Upcoming Events

Download a calendar with all of our Summer 2016 programming here, or by individual month (May, June, July, August).


Title Date Time Audience Theme Format Description
(GRAD) Active Learning (Part 3): Using Effective In-Class Demonstrations 6/1/2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

In this third workshop of a four-part series, participants will have the opportunity to draw on evidence-based strategies in order to rework their existing demonstrations and maximize their impact on student learning.

(GRAD) Active Learning (Part 4): Microteaching Capstone 6/15/2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop

As a capstone for the workshop series on active learning, participants have the opportunity to practice and get feedback on integrating active learning into their teaching.

(GRAD) Problem & Project-Based Learning: Learning by Doing (Part 1) 6/16/2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop Intensive

In this immersive workshop with team-based activities, participants will learn about PBL by doing PBL. As a result, participants will develop a solid understanding of PBL’s underlying theory as well as its strengths and challenges in various disciplines.

(GRAD) Problem & Project-Based Learning: Learning by Doing (Part 2) 6/23/2016 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop Intensive

In this immersive workshop with team-based activities, participants will learn about PBL by doing PBL. As a result, participants will develop a solid understanding of PBL’s underlying theory as well as its strengths and challenges in various disciplines.

Teaching for Critical Thinking 6/23/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore Halpern’s four-part framework of critical thinking skills through structured brainstorming and fertile dialogue.

Providing Feedback on Guided Inquiry Responses 6/24/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

In this workshop, Co-op faculty will engage with reflective writing from real students in order to discuss strategies for providing meaningful feedback both efficiently and effectively.

Creating a Space for Difficult Topics in the Classroom (Day 1) 7/7/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students, Teaching Essentials Workshop Intensive

In this two-day workshop intensive co-sponsored with the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service, participants will learn to facilitate a dialogue and will develop a plan to incorporate and integrate dialogue as an element of a future course.

Creating a Space for Difficult Topics in the Classroom (Day 2) 7/8/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students, Teaching Essentials Workshop Intensive

In this two-day workshop intensive co-sponsored with the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service, participants will learn to facilitate a dialogue and will develop a plan to incorporate and integrate dialogue as an element of a future course.

Providing Feedback on Co-op Student Learning Outcomes 7/11/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

This workshop will address the essential elements of learning outcome statements and how Co-op faculty can facilitate students’ drafting and revision processes.

Developing Rubrics for Effective and Efficient Grading 7/13/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

Designed for those who have no to little experience with developing a rubric, this workshop will walk participants through the steps of creating and using a rubric so that the grading process will be more learning-centered and efficient.

(GRAD) Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy 7/25/2016 Graduate Students/Post-Docs Graduate Students Workshop Online

During this two-week online experience, which will be facilitated asynchronously in Blackboard, participants will discuss the reflective and practical benefits of writing a statement, learn about the genre conventions of teaching statements, read and discuss sample statements, and write, receive feedback on, and revise their own statements.

Designing a Flipped or Hybrid Course (Day 1) 7/25/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Workshop Intensive

In this two-day workshop intensive, we will discuss various methods for leveraging the flipped and hybrid formats, explore several examples, and give participants opportunities to develop their own designs and materials.

Promoting Deep Learning in a Globally Diverse Classroom 7/26/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

This workshop will focus on ways to leverage aspects of our increasingly global classrooms—which at times might be perceived as challenges—to create deeper learning environments for all of our students.

Motivating Students (and Yourself) through Student Feedback Teams 7/28/2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop

In this workshop, we will discuss different structures for student feedback teams, their benefits for both students and faculty, and effective communication strategies.

Designing a Flipped or Hybrid Course (Day 2) 8/1/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Active Learning Workshop Intensive

In this two-day workshop intensive, we will discuss various methods for leveraging the flipped and hybrid formats, explore several examples, and give participants opportunities to develop their own designs and materials.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching (Day 1) 8/2/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop Intensive

This three-day, hands-on workshop intensive will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, using research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching (Day 2) 8/3/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop Intensive

This three-day, hands-on workshop intensive will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, using research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching (Day 3) 8/4/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Teaching Essentials Workshop Intensive

This three-day, hands-on workshop intensive will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, using research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Providing Feedback on Co-op Student Learning Outcomes 8/17/2016 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Co-op Workshop

This workshop will address the essential elements of learning outcome statements and how Co-op faculty can facilitate students’ drafting and revision processes.

Facilitating Online Courses 8/25/2016 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.