Upcoming Events

Download a calendar with all of our Spring 2015 programming here, or by individual month (January, February, March, April).


Title Date Category Audience Description
Contemplative Pedagogy Inquiry Group 3/30/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

The Contemplative Pedagogy Inquiry Group is an open collection of faculty, coming together semi-weekly to collegially support each other’s interest in trying various contemplative pedagogy activities.

The Co-op Course Visualized: Integrating Curricular Revisions through Graphic Syllabi 3/30/2015 Workshops Co-Op

In this workshop, intended for co-op faculty, attendees will engage in a series of activities to develop a graphic representation of this knowledge organization in their co-op courses.

Leading Effective Discussions Online 3/31/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, participants will consider strategies for conducting online discussions and examine several discussion rubrics that can provide both formative guidance for discussions and processes for evaluating the quality of discussions.

Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy 4/1/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this workshop, we will explore the reflective and practical benefits of various forms of teaching philosophies and discuss sample statements.

How Can We Get Students to Read Academic Texts at a Deeper Level? 4/2/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session we will be discussing a study of the ways in which students read scholarly texts and connect (or fail to connect) the information to their experiences and prior knowledge.

Grading for Feedback and Efficiency 4/6/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for grading and delivering feedback that promote clarity and consistency, are sensitive to time constraints, and reflect the concept of scaffolding students to greater levels of mastery.

Online Course Design Orientation & Consultation Program: April Session 4/6/2015 Workshops Online

The program, administered online, applies research-based learning principles to online teaching and learning and provides the opportunity for faculty to develop a vision and framework for an online course.

Co-op Teaching Exchange: Preparing Students for Guided Inquiries 4/6/2015 Teaching Exchange Co-Op

Come together with other Co-op coordinators to exchange ideas for signaling to students what they’ll get out of the guided inquiry process and how to best embed guided inquiry preparation into your Co-op course.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 4/7/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

The Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group is an open collection of faculty, coming together semi-weekly to collegially support each other’s interest in trying various flipped classroom activities.

Facilitating Online Courses: April Session, Day 1 4/7/2015 Workshops Online

As a follow-up to our online course design orientation program, the Center is offering a two-session program for faculty who teach online.

Microteaching: Improve Your Teaching through Practice and Feedback 4/9/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this workshop, participants each teach an 8- to 10-minute lesson to the group, after which they reflect on their own lesson and participate in a constructive feedback discussion about the experience.

The Co-op Course Visualized: Integrating Curricular Revisions through Graphic Syllabi 4/9/2015 Workshops Co-Op

In this workshop, intended for co-op faculty, attendees will engage in a series of activities to develop a graphic representation of this knowledge organization in their co-op courses.

Teaching & Learning with Technology Inquiry Group 4/10/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

This Spring, the Center will convene faculty interested in an ongoing conversation about how digital technologies can enhance classroom teaching and learning.

Facilitating Online Courses: April Session, Day 2 4/10/2015 Workshops Online

As a follow-up to our online course design orientation program, the Center is offering a two-session program for faculty who teach online.

Honors Education Inquiry Group 4/13/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

The Honors Education Inquiry Group is an open collection of faculty who are interested in or currently teaching Honors courses.

Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group 4/14/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

The Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group is an opportunity for ongoing conversation and exploration about the world of online learning.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 4/21/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

The Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group is an open collection of faculty, coming together semi-weekly to collegially support each other’s interest in trying various flipped classroom activities.