Upcoming Events

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Event Dates Short Description
Leading Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This introductory workshop for GSIs in the social sciences and humanities presents active learning strategies aimed at improving discussions in the classroom. Workshop participants will acquire a toolbox of strategies for planning and...

It’s Time for Action: Generating an Active Learning Plan
Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

To register for this seminar please click here. 

Creating a plan to engage students in active learning can be...

Let's Make a Screencast
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop, will be providing a basic overview of the screencasting software Kaltura Capture, followed by a hands-on opportunity to practice creating your own screencast. Screencasting is a method of capturing both audio and visual...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Thu, 09/26/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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...

Using Technology to Engage Students in Large Courses
Thu, 10/03/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

In this workshop, participants will consider and discuss various approaches to engaging students in large lecture courses, focusing on active learning strategies and how the integration of technology can support and enhance the use of such...

FCI Seminar Series: Examining the Relationships between Constructions of Knowledge, Pedagogy, and Advancing Inclusion Across the Disciplines
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Due to a large number of registrants, the location has been changed to the Michigan League Henderson Room (3rd...

Teaching for Inclusion and Equity
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Research shows that student learning is enhanced when instructors put thought and action into creating environments that are inclusive of students across a range of backgrounds and identities. How can instructors deliberately cultivate...

Principles and Practices of Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop will introduce anti-racist pedagogy as an effective framework for instructors teaching about race and racial inequity. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the history, goals, and fundamental principles of...

Making Teamwork Work
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

To register for this seminar please click here. 

Effective use of groups in the classroom can increase student learning...

Flipped Instruction: Engaging Students Inside and Outside the Classroom
Wed, 10/23/2019 - 12:01am - Wed, 10/30/2019 - 8:00am
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate Other

This workshop will incorporate flipped instruction using online and face-to-face components that will provide a practical learning experience and instructional strategies for instructors wishing to implement flipped classroom...

Accessibility in Large Courses
Wed, 10/23/2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Large courses present particular challenges for designing accessible learning environments that effectively anticipate a range of student bodies, minds, and learning needs. In this workshop, faculty will consider several principles of universal...

Using Digital Tools to Facilitate Student Collaboration
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

Please bring a charged device with you if you would like to explore the digital tools discussed during the session.

In this interactive session, participants will learn about and engage with digital...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times
Mon, 11/04/2019 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

To register for this seminar please click here. 

Hateful graffiti, travel bans, mass shootings, threatening emails:...

Applying Principles of Transparency in Classroom Discussions
Mon, 11/04/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

What are the purposes of class discussion in your courses? What do you (or can you) use discussions to help students learn? How do you communicate to students your expectations around their participation in discussion -- and why is it important...

Networking Lunch for GSMs and Faculty GSI Coordinators
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orienation training. 

This lunch program provides a great opportunity for Graduate Student Mentors (GSMs) and others who directly support GSI...

FCI Seminar Series: Building a Change Ecosystem: Leveraging the Institution to Improve STEM Education
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Considerable evidence has been collected which highlights the benefits of active learning in STEM instruction with recent studies highlighting that a student-centered classroom may provide disproportionate benefits for underrepresented students....

FCI Seminar Series: Exploring How Cultural Identity Influences STEM Identity & Retention
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Due to a large number of registrants, the location has been changed to the Michigan League Koessler Room (3rd Floor, 911 N. University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)

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Facilitating Group Work to Maximize Learning
Wed, 11/20/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 Other

GSI-led labs and discussion sections often make use of groups to enhance students' learning. Group work is a powerful pedagogical technique, but it is also easy for students to be marginalized and disengaged during group activities. The role...

Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why? [Online Workshop]
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:01am - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Student participation factors into many instructional approaches, whether through discussion, presentations, in- and out-of-class assignments, or group work. Yet it can be challenging to identify transparent and fair methods for grading...

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orienation training. This session is intended for individuals who will be facilitating practice teaching sessions at a CRLT or department teaching...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orientation training.

This workshop is intended for GSMs, Faculty GSI Coordinators, or Teaching Consultants. In this interactive workshop,...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

This session does NOT count for GSIs looking to make up missed orientation training.

This workshop is designed to give GSMs, GSICs, ETCs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and...