Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Each semester, we offer this foundational session as well as workshops on specialized topics in inclusive teaching. This session will be especially useful for faculty who are relatively new to thinking deliberately about inclusive teaching...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Research on teaching and learning highlights the importance of an explicitly inclusive classroom climate for student learning. This includes the value of learning collaboratively with diverse peers and the benefits of intentionally connecting...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy: An Online Workshop
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:01am - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 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 ...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn and practice techniques for consulting with GSIs on their teaching, including interpreting and discussing student ratings. In addition to providing time for practice and reflection,...

Facilitating Classroom Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This introductory workshop provides an opportunity for GSIs in the Social Sciences and Humanities to learn about active learning strategies aimed at improving discussions in the classroom. Through a series of group activities, participants will...

Teaching at U-M as an International Lecturer
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop is designed to give international lecturers an introduction to teaching at U-M. Participants will hear from experienced lecturers and learn about a range of pedagogical resources available to them. In...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is designed to give GSMs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and collecting student feedback. Using role plays and interactive activities, participants will learn how to set up classroom visits,...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate...

Consulting on Teaching Philosophies
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is designed to give participants a framework for evaluating and consulting with GSIs on the development of their statement of teaching philosophy. Using examples and the CRLT rubric, participants will have the opportunity to...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 1)
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Writing a Diversity Statement
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Increasingly, employers are interested in how prospective employees will contribute to organizational goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a result, many academic employers have begun to request a diversity statement as part of the...

It’s Time for Action: Generating an Active Learning Plan
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Creating a plan to engage students in active learning can be challenging. In this workshop, you will learn about a variety of active learning techniques then begin to formulate a plan for implementing active learning in your own course.

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Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 interactive session, we will discuss research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements, examine sample...
Creating Accessible Learning Environments
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Students bring a diversity of needs to our classroom. Teaching with accessibility in mind can help us include and accommodate them all. In this session you will learn how to incorporate inclusive teaching principles and practices that promote...

Active Learning Laboratory: Advanced Practice Teaching
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 5:45pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 5:45pm - 8:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering

This session offers an opportunity to practice active learning techniques by presenting a lesson to a small peer group. In advance, participants review short online videos about active learning. Then, participants plan and deliver a 10-minute...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 2)
Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate...

Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding to Student Microaggressions
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 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, identifying...

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces
Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive workshop explores strategies to facilitate meaningful academic exchanges with students and colleagues in digital spaces. Through a series of activities, participants will consider issues of privacy, copyright, accessibility...

Perspectives on Teaching: A Faculty Panel
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Get answers to your questions and discuss a variety of teaching concerns including how to get students actively involved in class, deal with disruptive students, work effectively in instructional teams, and teach effectively in different class...

Teaching the Whole Student: Integrating Heart, Mind, and Spirit in Our Pedagogy
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

A panel of authors from the recently published book, Teaching the Whole Student: Engaged Learning with Heart, Mind, and Spirit (Stylus Press), representing LSA (IGR, MCSP, PiTE, Sociology, Sweetland), SEAS, Social Work (CASC...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 2)
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Teaching to Retain Students in Engineering: What Can GSIs Do?
Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Research suggests that individual instructors play a key role in retaining a diverse engineering student body. In this workshop, you will learn specific classroom strategies and teaching behaviors that improve student success as well as hear...

Teaching with Technology: Incorporating Digital Media
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive workshop will offer an overview of various digital media-related technologies (e.g., Jing, YouTube, MiVideo) that can be used as pedagogical tools in-and-outside the classroom and perhaps even in the production of...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Fri, 11/03/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

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...

Motivating Engineering Students: Strategies to Increase Engagement
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Are your students off-task, apathetic, or absent? Do you want to stimulate their intellectual curiosity? In this interactive workshop, you will identify specific teaching strategies to better engage and motivate your students.

...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 3)
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 3)
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Sharing Our Work: Key Insights from Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (strolling lunch & poster session)
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Learn about the wide range of projects sponsored by the Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (FCIT) initiative during the 2016-17 academic year. Featured projects, from seven U-M schools and colleges, include a series of workshops and...

Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:01am - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Workshop goals
In this online workshop, you will learn about evidence-based practices for designing effective tests and exams. Specifically, you will:

  • reflect upon the goals of exams in relation to other...
Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Mon, 12/04/2017 - 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....

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 4)
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Gameful learning is a pedagogical approach that takes inspiration from how good games function and applies that to the design of learning environments. Gameful is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 4)
Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate...

Consulting with GSIs
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn and practice techniques for consulting with GSIs on their teaching, including interpreting and discussing student ratings. In addition to providing time for practice and reflection,...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This workshop is designed to give GSMs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and collecting student feedback. Using role plays and interactive activities, participants will learn how to set up classroom visits,...