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Event Dates Short Description
Inclusive Teaching in U-M's Undergraduate Classrooms
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Research shows that deliberate use of inclusive teaching practices enhances student learning and contributes to a classroom environment in which all students feel valued and supported. How can instructors create a welcoming class...

Gameful Pedagogy: What Is It and How Might You Use It?
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This session is intended for any instructors who are interested in the concept of gameful learning pedagogy.  Participants will learn what gameful learning pedagogy is and how it might be implemented in a range of courses.  Faculty...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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 sample...

Creating Effective Presentation Slides: Presentation by Jean-luc Doumont
Mon, 10/10/2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Dr. Doumont provocatively asserts, "Those of us who attend presentations probably agree that most slides out there are ineffective, detracting from what presenters are saying instead of enhancing their presentations. Slides may...

Making the Most of Hot Moments in the Classroom
Tue, 10/11/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Whether your courses frequently raise potentially sensitive subjects or never do so deliberately, odds are good you will sometimes encounter a 'hot moment': a sudden eruption of tension, conflict, or big emotion during class, often...

Activities for Leveraging Student Diversity
Wed, 10/12/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop is grounded in research showing that engaging with diverse peers can enhance student learning in the college classroom. How can instructors leverage student diversity--both visible and invisible--in their classes to foster...

Gameful Pedagogy: Planning Your Course
Thu, 10/13/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This session is intended for instructors who want to incorporate gameful learning pedagogy into their course(s). Participants will think through a variety of course design elements, such as how to provide students with possibilities for choice or...

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces
Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive workshop explores strategies for GSIs to participate in meaningful academic exchanges with students and colleagues in digital spaces. Through a series of activities, we will consider issues of privacy, copyright, accessibility,...

Applying Universal Design Principles to Promote Active Participation by All Students
Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Drawing on the principles of Universal Design and active learning, this workshop provides participants with a space to explore a variety of activities that engage students with a range of abilities in the classroom. During the workshop, we will...

Canvas for GSIs: Pedagogies and Practicalities
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This is a hands-on session showcasing the Canvas learning management system (LMS) that GSIs might use in their classrooms, especially given that Canvas will be replacing CTools for courses this fall term. We'll start off...

Research-Based Principles for Making Learning Work
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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...

The Power of Peer Review: Collaborative Learning in the Classroom and in Canvas
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop focuses on exploring strategies and technologies to consider when embedding peer review in your course. Participants will learn about best practices for integrating peer review into a course and discuss strategies to avoid...

Gameful Engineering
Wed, 11/02/2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Participants at this session will learn about gameful pedagogy and explore ways in which gameful pedagogy could foster intrinsic motivation in their engineering students. We will brainstorm ways to give students choice in how they...

Gameful Pedagogy: Potential Tools to Support Learning
Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This session is intended for instructors who have decided to use gameful learning pedagogy in their course(s) and have already begun the course design process. Participants will be introduced to a range of potential tools that will enable gameful...

Sharing Our Work: Key Insights from Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (poster session)
Mon, 11/14/2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Learn about the wide range of projects sponsored by the Faculty Communities for Inclusive...

Gameful Learning with GradeCraft
Thu, 11/17/2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This session is a hands-on GradeCraft workshop that focuses on best practices for adding gameful elements into your course. Participants will learn how to transfer the gameful elements from a syllabus or course plan into GradeCraft, an...

Disrespect and Disruption in the Classroom: Strategies for Prevention and Response
Fri, 11/18/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Disrespectful treatment of other students based on social identities or other characteristics, interruptions of faculty presentations, viewing of inappropriate websites during class: many faculty have felt that such student behaviors are on...

Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop
Mon, 11/21/2016 - 9:00am - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Workshop goals

In this online workshop, you will learn about evidence-based practices for designing effective tests and exams. Specifically, you will:

  • reflect upon...