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Decoding the U-M Engineering Classroom -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate

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International Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) often have questions about the U.S. college courses they teach: Are there U.S.-specific things I should be doing to prepare? How will I…

Consulting with GSIs -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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, participants will…

Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why? -
Everyone
Requirement B2

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…

Observing Classes and Conducting Midterm Student Feedbacks (MSFs) -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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

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

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy (An Online Workshop) -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate

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 statements, examine sample…

Foundational Course Initiative Course Design Showcase -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

You are cordially invited to the 2nd Annual Course Design Showcase, hosted by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching's Foundational Course Initiative. This year's showcase is scheduled for Friday, September 6, 2019, from 1:30-4:…

GSI Teaching Orientation -
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Graduate Students
Requirement A

CRLT’s GSI Teaching Orientation is designed to help new GSIs prepare for their initial teaching experiences. It also has proven to be a valuable event for experienced GSIs and for graduate students who anticipate teaching in the future.

A…

Running Practice Teaching Sessions -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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 orientation, as part…

Strategies for Training New GSIs -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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

This workshop is an introduction to the various strategies that GSMs and GSI Coordinators can use during the training and development of…

Running Practice Teaching Sessions -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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 orientation, as part…

Writing and Grading Multiple Choice Exams: An Online Workshop -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Multiple choice questions can be an effective and efficient way to assess learning outcomes. In this interactive online workshop, participants will learn about evidence-based practices for designing valid and reliable multiple…

Backward Course Design: Planning Your Course with the End in Mind (An Online Workshop) -
Everyone
Requirement B2

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,…

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices about How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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…

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Predominantly White Classrooms (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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

Inclusive Teaching Means Inclusive Grading Practices Too (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

Grading and assessment practices influence much that happens in university classrooms. Given that, discussions of inclusive teaching must attend to issues of assessment -- from assignment design to feedback…

Applying Principles of Transparency to Classroom Discussions (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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…

Managing Emergent Crises in Diverse Student Teams (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching
Designing and supporting student teams can be tricky, especially when considering the range of identities, experiences, abilities, and personalities in our classrooms. Even so, research shows that when students learn alongside with diverse…
Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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…

Understanding How Stereotype Threat, Impostor Syndrome, and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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…

Transparency for Equity: Principles of Transparent Assignment Design (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

What does ‘transparency’ mean in a teaching-learning context, and how can it support equitable and inclusive teaching practice? This session will provide an overview of key research findings about the beneficial…

Promoting Effective Group Work: Forming and Evaluating Groups and Teams With Technology (Online Webinar) -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

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Research clearly indicates that group work can produce more learning than students working on their own. As an instructor, how do you structure group work to make it most effective, particularly with large…

Let's Make a Screencast -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

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In this workshop, we 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…

Increasing Engagement in Large Classes: Ideas and Lessons from the LSA Large Course Initiative -
Everyone

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Each year, the LSA Large Course Initiative brings together faculty to consider the challenges and opportunities present in large courses. As part of the initiative, faculty identify specific innovations they…

Empirical Data Collection and Analysis in the Classroom -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

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Experimental methodologies and data analysis are central to many discussions in social science classrooms. Often times, however, students are unable to practice these methods 'out in the wild'. This session…

Using hypothes.is for Class Discussion and Participation -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

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How might social annotation help teachers support classroom discussion and participation? In this workshop, participants will learn about…