Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (ENCORE SESSION)
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

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

Using Technology to Check Student Understanding and Provide Feedback: An Online Workshop
Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:01am - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:59pm
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...
Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 2)
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 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,...

Engaging Students in Learning
Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Creating a productive learning environment where students are engaged in critical thinking and problem solving can be challenging. In this session, participants will explore research-based teaching practices that can enhance student learning and...

Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research: An Online Workshop
Mon, 02/26/2018 (no time specified) - Sun, 03/11/2018 (no time specified)
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive online workshop will prepare participants to mentor undergraduates and graduate students during research projects. There are many similarities between classroom teaching and guiding students through research projects, but also...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT in Engineering 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...

The Power of Peer Review: Collaborative Learning in the Classroom and in Canvas
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 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 potential...

FCI Seminar Series - MWrite: Writing-to-Learn in Foundational Courses
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Writing-to-Learn is known to support deep conceptual learning and yet it is not widely adopted in courses at the college level. This presentation will begin by explaining the theoretical basis for writing-to-learn as well as the current...

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Racially Homogeneous Classrooms (ENCORE SESSION)
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

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

Engineering Education Research Day: 12th Annual Research and Scholarship in Education Poster Fair
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Many faculty, staff, and 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...

Engineering Education Research Day: Your Research and the IRB: What You Need to Know 
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Many faculty, staff, and 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...

Engineering Education Research Day: Engineering Education Research Seminar Series
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Many faculty, staff, and 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...

Teaching in Teams: Working with Graduate and Undergraduate Students as Instructors
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Working with a team of Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) and/or undergraduate teaching/learning assistants (UTAs and ULAs) creates instructional opportunities in a course that may not be possible otherwise. In this session, we will study...

"FEBRUARY 9TH RESCHEDULED EVENT!" FCI Seminar Series - Beyond Multiple Choice: Using Open-Ended Questions and Student Behavior Data to Promote Engagement and Understand Learning
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Large lecture courses often suffer from low participation. Many students are uncomfortable asking questions verbally during class. Using personal response systems, e.g., i>clicker, to ask multiple-choice (MC) questions is one...

Writing a Diversity Statement (Encore Session)
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 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...

FCI Seminar Series - Creativity and Imagination are Foundational: EECS 183 and PoliSci 101
Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

In this session, Mary Lou Dorf (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, EECS) and Mika LaVaque-Manty (Political Science) will share their experience with large courses in two very different fields that both tap into student...

Using Digital Tools to Facilitate Student Collaboration
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

The location of this workshop has changed to Palmer Commons - Great Lakes North - 4th Floor.

Please bring a charged device with you if you would like to explore the digital tools discussed during the...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 3)
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 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,...

FCI Seminar Series - Student Commitment to STEM Education Reforms: Results from Evaluation of the Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

In this session, Mark Graham, a research scientist in STEM education at Yale University’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will present results from the NSF-sponsored evaluation of the Summer Institutes on...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 4)
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 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,...

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 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....

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
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....

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Wed, 09/12/2018 - 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,...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 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,...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is intended for GSMs, Faculty GSI Coordinators, or Teaching Consultants. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn and practice techniques for consulting with GSIs on their teaching, including interpreting and...