expanding the scholarship of teaching and learning through academic innovation at the university.

FLC Meeting Schedule

     Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:30-12:00PM
     Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 11:30-12:00PM
     Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 11:30-12:00PM
     Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 11:30-12:00PM
     Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 11:30-12:00PM
     Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 11:30-12:00PM

Academic Innovation Showcase is Friday, April 12, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 5:00PM.

This was originally scheduled in the Alumni House, but they are unsure about when that will be available again so it is currently scheduled in the new business building. We will have final scheduling details as the event gets closer and/or renovations on the Alumni House are completed.

Showcase Schedule: TBD

Innovation in the Classroom Roundtables

The Innovation in the Classroom roundtable is a monthly event sponsored by the Academic Innovation FLC. The Roundtable is an open meeting to all faculty and staff to share ideas of about new ideas and projects they want to try or have successfully put into place. Instructors are encouraged to bring syllabi, course assignment instructions, or any other material that they would like to share with or get feedback regarding during the roundtable. The current Roundtable will focus on innovation in the online class environment. Please join us to share your ideas, get feedback on current practices, and support innovation in the classroom! A light lunch will be provided for all attendees.

Roundtable Schedule

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Introductory roundtable; open focus

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Focus on online courses

Friday, November 30, 2018@ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Open focus

Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Focus on graduate courses

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Open focus

Friday, March 22, 2019 @@ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Focus on experiential learning

Meeting times and dates subject to change. Please click here for the latest information. 


Academic Innovation FLC Liason

 Dr. Danielle Bailey is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at UT Tyler.  Dr. Bailey earned her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science from The George Washington University. While at UT Tyler, Dr. Bailey has taught research methods, probation and parole, forensic science, and introduction to criminal justice.  Dr. Bailey’s research interests include sex offender policy, social support and criminal activity, perceptions of forensic science, student learning, program evaluation, and qualitative methodologies. Dr. Bailey will serve as liaison for the area of academic innovation.

Contact information:

Dr. Danielle Bailey, dbailey@uttyler.edu

UT Tyler