Upcoming Events

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Eventsort icon Dates Short Description
Using Digital Tools to Facilitate Student Collaboration
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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 tools to...

Backward Course Design: Planning Your Course with the End in Mind (An Online Workshop)
Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:01am - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:59pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

Ever been frustratingly lost because you didn't know where you were going? Similarly, it can be frustrating and challenging for students and instructors to succeed in a course if the outcomes are not clear from the beginning. In this workshop...

Consulting with GSIs
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

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

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

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy [Location: Michigan League Henderson]
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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...
Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices
Wed, 10/24/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Understanding disability and promoting accessibility are central to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. In this workshop, participants will gain a better understanding of what disability is and how thinking about disability has evolved....

Facilitating Discussions of Research Literature in STEM Courses *NEW SESSION*
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

 

This workshop provides an opportunity for instructors in STEM courses to discuss evidence-based practices that can promote more effective discussions of research literature. Through a series of group-based activities, instructors...

Facilitating Discussions of Research Literature in STEM Courses *SESSION IS FULL*
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

There will be an identical session offered on 10/19 from 9:30am-11:30am. 

Facilitating Discussion of Research Literature in STEM Courses...

FCI Seminar Series - Modeling Authentic Dialogue in the Classroom
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Dr. Laird Kramer is Professor of Physics and Director of the STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University. A core design element of initiatives at FIU brings the practices of scientists into the classroom to create an...

FCI Seminar Series - The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Behavioral Outcomes Among Students in Group Project Teams
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate Foundational Course Initiative

Dr. Denise Sekaquaptewa is Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. She has received numerous awards for her work on diversity-related issues. In this presentation, Dr. Sekaquaptewa discusses her...

Getting Started with Teaching Gamefully
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:00am - 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 pedagogy is grounded in self-determination theory to build student autonomy,...

GSI Training Networking Lunch
Fri, 11/09/2018 - 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...

How Stereotype Threat, Impostor Syndrome, and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT in Engineering 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...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses *NEW SESSION*
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching 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 and GSIs who are relatively new to thinking deliberately about...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses *SESSION IS FULL*
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

There will be an identical session offered on 11/1 from 10am-12pm. 

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your...

Inclusive Teaching with Writing
Fri, 10/05/2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

How can you use writing as a tool for inclusive learning, no matter your discipline and the size of your courses? How can you fairly and effectively provide feedback to writers who speak a variety of American dialects and World Englishes? And how...

It’s Time for Action: Generating an Active Learning Plan
Fri, 09/28/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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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Leading Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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...

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces (An Online Workshop)
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 12:01am - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:59pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This online workshop explores strategies to facilitate meaningful academic...

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs)
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Not eligible for Certificate GSM Workshops

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

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

Running Practice Teaching Sessions
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 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...

Sharing Our Work: Key Insights from Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (strolling lunch & poster session)
Mon, 11/05/2018 - 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 2017-18 academic year. Featured projects, from 10 U-M schools and colleges, include: the development of a tool that...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Racist fliers, hateful graffiti, mass shootings, emails threatening violence:  Students often report feeling alienated or confused when instructors in their courses do not acknowledge such unsettling events going on in the world outside the...

What's at Stake: Instructor and Student Identities in the R&E Classroom - Focus on Faculty & GSIs of Color
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop will examine the intersections and dynamics of student, faculty, and GSI identities in classrooms that critically engage issues of race, ethnicity, and inequality. With a particular focus on the experiences of faculty and GSIs of...