Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Perspectives on Teaching: A Faculty Panel
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Get answers to your questions and discuss a variety of teaching concerns including how to get students actively involved in class, deal with disruptive students, work effectively in instructional teams, and teach effectively in different class...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses *New Session
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Research on teaching and learning highlights the importance of an explicitly inclusive classroom climate for student learning. This includes the value of learning collaboratively with diverse peers and the benefits of intentionally connecting...

Faculty of Color Teaching in the Graduate Seminar
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate Other

This session will explore the challenges and possibilities of teaching graduate seminar courses as faculty of color, particularly for untenured instructors. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with senior faculty who have taught and...

Teaching the Whole Student: Integrating Heart, Mind, and Spirit in Our Pedagogy
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

A panel of authors from the recently published book, Teaching the Whole Student: Engaged Learning with Heart, Mind, and Spirit (Stylus Press), representing LSA (IGR, MCSP, PiTE, Sociology, Sweetland), SEAS, Social Work (CASC...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 2)
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Teaching to Retain Students in Engineering: What Can GSIs Do?
Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Research suggests that individual instructors play a key role in retaining a diverse engineering student body. In this workshop, you will learn specific classroom strategies and teaching behaviors that improve student success as well as hear...

Creating Accessible Learning Environments *New Session
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Students bring a diversity of needs to our classroom. Teaching with accessibility in mind can help us include and accommodate them all. In this session you will learn how to incorporate inclusive teaching principles and practices that promote...

If You Build It, They will Break It: Undergraduate Students’ Novel Use of Study Technologies
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Instructional technologies are often implemented by instructors with a singular purpose in mind like information delivery or assessment of student learning. Regardless of intention, students adopt and reconfigure these tools to suit their needs...

Teaching with Technology: Incorporating Digital Media
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop is full.

This interactive workshop will offer an overview of various digital media-related technologies (e.g., Jing, YouTube, MiVideo) that can be used as pedagogical tools in-and-outside the classroom and...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Fri, 11/03/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This session is full. There will be an identical session held on Friday, November 10th. If you are interested in this event please see Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth...

Motivating Engineering Students: Strategies to Increase Engagement
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Are your students off-task, apathetic, or absent? Do you want to stimulate their intellectual curiosity? In this interactive workshop, you will identify specific teaching strategies to better engage and motivate your students.

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Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 3)
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate...

Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding to Student Microaggressions *New Session
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session focuses on ways faculty and GSIs, 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...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning *New Session
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Research shows that when students worry about fulfilling a negative stereotype related to certain social identities, it can hurt their learning (a phenomenon known as stereotype threat). Research also shows that an instructor’s beliefs...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 3)
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Sharing Our Work: Key Insights from Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (strolling lunch & poster session)
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 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 Teaching (FCIT) initiative during the 2016-17 academic year. Featured projects, from seven U-M schools and colleges, include a series of workshops and...

The Unwritten Rules of College: Creating Transparent Assignments that Increase Students’ Success in Foundational Courses
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Transparent teaching/learning practices make learning processes explicit while offering opportunities to foster students' metacognition, confidence, and their sense of belonging in college. A 2016 Association of American Colleges &...

Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:01am - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 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 the goals of exams in relation to other...
Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Mon, 12/04/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

In a practice teaching session, instructors deliver informal lessons of five to twenty minutes to their peers. Participating instructors then offer each other feedback on their teaching while simultaneously reflecting on their own teaching....

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 4)
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 4) *CANCELED
Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended...

GSI Teaching Orientation
Tue, 01/02/2018 - 8:30am - 5:30pm
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....

Writing a Diversity Statement
Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

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Increasingly, employers are interested in how prospective employees will contribute to organizational goals...

Consulting with GSIs
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn and practice techniques for consulting with GSIs on their teaching, including interpreting and discussing student ratings. In addition to providing time for practice and reflection,...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is designed to give GSMs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and collecting student feedback. Using role plays and interactive activities, participants will learn how to set up classroom visits,...