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The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) is going to organize the Workshop on Excellent Teaching Practices on 7 Dec 2021 at 15:00 in E21A-G035. In this workshop, we are honored to have Professor Jeremy DE CHAVEZ, the winner of 2020/2021 UM Teaching Excellence Award, share his teaching story and some tips in preparing a teaching portfolio.

Professor Jeremy De Chavez is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Macau (UM). He has been awarded the 2020/2021 UM Teaching Excellence Award and the 2020 FAH Best Teacher Award. Prior to joining UM, he held teaching appointments at De La Salle University (associate professor), Wilfrid Laurier University (adjunct lecturer), and Queen’s University (adjunct associate professor). His research and teaching areas are primarily in Postcolonial Studies, Global Anglophone Literature, and Critical/Cultural Theory.

Details of the workshop are as follows:
Speaker: Professor Jeremy DE CHAVEZ
Date: 7 Dec 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 15:00 – 16:30
Venue: E21A–G035, Lecture Hall, FAH
Language: English

Description: The power of a good story is undeniable: it can arouse wonder, create lasting memories, clarify concepts, connect disparate ideas into a world of meaning, and even forge strong bonds between storyteller and listener. But how can the power of stories be harnessed as a pedagogical strategy? This workshop begins with a sharing session among participants about their own teaching stories toward a collective understanding of effective teaching practices. In the second half of the workshop, the facilitator will share some tips in preparing a teaching portfolio with the aim of helping participants tell their own stories as teachers through that document.

Please register for the workshop by 5 Dec 2021 (Sun) via https://umac.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6gQefKj9TNQGdIG