Upcoming Events

The Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research’s (CATLR) summer events are designed for all educators including all faculty, staff, administrators, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students. All in-person events take place in 215 Snell Library.

Download a copy of the CATLR Summer Brochure here.


Title Date Time Audience Format Description
Leveraging Students’ Motivations in Designing Learning Experiences: Research and Practice 6/19/2018 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM All Educators Workshop

Participants in this workshop will come away with an understanding of how to design learning experiences with intrinsic motivation as a developmental end point and how doing so may create both productive dissonances and destructive harmonies in their learning environments.

Intro to SAIL, Part 2: Putting It into Action 6/20/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM All Educators Workshop

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

Sharing Your Opportunities with Learners 6/22/2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM All Educators Workshop

This hands-on workshop equips participants with ideas for making learners aware of opportunities, as well as support and guidance for entering and publishing learning opportunities through the SAIL platform.

Cultivating Self-Authorship with Your Learners 7/10/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to explain the process and value of self-authorship to learners and implement practical methods for cultivating it in the learners with whom they work.

Creating a Student-Centered Syllabus 7/11/2018 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM All Educators Quick Bite

In this one-hour Quick Bite, explore how to represent your course design decisions in your syllabus using transparency and tone to motivate your students.

SAIL Educator Exchange: Global Mindset 7/12/2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM All Educators Educator Exchange

This educator exchange focuses on the Global Mindset dimension of the SAIL framework.

Intro to SAIL, Part 1: Vision, Goals, and You 7/16/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Educators Workshop

This workshop (the first of a two-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.

Writing Your Teaching Statement, Part 1: Getting Started 7/17/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

In the first session, participants will be introduced to elements of an effective teaching statement, and then engage in activities designed to kick-start the writing process.

Intro to SAIL, Part 2: Putting It into Action 7/17/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Educators Workshop

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

Sharing Your Opportunities with Learners 7/18/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM All Educators Workshop

This hands-on workshop equips participants with ideas for making learners aware of opportunities, as well as support and guidance for entering and publishing learning opportunities through the SAIL platform.

Learning Essentials 7/25/2018 All Educators Workshop, Workshop Intensive Online

This online workshop combines interactive, scenario-based modules and online discussion among participants to explore fundamental principles that impact learning.

Developing Rubrics for Effective and Efficient Grading 7/26/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

Designed for those who have little to no 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.

Designing Authentic Assignments 7/30/2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM All Educators Workshop

This workshop provides a framework for designing authentic assignments that map to course goals, structuring work to support learners’ success, and assessing results.

Writing Your Teaching Statement, Part 2: Draft Feedback 7/31/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

In the second session, participants will share working drafts of their statements, offer each other feedback and suggestions, and further refine their statements.

Applying Design Thinking to Foster Flexibility in Students’ Career Pathways 8/1/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn more about the design thinking model and its intersections with the SAIL framework, share their own insights and perspectives, and brainstorm practical applications of design thinking in their work with students.

Integrating the Social Consciousness and Commitment Dimension in SAIL 8/9/2018 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM All Educators Workshop

Through this discussion-based session, explore the Social Consciousness and Commitment (Civic) dimension of the SAIL framework, including what it looks like in practice and how educators can support learner development in this area.

SAIL Educator Exchange: Well-Being 8/17/2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM All Educators Educator Exchange

This educator exchange focuses on fostering the Well-Being dimension of the SAIL framework.