Upcoming Events

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Eventsort icon Dates Short Description
Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why?
Fri, 01/25/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Student participation factors into many instructional approaches, whether through discussion, presentations, in- and out-of-class assignments, or group work. Yet it can be challenging to identify transparent and fair methods for grading student...

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

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

This workshop is intended for GSMs, Faculty GSI Coordinators, or Teaching Consultants. In this interactive workshop,...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 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...
Digging Deeper: Enhancing Your Community-Based Teaching
Wed, 03/20/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Are you looking to enhance your community-engaged learning and teaching? Would you like to connect with other community-based learning practitioners? This workshop, co-led by staff from LSA’s Office of Community-Engaged Academic Learning...

Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

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....

Evaluating Student Writing
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 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...

Facilitating Classroom Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Mon, 01/28/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This introductory workshop is geared toward first-time instructors in the Social Sciences and Humanities and will focus on strategies for enhancing the quality of classroom discussions. During the session, participants will consider how...

Facilitating Discussions of Research Literature in STEM Courses
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 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...

Five-part Diversity and Inclusive Teaching Seminar
Tue, 01/29/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue, 02/12/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B3 CRLT Seminar Series

The Diversity and Inclusive Teaching (DIT) Seminar is co-developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) and The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR), with support from Rackham Graduate School and IGR. In this five...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Each semester, we offer this foundational session as well as workshops on specialized topics in inclusive teaching. This session will be especially useful for faculty and GSIs who are relatively new to thinking deliberately about...

Introduction to Engaged Design: Developing Community-Based Learning Courses
Thu, 02/21/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Have you been thinking about developing a new course that integrates community engagement? Would you like to learn how to best transform an existing course into a community-based learning course? In this session, co-led by staff from LSA’s...

Making the Most of Hot Moments in the Classroom
Thu, 02/28/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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...

Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research: An Online Workshop
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:01am - Sun, 01/27/2019 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Mentoring plays an important role in acculturating students to a discipline. Furthermore, research has shown that women, first-generation college students, and those from historically underrepresented groups derive particularly benefit from...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 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 workshop is designed to give GSMs, GSICs, ETCs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and...

Organize, Streamline, and Simplify: Teaching Efficiently With Technology
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

In this interactive session, we will discuss some of the common challenges of being a GSI and share technology resources that can help you overcome them. Possible topics covered will include

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Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Fri, 01/04/2019 - 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...

Teaching Innovation Poster Fair
Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Other

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At this poster session, STEM faculty and graduate student instructors will...

The Science of Learning
Mon, 01/28/2019 - 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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In this workshop, we will summarize key findings on how people...

What's at Stake: Instructor Identities in the R&E Classroom (focus on white instructors)
Fri, 03/15/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop will examine the intersections and dynamics of instructor identities in classrooms that critically engage issues of race, ethnicity, and inequity. With a particular focus on the experiences of white identified faculty and GSIs,...

Writing a Diversity Statement
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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...

Writing and Grading Multiple Choice Exams: An Online Workshop
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 12:01am - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 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 multiple choice questions...