Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Enriching Scholarship 2019 Opening Keynote & Poster Fair
Mon, 05/06/2019 - 9:00am - 11:50am
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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9:00am-10:00am: Poster Fair and Strolling Breakfast

The poster fair highlights the work...

Increasing Student Motivation: Strategies that Work
Mon, 05/06/2019 - 1:00pm - 2:50pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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Motivating today’s students to actively engage in learning activities proves challenging for...

Integrating Themes of Social Justice in the Classroom
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:00am - 11:50am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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It can be difficult to decide when and how to invoke (often times politicized) notions of social...

Considerations for Using Social Media in Teaching
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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What does it mean to use social media in the classroom? While social media platforms may provide...

Using Analytics to Inform Instruction
Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Everyone CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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Canvas and other instructional technology tools generate data every time students and instructors interact with...

Using hypothes.is for Class Discussion and Participation
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 10:00am - 11:20am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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How might social annotation help teachers support classroom discussion and participation? In...

Empirical Data Collection and Analysis in the Classroom
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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Experimental methodologies and data analysis are central to many discussions in social science...

Increasing Engagement in Large Classes: Ideas and Lessons from the LSA Large Course Initiative
Wed, 05/08/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Everyone CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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Each year, the LSA Large Course Initiative brings...

Let's Make a Screencast
Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:00am - 11:50am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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In this workshop, we will be providing a basic overview of the screencasting software Kaltura Capture, followed by a hands-on...

Promoting Effective Group Work: Forming and Evaluating Groups and Teams With Technology (Online Webinar)
Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Enriching Scholarship Sessions

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Research clearly indicates that group work...

Transparency for Equity: Principles of Transparent Assignment Design (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Mon, 05/13/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

What does ‘transparency’ mean in a teaching-learning context, and how can it support equitable and inclusive teaching practice? This session will provide an overview of key research findings about the beneficial effects of...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat, Impostor Syndrome, and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

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...

Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 1:45pm - 3:45pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Understanding disability and promoting accessibility are central to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. In this workshop, participants will gain a better understanding of what disability is and how thinking about disability has evolved....

Managing Emergent Crises in Diverse Student Teams (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Designing and supporting student teams can be tricky, especially when considering the range of identities, experiences, abilities, and personalities in our classrooms. Even so, research shows that when students learn alongside with diverse peers...

Applying Principles of Transparency to Classroom Discussions (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Wed, 05/15/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

What are the purposes of class discussion in your courses? What do you (or can you) use discussions to help students learn? How do you communicate to students your expectations around their participation in discussion, and how do you fairly...

Inclusive Teaching Means Inclusive Grading Practices Too (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series)
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Grading and assessment practices influence much that happens in university classrooms. Given that, discussions of inclusive teaching must attend to issues of assessment -- from assignment design to feedback mechanisms to grading. This session...

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 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 about and discussing race and...

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

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 going on in the world outside the...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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...

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,...

Networking Lunch for GSMs and Faculty GSI Coordinators
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

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

This lunch program provides a great opportunity for Graduate Student Mentors (GSMs) and others who directly support GSI...

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 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...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 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,...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 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, GSICs, ETCs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and...