Events Archive

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Format: 2019-10-14
Format: 2019-10-14
Event Dates Short Description
FCI Seminar Series: Examining the Relationships between Constructions of Knowledge, Pedagogy, and Advancing Inclusion Across the Disciplines
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Due to a large number of registrants, the location has been changed to the Michigan League Henderson Room (3rd...

Using Technology to Engage Students in Large Courses
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

In this workshop, participants will consider and discuss various approaches to engaging students in large lecture courses, focusing on active learning strategies and how the integration of technology can support and enhance the use of such...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Thu, 09/26/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this interactive session, we will discuss research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements, examine...

Let's Make a Screencast
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop, will be providing a basic overview of the screencasting software Kaltura Capture, followed by a hands-on opportunity to practice creating your own screencast. Screencasting is a method of capturing both audio and visual...

It’s Time for Action: Generating an Active Learning Plan
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

To register for this seminar please click here. 

Creating a plan to engage students in active learning can be...

Leading Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This introductory workshop for GSIs in the social sciences and humanities presents active learning strategies aimed at improving discussions in the classroom. Workshop participants will acquire a toolbox of strategies for planning and...

Decoding the U-M Engineering Classroom
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

To register for this seminar please click here. 

International Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) often have questions...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orientation training.

This workshop is intended for GSMs, Faculty GSI Coordinators, or Teaching Consultants. In this interactive workshop,...

Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why?
Wed, 09/11/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Student participation factors into many instructional approaches, whether through discussion, presentations, in- and out-of-class assignments, or group work. Yet it can be challenging to identify transparent and fair methods for grading...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Wed, 09/11/2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orientation training.

This workshop is designed to give GSMs, GSI Coordinators, and new GSICs a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy (An Online Workshop)
Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:01am - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 11:59pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this online workshop, you will learn about research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements, examine sample...

Foundational Course Initiative Course Design Showcase
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

You are cordially invited to the 2nd Annual Course Design Showcase, hosted by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching's Foundational Course Initiative. This year's showcase is scheduled for Friday, September 6, 2019, from...

GSI Teaching Orientation
Mon, 08/26/2019 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tue, 08/27/2019 - 8:15am - 3:45pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement A Orientation (NFO/GSITO/EGSITO/EIATO)

CRLT’s GSI Teaching Orientation is designed to help new GSIs prepare for their initial teaching experiences. It also has proven to be a valuable event for experienced GSIs and for graduate students who anticipate teaching in the future....

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orienation training. This session is intended for individuals who will be facilitating practice teaching sessions at a CRLT or department teaching orientation, as...

Strategies for Training New GSIs
Thu, 08/15/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orienation training.

This workshop is an introduction to the various strategies that GSMs and GSI Coordinators can use during the training and development...

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orienation training. This session is intended for individuals who will be facilitating practice teaching sessions at a CRLT or department teaching orientation, as...

Writing and Grading Multiple Choice Exams: An Online Workshop
Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:01am - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Multiple choice questions can be an effective and efficient way to assess learning outcomes. In this interactive online workshop, participants will learn about evidence-based practices for designing valid and reliable...

Backward Course Design: Planning Your Course with the End in Mind (An Online Workshop)
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:01am - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Ever been frustratingly lost because you didn't know where you were going? Similarly, it can be frustrating and challenging for students and instructors to succeed in a course if the outcomes are not clear from the beginning. In this workshop...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices about How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Fri, 05/17/2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session is full.

Racist fliers, hateful graffiti, mass shootings, emails threatening violence:  Students often report feeling alienated or confused when instructors in their courses do not acknowledge such unsettling events...

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Predominantly White Classrooms (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session is full.

This workshop is intended for instructors interested in learning how to ethically and effectively teach about race, ethnicity, and inequality in predominantly white classrooms. Instructors may worry that teaching...