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 1/26/2015 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.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 1/27/2015 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.

Clickers and Beyond: Student Engagement Platforms and Practices 1/29/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, participants will experience several kinds of “clicker” activities using different technologies: physical clickers, PollEverywhere web polling, and Learning Catalytics which is a new and robust online classroom response platform.

Online Course Design Orientation & Consultation Program: February Session 2/2/2015 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.

Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group 2/3/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

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

How Can We Put Students at the Center of the Assessment Process? 2/5/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session we will be discussing an article describing a “360 degree” assessment system that integrates self, peer and instructor feedback in order to enhance learning.

Bring Out the Best in Your Students: Positive Classroom Climate Techniques 2/5/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this workshop, we will examine factors that affect classroom climate as well as strategies that promote student buy-in and engagement.

Contemplative Pedagogy Inquiry Group 2/9/2015 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.

Co-op Faculty Focus Group: Integrating Co-op into the Classroom 2/9/2015 Focus Group Co-Op

We invite you to a lunch to explore leveraging the learning experiences students had while on co-op, collect practices and activities that we know about as a community…and perhaps envision some new ones.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 2/10/2015 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: February Session, Day 1 2/10/2015 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 2/11/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

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

Case Studies: Blending Authentic Issues and Engaging Activities 2/12/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, participants will move through a design process that links case-based teaching to the learning goals for a course, considers what preparation students may need, and how activities can be used to facilitate students’ engagement with the case.

Teaching & Learning with Technology Inquiry Group 2/13/2015 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: February Session, Day 2 2/13/2015 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.

Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group 2/17/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

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

Lecturing for Learning 2/17/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

Drawing on the research and strategies shared in this workshop, participants will plan a lecture that can meet learning goals for a particular topic or concept—whether in the context of a guest lecture, of a mini-lecture for a lab or recitation, or in their own course.

Do Students Perform Better in Online, Hybrid or Face-to-Face Courses? 2/19/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session we will be discussing a study on student learning outcomes and satisfaction in a course taught by the same instructor with the same materials in three different modes: online, hybrid and face-to-face.

Contemplative Pedagogy Inquiry Group 2/23/2015 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.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 2/24/2015 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.

What They Do Know Can Help You: Leveraging Students’ Experiential Learning Backgrounds in Class 2/26/2015 Workshops All-Campus

This workshop explores diverse ways that we can explicitly and actively help our students “bring experiential learning to class.”

Teaching & Learning with Technology Inquiry Group 2/27/2015 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.

Online Course Design Orientation & Consultation Program: March Session 3/2/2015 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.

Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group 3/3/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

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

Efficiently Responding to Student Writing 3/4/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, participants will consider the instructional implications of what research tells us about how we actually read, and what kind of feedback is actually useful to students.

What Are the Challenges Faced by Graduate Student Instructors and How Can We Help? 3/5/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session we will be discussing a qualitative study of the first-time teaching experience of graduate student instructors.

Co-op: All-day Materials Development Intensive 3/9/2015 Intensive Co-Op

This day is a chance for coordinators to convene, share materials they’ve developed and brainstorm new ones for their own courses.

Flipped Classroom Inquiry Group 3/10/2015 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.

Contemplative Pedagogy Inquiry Group 3/16/2015 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.

Facilitating Online Courses: March Session, Day 1 3/16/2015 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.

Online Teaching & Learning Inquiry Group 3/17/2015 Inquiry Groups Online

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

Facilitating Online Courses: March Session, Day 2 3/18/2015 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.

How Can We Call Faculty to Action to Incorporate Evidence-Based Teaching Innovation for Curricular Improvement? 3/19/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session, we will be discussing a case-study of Northeastern’s own Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences (formerly Pharmacy Practice), which implemented an initiative for faculty to incorporate an evidence-based teaching innovation into their classes.

Honors Education Inquiry Group 3/19/2015 Inquiry Groups All-Campus

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

Co-op: Case-Study Development Lunch 3/20/2015 Teaching Exchange Co-Op

Join other coordinators at this lunch to learn about the scenarios they use and contribute your own to a central repository from which all Co-op courses will be able to draw.

Grading for Feedback and Efficiency 3/23/2015 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.

Co-op Teaching Exchange: Preparing Students for Guided Inquiries 3/23/2015 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 3/24/2015 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.

Take Your Rubric from “Good” to “Great”—Progressive Refinement and Blackboard Tools 3/26/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, we will consider various types of rubrics and learn a step-by-step process to create and improve their rubrics through progressive refinement.

Teaching & Learning with Technology Inquiry Group 3/27/2015 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.

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.

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.

Conference for Advancing Evidence-Based Teaching 5/5/2015 Collaborative Initiatives All-Campus

This conference will highlight Northeastern’s own faculty who approach their teaching with a spirit of inquiry and have the desire to share what they learn with their colleagues.