Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 1)
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 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...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 1)
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 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,...

Writing a Diversity Statement
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 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...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Tue, 10/03/2017 - 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 discuss research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements, examine sample...
Creating Accessible Learning Environments
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 2)
Mon, 10/09/2017 - 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...

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces
Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

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

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...

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 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 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 perhaps even in the production of...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...
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)
Mon, 12/11/2017 - 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...