Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Research-Based Principles for Making Learning Work
Thu, 01/29/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Seven key teaching principles have been shown in the research literature to promote student learning. This session will allow participants to engage in a series of activities that highlight the principles and to identify ways to apply the...

SLAM: Quantitative Insights on In-Class Creation and Sharing of Knowledge
Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

From “think-pair-share” to group projects, it is well known that collaborative elements enhance active learning. We examined three university and community college classes using SKIES, a tablet-based technology that enables students...

Implementing Your Active Learning Plan: Advanced Practice Teaching
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:15pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:15pm - 8:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

This session offers participants an opportunity to practice active learning techniques by presenting a lesson to a small peer group. In advance of the session, participants will review short online podcasts about active learning and will plan a...

Campus Climate in Your Classroom
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This session focuses on ways faculty, through their classroom teaching, can contribute to a welcoming campus climate for a diverse range of students at U-M. Specifically, participants will develop their skills for preventing, identifying, and...

Creating a Classroom Environment to Enable All Students to Succeed
Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Specific classroom strategies and teaching behaviors that support success of a diverse student body in engineering will be presented, as will practical advice for instructors seeking to implement these ideas. Participants will engage in a series...

SLAM: Multi-Institutional Explorations of Grade Penalties
Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

Multi-Institutional Explorations of Grade Penalties presented by ...

Did You Really Mean That? Improving Communication With Your Students
Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering

Participants will discuss ways to enhance communication with students to make teaching more effective. Topics include: diverse learning preferences, miscommunication, and maintaining professional interactions. Participants will also discuss...

SLAM: Two Years of Michigan MOOCs: What Analytics Tell us About Learning in these Environments
Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

Presenters: Christopher Brooks and Stephanie Teasley, School of Information, U-M

For more information about learning analytics at U-M and to view videos and slides from past SLAM presentations, click...
Organize, Streamline and Simplify: Teaching Efficiently with Technology
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

Organize, Streamline and Simplify: Teaching Efficiently with Technology

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Using Technology to Check Student Understanding and Provide Feedback: An Online Workshop
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:00am - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 5:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series
In this online workshop, you will explore technologies that can be used to help check student understanding and provide feedback on student learning. You will have the option to explore these tools in the context of teaching concept based...
Advanced Practices for Inclusive Teaching
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Using teaching methods that effectively engage all students within a classroom is of ongoing interest to GSIs in any discipline. Instructors often ask: What does inclusive teaching really look like in practice? How do I know if the methods I am...

Ninth Annual Research and Scholarship in Engineering Education Poster Fair
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Many faculty and graduate students across the university are engaged in scholarly work in the field of engineering education. At this poster session, colleagues will share their research and scholarship on a variety of topics including...

SLAM: Characterizing Instruction in Introductory STEM Courses at Michigan State University
Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

Presenter Rebecca Matz, ...

Active & Engaged Learning in Digital Contexts
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

The explosion of technological tools in education has widened the range of physical locations where learning happens, even in traditional residential colleges. Digital contexts are now a part of many courses at U-M from classes that use the...

Engaged Student Learning: Lessons Learned from the Flipped Classroom
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering

A successful “flipped classroom” includes shifting first exposure, ensuring accountability, and using active learning. This session will feature four panelists describing their approaches to “...

What's It Like to Work at an Institution with Teaching-Research Balance
Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

What's It Like to Work at an Institution with Teaching-Research Balance

This panel spotlights faculty worklife at...

SLAM: Learning Analytics Task Force: 2012-2015
Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

Presenter Tim McKay, Learning Analytics Task Force: 2012-2015.

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Innovating with Canvas: U-M Faculty Examples
Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Faculty members participating in the Canvas Pilot will describe their experiences with the new learning management system and explain how they have used this new tool to innovate in their teaching.

SLAM: Research and Insights from University of Texas Institute for Transformational Learning
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

Presenter Steven Mintz, Executive Director, Institute for Transformational Learning at University of Texas System.

For more information about learning analytics at U-M and to view videos and slides from past SLAM presentations, click...

Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop
Mon, 06/08/2015 - 9:00am - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop. 

Description coming soon.