Upcoming Events


Title Date Time Audience Format Description
(GRAD) Academic Job Market Series: Diversity Statements that Align with Your Teaching 10/23/2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop

Participants will learn how to write effective diversity statements that articulate the ways in which their experiences, skills, and goals can contribute to toward the cultivation of inclusive learning environments.

Students as Makers 10/30/2017 All Faculty Workshop, Workshop Intensive Online

In this two week online workshop, facilitated via Blackboard, you will consider your priorities for engaging your students as makers, use those priorities as a lens for examining a diverse collection of maker assignments that could be adapted for use in your teaching, and plan a maker assignment for your students.

SAIL Part 1: Vision, Goals, and You 11/2/2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs, Staff/Administrators Workshop

This workshop (Part 1 of a 2-part series) provides participants with a basic introduction to what SAIL is, including an overview of the framework, goals for learners, and the vision for a university-wide rollout.

Talking through Challenging Moments 11/3/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs, Staff/Administrators Quick Bite, Workshop

In this session, participants will experience a process for facilitating respectful dialogue that they can use to help create a supportive, inclusive environment.

SAIL Part 2: Putting it Into Action 11/6/2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs, Staff/Administrators Workshop

This workshop (Part 2 of a 2-part series) provides participants with guidance on how to map learning opportunities (activities such as programs, events, research, service, employment, co-op, courses) to the SAIL framework in support of SAIL goals for learners.

Slow Teaching, Deep Learning: Contemplative Writing 11/8/2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs, Staff/Administrators Workshop

In this interactive session, participants will be guided through contemplative writing practices designed to foster inquiry and enhance the embodied process of learning, and consider how to fruitfully incorporate contemplative writing in their own pedagogical practice.

Learning Across Cultures: Benefitting from Student Diversity 11/16/2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM All Faculty, Graduate Students/Post-Docs, Staff/Administrators Workshop

In this interactive workshop, you will reflect on the value of working with diverse groups, especially international students, and consider strategies for tapping into their intercultural perspectives in order to improve their learning.

Facilitating Online Courses 11/27/2017 All Faculty Workshop, Workshop Intensive Online

This online, asynchronous workshop (facilitated via Blackboard) is designed for faculty who have developed an online course but are new to online teaching, as well as experienced online instructors who want to enhance their practice.

Developing Rubrics for Effective & Efficient Grading 11/28/2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Faculty 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.

Co-op: Leveraging the Experience of Students Back from Co-op 12/7/2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Educator Exchange

In this Educator Exchange, we will share specific ways that students who have returned from Co-op can contribute to the Co-op course, such as providing informal advice, serving on a panel, or even acting in a class leadership role across the semester.