Upcoming Events

Download a calendar with all of our Summer 2015 programming here, or by individual month (May, JuneJuly, August)


Title Date Category Audience Description
Learning through Oral Presentations: Preparation, Delivery, and Feedback 7/6/2015 Workshops All-Campus

Building on the first of these two sessions, we will explore ways to help students prepare for and deliver more effective oral presentations that go beyond adhering to the stipulated time limit.

(GRAD) Designing and Teaching a Course, Part 2: Designing and Evaluating Assessments 7/8/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this second of four sessions, we will discuss strategies for aligning learning outcomes with assessments, choosing appropriate types of assessments, and evaluating assessments.

Activating the “Inner Teacher” in Your Students: Integrating their Experiential Learning Lessons into Your Class 7/14/2015 Workshops All-Campus

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

How Can Contemplative Pedagogy Improve STEM and Medicine Disciplines? 7/16/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss an article that describes the growing prominence of contemplative practices in education and the evidence of their effectiveness.

Using Learning Analytics to Inform and Improve Your Teaching Practice 7/17/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, we will discuss the various ways that learning analytics are currently being used and identify ways that they may be helpful to you in your own teaching practice.

(GRAD) Designing and Teaching a Course, Part 3: Choosing Instructional Methods 7/22/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this third of four sessions, we will explore a variety of instructional methods and the learning outcomes that they can support.

Course Design Institute: Integrating Undergraduate Research (Day 1) 7/23/2015 Course Design Institute All-Campus

This CDI is focused specifically on incorporating course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs), studies of which have shown significant increases in student-reported learning gains on a wide range of topics.

Course Design Institute: Integrating Undergraduate Research (Day 2) 7/24/2015 Course Design Institute All-Campus

This CDI is focused specifically on incorporating course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs), studies of which have shown significant increases in student-reported learning gains on a wide range of topics.

Retreat Follow-up: Campus-wide Co-op Teaching Exchanges 7/28/2015 Teaching Exchange Co-Op

These sessions are designed to bring Co-op faculty members from across the institution together to share ideas and get support from their colleagues as they plan the coming semester.

Course Design Institute: Teaching Fundamentals (Day 1) 7/30/2015 Course Design Institute All-Campus

This CDI can serve as either an introductory session or a refresher for teaching fundamentals such as giving effective lectures, leading class discussions, creating appropriate assignments, and grading efficiently.

Course Design Institute: Teaching Fundamentals (Day 2) 7/31/2015 Course Design Institute All-Campus

This CDI can serve as either an introductory session or a refresher for teaching fundamentals such as giving effective lectures, leading class discussions, creating appropriate assignments, and grading efficiently.

Supporting You and Your Students: Strategies for Working Productively with Your TA 8/3/2015 Workshops All-Campus

Through case studies and other activities, we will discuss strategies for setting expectations, communicating and coordinating during a course, and giving feedback.

(GRAD) Designing and Teaching a Course, Part 4: Planning the First Day of Class 8/5/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this last of four sessions, we will explore ways in which you can communicate the learning outcomes, assessments, and instructional methods for the course.

Why Can Perceptions and Implementations of Peer Assessment Dramatically Differ? 8/6/2015 Research Now All-Campus

At this session, we’ll discuss a study of teachers’ and students’ perceptions of peer assessment compared to actual practice.

(GRAD) Microteaching Workshop: Improve Your Teaching through Practice and Feedback 8/10/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

In this workshop, each participant teaches an 8- to 10-minute “microlesson” while the other participants roleplay as students.

Syllabus Design: Setting Up Your Course for Learning (Part 1) 8/11/2015 Workshops All-Campus

In this workshop, we will discuss differences among types of syllabi and how a learner-centered syllabus can get your course off to a good start by establishing expectations, reflecting learning outcomes, and touching on the seven principles of learning.

Syllabus Design: Setting Up Your Course for Learning (Part 2) 8/11/2015 Workshops All-Campus

Participants in this workshop will discuss the benefits and different approaches to developing graphic syllabi across disciplines.

Retreat Follow-up: Campus-wide Co-op Teaching Exchanges 8/13/2015 Teaching Exchange Co-Op

These sessions are designed to bring Co-op faculty members from across the institution together to share ideas and get support from their colleagues as they plan the coming semester.

(GRAD) Promoting Learning in Lab: Strategies for Preparing, Facilitating, and Adapting 8/13/2015 Workshops Graduate Students

We will discuss strategies that you can use to prepare for and facilitate effective lab classes efficiently and effectively, and participants will apply and adapt these strategies in discussions of mini-case studies.

Retreat Follow-up: Campus-wide Co-op Teaching Exchanges 8/25/2015 Teaching Exchange Co-Op

These sessions are designed to bring Co-op faculty members from across the institution together to share ideas and get support from their colleagues as they plan the coming semester.

Facilitating Online Courses 8/26/2015 Workshops Online

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

Facilitating Online Courses 9/3/2015 Workshops Online

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