Upcoming Events

Download a calendar with all of our Summer 2017 events here, or by individual month (May, June, July, August).


Title Date Time Audience Format Description
Advancing Student Learning with ePortfolios 6/5/2017 All Faculty/Post-Docs, Graduate Students Workshop Intensive Online

In this three-week online workshop intensive, which includes live online sessions, you will have an opportunity to plan and receive feedback on your ideas for integrating portfolio work into your students’ learning.

(GRAD) Teachable Moments: Leveraging Biases as Learning Opportunities 6/6/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This workshop intensive will help graduate students and post-docs leverage these uncomfortable occasions and transform them into teachable moments for both students and themselves.

Implementing the SAIL Framework in Co-op (REGISTRATION CLOSED) 6/8/2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Co-op Faculty Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore how application of the SAIL framework may be manifested in the courses that you teach, across co-op courses, and in individual teaching contexts.

Fostering Intellectual Agility through Mindfulness in the Classroom 6/20/2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs, Graduate Students Workshop

Participants in this workshop will consider the rapidly-expanding body of research into mindfulness practices relevant to the learning sciences and discuss ways to adapt these practices to fit with our course content and disciplinary ways of thinking and learning.

Helping Students Identify and Leverage their Strengths 6/29/2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Workshop

During this workshop, we will explore the “Values in Action” (VIA) Character Strengths inventory, and its use in the career development and Co-op search process.

Team-Based Learning: Group Work That Works 7/7/2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM All Faculty/Post-Docs Workshop

In this workshop, we will learn about Team-Based Learning (TBL) by experiencing it, exploring the structural flaw in most traditional forms of group work and the four practical elements that make TBL so powerfully-effective.

Motivating Your Students (and Yourself) through Student Feedback Teams 7/12/2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Workshop

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

Teaching Exchange: “Designing your Life” 7/13/2017 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Co-op Faculty Teaching Exchange

In this Teaching Exchange, participants will share their own insights and brainstorm Co-op class applications of the tools provided in the “Designing your Life” book.

Teachable Moments: Leveraging Biases as Learning Opportunities 7/24/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This workshop intensive will help faculty members leverage these uncomfortable occasions and transform them into teachable moments for both students and themselves.

(GRAD) Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy 7/31/2017 Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive 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 and exchange feedback on their statements.

Integrating Course Content and Real-World Skills Through Authentic Projects 8/1/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

In this workshop intensive, participants will learn strategies for analyzing course content in order to identify relevant projects that achieve course learning outcomes and create impactful learning experiences.

(GRAD) Communicating Your Research in the Classroom – Part 1 8/1/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This four-part, hands-on workshop series gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills to present complex research in a classroom context.

(GRAD) Communicating Your Research in the Classroom – Part 2 8/2/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This four-part, hands-on workshop series gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills to present complex research in a classroom context.

(GRAD) Communicating Your Research in the Classroom – Part 3 8/3/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This four-part, hands-on workshop series gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills to present complex research in a classroom context.

Teachable Moments: Leveraging Biases as Learning Opportunities 8/4/2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Staff/Administrators Workshop Intensive

This workshop will help participants consider how implicit biases in particular might manifest in their own contexts, as well as how they might transform these uncomfortable occasions into more inclusive and constructive interactions.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching – Day 1 8/7/2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Course Design Institute

This four-day, hands-on Course Design Institute will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, to leverage research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

(GRAD) Communicating Your Research in the Classroom – Part 4 8/8/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Graduate Students/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This four-part, hands-on workshop series gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills to present complex research in a classroom context.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching – Day 2 8/8/2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Course Design Institute

This four-day, hands-on Course Design Institute will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, to leverage research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching – Day 3 8/9/2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Course Design Institute

This four-day, hands-on Course Design Institute will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, to leverage research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Teaching – Day 4 8/10/2017 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Course Design Institute

This four-day, hands-on Course Design Institute will provide an opportunity for participants to create or redesign an entire course, or major parts of it, to leverage research-based practices to enhance teaching and learning.

Facilitating Online Courses 8/24/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Faculty/Post-Docs Workshop Intensive

This in-person session is appropriate 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.