Upcoming Events

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Eventsort icon Dates Short Description
Active Learning Practice
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only 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...

Creating Accessible Learning Environments
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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...

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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...
Engaging Students in Learning
Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Creating a productive learning environment where students are engaged in critical thinking and problem solving can be challenging. In this session, participants will explore research-based teaching practices that can enhance student learning and...

Evaluating Student Writing *SESSION FULL
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This session is now full. For more CRLT seminars please visit our...

Facilitating Classroom Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 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...

Four-Session Training for Diversity and Inclusive Teaching (applications due Jan 16)
Mon, 01/29/2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon, 02/05/2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon, 02/12/2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B3 CRLT Seminar Series

** Application deadline extended to January 16 **

Co-sponsored by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies and the Program on Intergroup Relations

Co-developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 2)
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 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,...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 3)
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 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,...

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (session 4)
Thu, 04/19/2018 - 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,...

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This session will also be offered on 2/15 from 10am-12pm. Please note that these sessions are identical.
Click here to register for the 2/15 session.

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Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses
Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This session will also be offered on 1/23 from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Please note that these sessions are identical.
Click here to register for the 1/23 session....

Making Teamwork Work
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT in Engineering Seminar Series

Effective use of groups in the classroom can increase student learning and enhance students' problem solving abilities, if instructors ensure that all students are engaged and included. In this session, participants will explore research-...

Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research: An Online Workshop
Mon, 02/26/2018 (no time specified) - Sun, 03/11/2018 (no time specified)
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2 CRLT Seminar Series

This interactive online workshop will prepare participants to mentor undergraduates and graduate students during research projects. There are many similarities between classroom teaching and guiding students through research projects, but also...

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Racially Homogeneous Classrooms (ENCORE SESSION)
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop is intended for instructors interested in learning how to ethically and effectively teach about race, ethnicity, and inequality in racially homogeneous classrooms. Instructors may worry that teaching about and discussing race and...

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Racially Homogeneous Classrooms *SESSION FULL
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL. An identical session will be held on March 14th. To register for the new session click here.

This workshop is intended for instructors...

Teaching in Teams: Working with Graduate and Undergraduate Students as Instructors
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Faculty Only Not eligible for Certificate CRLT Seminar Series

Working with a team of Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) and/or undergraduate teaching/learning assistants (UTAs and ULAs) creates instructional opportunities in a course that may not be possible otherwise. In this session, we will study...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (ENCORE SESSION)
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

Racist fliers, hateful graffiti, hurricanes, 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...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (Session Full)
Thu, 02/01/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Multicultural Teaching CRLT Seminar Series

THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL. An identical session will be held on February 20th. To register...

The Power of Peer Review: Collaborative Learning in the Classroom and in Canvas
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

This workshop focuses on exploring strategies and technologies to consider when embedding peer review in your course. Participants will learn about best practices for integrating peer review into a course and discuss strategies to avoid potential...

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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...

Using Digital Tools to Facilitate Student Collaboration
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Graduate Students and Postdocs Only Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series

In this interactive session, participants will learn about and engage with digital tools to support student collaboration. Collaboration can increase students’ learning, particularly their academic skill development and understanding of...

Using Technology to Check Student Understanding and Provide Feedback: An Online Workshop
Wed, 02/21/2018 (no time specified) - Fri, 03/09/2018 (no time specified)
Everyone Eligible for Graduate Teacher Certificate - Requirement B2, Instructional Technology CRLT Seminar Series
In this online workshop, you will explore technologies that can be used to help check student understanding and provide feedback on student learning. You will have the option to explore these tools in the context of teaching concept based...