Upcoming Events

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To view all events in the Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan (SLAM) series, click here.
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Event Dates Short Description
Teaching Is Not Learning
Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Many instructors feel they have “done their jobs” when they have covered all the course material. But did students learn? In fact, have the instructors done anything that a good book or video could not have done in their place? From...

Engaging the World From Your Classroom
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

The purpose of this event is to highlight efforts on campus to provide significant global experiences for students in the context of their coursework, providing faculty with the opportunity to share their experiences and to encourage campus...

Next Steps with IT
Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This is a hands-on session showcasing 4 technologies (Piazza, M+Box, Google Drive, and blogging) that GSIs might use in their classrooms. We'll start off with mini-intros/pitches for each of the technologies. Next, we'll have two segments...

SLAM: The Stats 250 E2Coach Project: What did we do? What did we learn?
Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan
In this session, Brenda Gunderson and Omar Chavez describe how they implemented E2Coach, a tailored communication system, in Statistics 250. Because of the size of the course and the on-line resources already in use in this course...
Are They "Getting It"? Low-Stakes Ways to Assess Student Learning
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Classroom assessment techniques (CATs) are quick and useful ways to gather information on what, how much, and how well students learn. Instructors can use the data to create more effective learning environments. Participants in this session will...

CRLT Players: (dis)Ability in the Classroom
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

In this session, the CRLT Players present a series of trigger vignettes designed to provoke conversation around a range of issues related to student disabilities in college classrooms.  Following the performance of each vignette,...

Teaching With Technology: How Can I Include All Students?
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop will explore the interface of technology and inclusive teaching. Participants will discuss the inadvertent assumptions about students' bodies and resources often implicit in assignments and classroom activities using technology...

SLAM: Evidence that Class Participation Affects Student Outcomes
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan
In this session, Perry Samson, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences will discuss his analysis of data gathered in his Extreme Weather course through the LectureTools platform.  Preliminary analyses have identified relationships...
What Do I Do Now? Strategies for Handling Sticky Situations with Students
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Student instructors face many teaching-related challenges that may be difficult to handle. This workshop will provide strategies for overcoming common challenges as well as an opportunity to discuss the not-so-common “sticky”...

SLAM: Education without States
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan
Throughout the twentieth century most educational data were produced and analyzed with government patronage, with the resulting knowledge defined as a public good for the improvement of citizens, workers and policies. Very recently,...
Learning Community on Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B3 CRLT Seminar Series

CRLT is hosting a learning community to support participants engaged in the “Evidence-based Undergraduate STEM Teaching” MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offered through Coursera in fall 2014. In six weekly face-to-face meetings of...

Ways That Work: Effective Classroom Teaching
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series
How can faculty support student learning and engagement during class time? This session will focus on that very question, highlighting research-based practices that are efficient and can be implemented into engineering courses. Participants...
SLAM: Tell Us How You Really Feel: Insights from Large-Scale Text Analysis of Student Survey Responses
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan
We present initial results from a large-scale text mining analysis of student written responses to UM course evaluation questions, based on a dataset comprising millions of comments for thousands of courses over 10 semesters. Our goals are to...
SLAM: Understanding Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) As a Pathway to Employment for Low-Income Populations
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate SLAM: Student Learning and Analytics at Michigan

For more information about learning analytics at U-M and to view videos and slides from past SLAM presentations, click here.

Research-Based Practices for College Teaching: An Online Workshop
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:00am - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology 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....

Teaching in a “Flipped Classroom” – A Four-Session Learning Community
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mon, 11/03/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mon, 11/17/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mon, 12/01/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Faculty Only CRLT Seminar Series

The “flipped classroom” has garnered considerable attention in the academy over the past year. This approach to teaching involves the use of podcasting and other strategies to shift students’ initial exposure to content from the...

Six-Session Training for Diversity and Inclusive Teaching
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B3 CRLT Seminar Series
Co-facilitated by staff from CRLT and The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR), this six-week seminar allows participants to both learn about and practice a range of effective facilitation strategies for use in U-M's multicultural...
What's It Like to Teach at a Liberal Arts College?
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Interested in teaching at a liberal arts college? A faculty panel from liberal arts colleges will discuss job search strategies and faculty worklife.