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The General Education Office works closely with the General Education Boards, General Education Committee, Assessment and Curriculum Support Center, Center for Teaching Excellence, UH Online Innovation Center, and others to offer pedagogical support and professional development opportunities for the UH community. Check back often for lists of upcoming events, as well as links to materials or recordings of past events (accessible with UH login credentials by clicking on the green box below).

Upcoming Events:

March 5, 2021, 3:00-4:00 pm (Zoom): “Team Writing and Group Projects from the Students’ Perspective.” Presented by the Writing Intensive Focus Board, the General Education Office, and the Center for Teaching Excellence. Register for this event here.

February 26, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm (Zoom): “Facilitating Group Writing Projects.” Presented by the Writing Intensive Focus Board, the General Education Office, and the Center for Teaching Excellence. Register for this event here.

Past Events:

Spring 2021

February 12, 2021: “A Model for General Education Assessment: Utilizing a Faculty Learning Community for the Assessment of Global Learning,” 2021 AAC&U General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference (Virtual). Presentation and Handout

February 9, 2021, 12:00-1:15 pm (Zoom): “Hulihia: Turning Towards Each Other, Conceptualizing and Designing Hawaiian, Asian & Pacific (HAP) Courses.” Presented by the Center for Teaching Excellence, General Education Office, and the Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Issues Board. 

January 29, 2021, 11:30 am to 12:45 pm (Zoom): “Rubric Development for Promoting Oral Communication in the Classroom Workshop.” Presented by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Oral Communication Board, and the Assessment and Curriculum Support Center. 

Fall 2020

December 10, 2020, 3:00 pm (Zoom): Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues Faculty Learning Community Meeting.

December 3, 2020, 3:30 pm (Zoom): Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Discussion of The False Promise of Global Learning. Facilitated by Jonathan Pettit, Assistant Professor, Chinese Religions. 

November 20, 2020, 11:30 am: “He Mookuauhau Ko Ka Aina: Our Genealogy of Place, a Starting Point for Developing Hawaii, Asia & Pacific Courses,” The first of the three-part teaching workshop series titled “HAP State of Mind.” 

November 16, 2020, 4:00 pm (Zoom): Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Assessment Considerations for HAP Workshop. Facilitated by Chiara Logli, Institutional Assessment Specialist at Honolulu Community College, and Monica Stitt-Bergh, Specialist, Assessment and Curriculum Support Center.

October 22, 2020, 3:30 pm (Zoom): Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Discussion of Making Global Learning Universal. Facilitated by E. Kalikoaloha Martin Jr., Instructor, Kawaihuelani Center of Hawaiian Language. 

October 14, 2020, 9:00 am: Support Learning Assessment During a Pandemic (2020 H-PEA Virtual Conference).

October 8, 2020, 4:00 pm (Zoom): Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Welcome meeting.

September 9, 2020, 2:00 pm (Zoom): Oral Communication Assignment Charette. 

Summer 2020

August 19, 2020, 9:00 am (Zoom): General Education Orientation. 

July 20, 2020, 11:30 am (Zoom): Teaching Oral Communication Skills in Online Courses.

Spring 2020

May 15, 2020, 1:30 pm (Zoom): Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. End of semester meeting.

April 21-24, 2020: “Learning Improvement and Ethical Reasoning: Living Up to the Challenge,” accepted for the 2020 WASC Senior College and University Commission Academic Resource Conference (conference canceled due to pandemic)

April 3, 2020, 1:30 pm (Zoom): Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Student Learning Objectives discussion.

March 13, 2020, 1:30 pm: Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Student Learning Objectives discussion.

March 6, 2020: “Challenges in Teaching Oral and Written Communication Online” Faculty panel discussion (Hawai’i Student Success Institute 2020). 

February 28, 2020, 1:30 pm: Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Student Learning Objectives discussion.

February 20, 2020: “A Collaborative Process for Constructing a General Education Assessment Plan” poster presentation (2020 AAC&U Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment)

Friday, February 14, 2020, 1:30 pm: Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Student Learning Objectives discussion.

Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30 pm: Foundations Global and Multicultural Perspectives Faculty Learning Community Meeting. Student Learning Objectives discussion.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:30 am: Keep Calm and Propose On: A Workshop on Effective Foundations Proposals. 

Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 am: Incorporating Oral Communication Focus Assignments Across Disciplines.

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