Upcoming Events


Title Date Time Audience Theme Format Description
Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 9/14/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

Discussions that Work: Engaging Structures and Practical Facilitation Moves 9/15/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

Participants in this session will experience different discussion structures and reflect upon when and how to use them best.

Building on Students’ Prior Experiences 9/19/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Teaching Exchange

This week, participants will be sharing ways they help their students connect prior learning (from previous courses, Co-ops, or other experiences) to current courses in order to enhance students’ motivation.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 9/20/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Building on Students’ Prior Experiences (Consultation Hours) 9/23/2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Consultation Hours

This week, a CATLR learning scientist is available to meet with you one-on-one about ways to build on your students’ prior experiences in your course.

(GRAD) Working One-on-One with Students 9/23/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about strategies for scaffolding and giving feedback on students’ learning, as well as consider proactive and reactive strategies for common challenges.

Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 9/28/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

Academically Productive Online Discussions 9/29/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Workshop

Participants will investigate the dimensions and markers of productive discourse, be introduced to a discussion planning process, and have an opportunity to design or revise a discussion-based assignment.

Effective Group Work 10/3/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Teaching Exchange

This week, participants will be discussing group work and how to make it effective.

(GRAD) Making the Most of Student Feedback 10/3/2016 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about different methods for collecting, analyzing, and responding to feedback and begin making a plan to collect feedback.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 10/4/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Effective Group Work (Consultation Hours) 10/7/2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Consultation Hours

This week, a CATLR learning scientist is available to meet with you one-on-one about effective group work.

Advancing Student Learning with ePortfolios 10/11/2016 All Faculty/Post-Docs Integrating Learning Workshop Intensive Online

This three-week online workshop provides an introduction to ePortfolio “big ideas,” pedagogical practices, and exemplars. Participants will plan and receive feedback on a portfolio-enhanced learning experience.

(GRAD) Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy 10/11/2016 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about the common characteristics of this document, discuss sample statements, and begin brainstorming for their own statements.

Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 10/12/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

In-Class Activities for Deeper Learning 10/14/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Workshop

This workshop explains how to facilitate these processes and achieve deeper, more motivated learning through “inductive” in-class activities.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 10/18/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Mentoring Practices for Student and Faculty Success 10/19/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

This workshop will dispel the mystery around effective mentoring practices and provide a venue for self-assessing, sharing, and planning approaches to developing mutually beneficial relationships between faculty and students.

Facilitating Online Courses: Online Session 10/24/2016 All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Workshop Intensive Online

As a follow-up to our Online Course Design Orientation Program, this two-week asynchronous online course is appropriate for faculty who are new to online teaching, as well as experienced online instructors who want to enhance their practice.

Taking the Pulse of Your Class: Midterm Student Feedback 10/24/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Teaching Exchange

This week, participants will be discussing strategies for gathering, interpreting, and using student feedback early enough in the semester to apply it.

Enhancing Service-Learning Through Problem- and Project-Based Learning (PBL) Approaches 10/25/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about specific features of PBL that can be applied—entirely or incrementally—to enhance student learning and motivation in service-learning courses.

(GRAD) Crafting Your Teaching Portfolio 10/25/2016 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about common types of materials and begin identifying materials and a narrative for their own portfolios.

Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 10/26/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

Taking the Pulse of Your Class: Midterm Student Feedback (Consultation Hours) 10/28/2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Consultation Hours

This week, a CATLR learning scientist is available to meet with you one-on-one about Midterm Student Feedback.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 11/1/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Incorporating Writing-to-Learn Activities 11/2/2016 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about and experience several types of writing-to-learn activities and adapt an activity for their own teaching.

Using Student Responses to Co-op Guided Inquiries to Inform Teaching Practices 11/3/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Teaching Exchange

This Teaching Exchange provides Co-op faculty across campus with an opportunity to discuss how their students’ responses can inform their teaching practices in and out of the classroom.

Demonstrating Teaching Effectiveness: Beyond TRACE Scores 11/7/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Teaching Exchange

This week, participants will be discussing ideas for documenting your teaching in order to communicate the impact of your practice.

(GRAD) Teaching in Times of Tragedy 11/7/2016 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this workshop, we will discuss how we can address these tragedies in our classrooms in ways that are supportive and meaningful.

Preparing Students for Global Co-op Placements 11/8/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Teaching Exchange

This Teaching Exchange provides Co-op faculty across campus with an opportunity to share how they prepare students for global Co-op placements.

Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 11/9/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

Demonstrating Teaching Effectiveness: Beyond TRACE Scores (Consultation Hours) 11/10/2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Consultation Hours

This week, a CATLR learning scientist is available to meet with you one-on-one about Demonstrating Teaching Effectiveness.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 11/15/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Strategies for Integrating Service-Learning with Academic Learning 11/15/2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn how to map course learning outcomes to NU community partners’ initiatives for robust learning and impactful experiences.

Teaching for Critical Thinking 11/17/2016 11:45 AM - 1:!5 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

In this workshop, we will use Halpern’s four-part “teaching for critical thinking” framework to structure our brainstorming and dialogue. At the end of this workshop, participants will have concrete takeaways to try in their classes.

Making the Most of the Last Day of Class 11/28/2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Teaching Exchange

This week, participants will discuss wrapping up a course in ways that are meaningful to you and your students.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 11/29/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group 11/30/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Inquiry Group Online

The Online Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing exploration of the world of online learning. This semester, this group will meet virtually in a synchronous online session.

Making the Most of the Last Day of Class (Consultation Hours) 12/2/2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Consultation Hours

This week, a CATLR learning scientist is available to meet with you one-on-one about making the most of the last day of class.

Using Peer-to-Peer Feedback in Co-op Courses to Enhance Student Learning 12/6/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

In this workshop for Co-op faculty, participants will explore using peer-to-peer feedback in a way that can not only be more time-efficient, but also enhance student learning so that students become self-directed learners.

Online Course Design Orientation Program: In-person Intensive (Day 1) 12/8/2016 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Workshop Intensive

Join CATLR learning scientists to explore how learning science principles apply to online learning and lay the foundation for your online course design. Activities in this program ask faculty to work on the design of a specific course.

Online Course Design Orientation Program: In-person Intensive (Day 2) 12/9/2016 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Workshop Intensive

Join CATLR learning scientists to explore how learning science principles apply to online learning and lay the foundation for your online course design. Activities in this program ask faculty to work on the design of a specific course.

Preparing Co-op Faculty Presentations that Engage the Audience, Part I 12/12/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

In this first workshop of a two-part series, Co-op faculty will explore multimedia design principles and active learning strategies that can be used to engage both professional conference audiences and students.

Contemplative Practices in the College Classroom 12/13/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Inquiry Group

This inquiry group is open to both those who are new to using mindfulness practices in the classroom and those who have already begun exploring them.

Facilitating Online Courses: In-person Session 12/15/2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Online Workshop

As a follow-up to our Online Course Design Orientation Program, this in-person session is appropriate for faculty who are new to online teaching, as well as experienced online instructors who want to enhance their practice.

Preparing Co-op Faculty Presentations that Engage the Audience, Part II 12/16/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

In this second of two workshops, Co-op faculty will have the opportunity to share and receive feedback from their colleagues and learning scientists on a presentation in which they have incorporated strategies from the first workshop.