Events Archive

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Format: 2017-08-19
Format: 2017-08-19
Event Dates Short Description
Strategies for Training New GSIs
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is an introduction to the various strategies that GSMs and GSI Coordinators can use during the training and development of GSIs. We will model and discuss the use of video, case studies, role plays, brainstorming, and other...

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

In a practice teaching session, instructors deliver informal lessons of five to twenty minutes to their peers. Participating instructors then offer each other feedback on their teaching while simultaneously reflecting on their own teaching....

Online Workshop: Research-Based Practices for College Teaching
Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:01am - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

In this online workshop, you will see examples of active learning at U-M, reflect on how these techniques could be applied in your own classroom, and engage with fellow graduate students to address any obstacles to implementing the techniques....

Online Workshop: Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Mon, 06/12/2017 - 12:01am - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:59pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this online workshop, you will learn about research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy ...

Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series - Closing Lunch: Engaging colleagues in conversations about inclusive teaching
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Everyone Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

If you plan to attend any of the Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan sessions, please also join us for this final lunch. This event will provide an opportunity to reflect upon key ideas and strategies we've gained through the series -- and to...

Dance & Dialogue: Human Contact and Democracy
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Everyone Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan
How can the body be a laboratory for examining dialogue, choice-making, roles and habits?  In this critical theory seminar/ interactive workshop, geared toward instructors of all disciplines, choreographer and U-M MFA alum...
Workshopping Your Inclusive Teaching Materials
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faculty Only Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session provides IT@M participants a structured opportunity to share and get feedback on teaching materials (e.g., syllabus elements, assignments, classroom activities) they are developing with inclusive teaching in mind. Working in small...

Designing Community-Based Learning Courses with Diverse Learners In Mind
Wed, 05/17/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Community-based learning (CBL) has important implications for the development of cross-cultural awareness and positively impacts campus climate as students, faculty and community members collaborate across differences. In this session co-...

Approaching Challenging Classroom Conversations: How to Build Dialogic Spaces Using Critical Appreciative Inquiry
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session offered by the Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) will focus on engaging challenging conversations about sensitive topics, particularly those that may involve strong political disagreements, identities, and social inequality. We...

Inclusive Strategies for Teaching with Writing
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session, sponsored by the LEO Anti-Racism Task Force, will help instructors who assign writing in courses across the curriculum to make the strategies we use for developing writing assignments, providing feedback, and coaching peer review...

Managing Emergent Crises in Diverse Student Teams
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Faculty Only Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Designing and supporting student teams can be tricky, especially when considering the range of identities, abilities, and personalities in our classrooms. Even so, research shows that when students learn alongside with diverse peers their teams...

Inclusive Course Design
Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

In this workshop, participants will explore inclusive teaching principles and strategies that can be applied to the course design process. Geared toward faculty from any discipline, this session will provide participants with an opportunity to...

Distress Signals: Supporting Students Facing Mental Health Challenges (CRLT Players)
Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This workshop asks instructors to consider their roles and responsibilities in supporting students who face mental health challenges. Built around a scenario that presents situations and dynamics teachers commonly encounter with their students...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Fri, 05/12/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Research shows that when students worry about fulfilling a negative stereotype related to certain social identities, it can hurt their learning (a phenomenon known as stereotype threat). Research also shows that an instructor’s beliefs...

Grading Matters: Inclusive Grading and Assessment
Thu, 05/11/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Faculty Only Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Testing and assessment practices influence much that happens in our classrooms. In this session, we will explore key findings from research on how assignment, testing, and grading practices can promote student motivation and foster learning for...

Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding to Student Microaggressions
Thu, 05/11/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This session focuses on ways faculty and GSIs, through their classroom teaching, can contribute to a welcoming campus climate for a diverse range of students at U-M. Specifically, participants will develop their skills for preventing,...

Understanding "Nontraditional" Student Experiences in and out of U-M classrooms (panel conversation)
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

This panel conversation will feature commentary and resources from individuals across the university who support the success of students with a diverse range of identities, backgrounds and experiences that may not be readily visible. This...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Classroom (for GSIs)
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

Much scholarship on teaching and learning provides insights about the importance of an explicitly inclusive classroom climate for student learning, the value of learning collaboratively with diverse peers, and the benefits of intentionally...

The Role of Institutional Agents in Promoting Equity & Inclusion in STEM Learning & Outcomes
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan

CRLT, CRLT in Engineering, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program are pleased to welcome Dr. Lindsey E. Malcom-Piqueux from the Center for Urban Education (CUE) at the University of Southern California. During this session,...

Broadening Participation in STEM: Research-Based Strategies for Institutions and Faculty
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:00am - 11:15am
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering

CRLT, CRLT in Engineering, and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program are pleased to welcome Dr. Lindsey E. Malcom-Piqueux from the Center for Urban Education (CUE) at the University of Southern California.

In this research...