Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Facilitating Discussions of Research Literature in STEM Courses
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop provides an opportunity for instructors in STEM courses to discuss evidence-based practices that can promote more effective discussions of research literature. Through a series of group-based activities, instructors will consider...

Teaching for Equity and Inclusion
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Research shows that student learning is enhanced when instructors put thought and action into creating environments that are inclusive of students across a range of backgrounds and identities. How can instructors deliberately cultivate...

Evaluating Student Writing
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Evaluating student writing is one of the most subjective and elusive tasks that we as instructors undertake each semester. In this workshop, we will work to alleviate some of the anxiety surrounding the evaluation process by discussing the use of...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 consider teaching philosophy statements as a particular type of academic writing.  We...

Designing Learning Goals: Targeting Concepts Behind A Formula
Mon, 01/27/2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

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What can we do to move our students beyond a “plug and chug...

Making the Most of Hot Moments in the Classroom
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 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...

Principles and Practices of Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

 

This workshop will introduce anti-racist pedagogy as an effective framework for instructors teaching about race and racial inequity. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the history, goals, and fundamental...

Active Learning Practice
Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wed, 02/05/2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wed, 02/05/2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

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This session offers an opportunity to practice...

Leading Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Wed, 02/05/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This introductory workshop for GSIs in the social sciences and humanities presents active learning strategies aimed at improving discussions in the classroom. Workshop participants will acquire a toolbox of strategies for planning and...

Framing and Facilitating High Stakes Discussions
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

What are some topics in your field that might lead to difficult classroom dynamics, controversy, or big emotion in the classroom? How can you approach such topics with intention and careful planning? How can you be ready when...

It’s Time for Action: Generating an Active Learning Plan
Mon, 02/10/2020 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

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Creating a plan to engage students in active learning can be...

The Science of Learning
Tue, 02/18/2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

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In this workshop, we will summarize key findings on how people learn,...

Disability and Accessibility in Teaching
Wed, 02/19/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

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

Teaching with Technology: Incorporating Digital Media
Tue, 02/25/2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive workshop will explore the use of digital media assignments (i.e., assignments that incorporate the use of digital content such as blogs, video, or audio). Such assignments can provide students with multiple entry points...

Writing and Grading Multiple Choice Exams: An Online Workshop
Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:01am - Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Multiple choice exams 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 multiple choice questions across...

How Stereotype Threat, Impostor Syndrome, and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

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Research shows that when students worry about fulfilling a...

FCI Seminar Series: Supporting Student Equity by Supporting Faculty and the Instructional System
Thu, 03/12/2020 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

At UC Davis we are focused on supporting systemic change to improve undergraduate student outcomes. We are using a locally generated Cycle of Progress for sustainable change that consist of 4 cyclical phases - Awareness, Understanding, Action,...

Teaching with GSIs
Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) are central to the success of many courses at U-M. In this workshop, we will discuss practices for building effective relationships in a teaching team, drawing on examples currently in use at U-M. We will also...

Rubrics 101: Content, Transparency & Grading
Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop provides an introduction to the various types of rubrics and the basic steps for creating a quality rubric. Participants will consider how a rubric can be used to enhance teaching and improve the consistency and efficiency of...

FCI Seminar Series: Faculty as Part of Campus Shared Leadership for Change
Thu, 04/02/2020 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Fundamental changes are unlikely to occur on college campuses without faculty buy in, support and leadership. ...

FCI Seminar Series: Towards More Inclusive Active Learning Classrooms: How Groups of Students are Differentially Impacted by Active Learning
Thu, 04/23/2020 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

To what extent do students experience college science classrooms differently because of their social identities? How has...