Event Dates Short Description
Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why? [THIS SESSION HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER] -
Everyone
Requirement B2

This session has been POSTPONED due to inclement weather. The rescheduled session will be held on Thursday, February 7 from 1pm-3pm. 

Five-part Diversity and Inclusive Teaching Seminar Winter 2019 -
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Graduate Students
Requirement B1

The Diversity and Inclusive Teaching (DIT) Seminar is co-developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) and The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR), with support from Rackham Graduate School and IGR. In this five…

The Science of Learning (POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER) -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2

We have postponed this seminar due to inclement weather. The rescheduled session will be held on Monday, March 11 from 3pm-4:30pm.

To register for this event click here.

In this workshop, we will…

Facilitating Classroom Discussions in the Social Sciences and Humanities -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2

This introductory workshop is geared toward first-time instructors in the Social Sciences and Humanities and will focus on strategies for enhancing the quality of classroom discussions. During the session, participants will consider how…

Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why? [SESSION IS FULL] -
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 student…

Evaluating Student Writing -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Evaluating student writing is one of the most subjective and elusive tasks that we as instructors undertake each semester. In this workshop, we will work to alleviate some of the anxiety surrounding the evaluation process by discussing the use of…

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate

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

Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this interactive…
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, GSICs, ETCs and GSI Coordinators a framework for observing their GSIs' classes and collecting…

Writing a Diversity Statement -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate

Click here to register for this event.

Increasingly, employers are interested in how prospective employees will contribute to organizational goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a result, many academic employers…

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…

Facilitating Discussions of Research Literature in STEM Courses -
Everyone
Requirement B2

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 will consider…

Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research: An Online Workshop -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Mentoring plays an important role in acculturating students to a discipline. Furthermore, research has shown that women, first-generation college students, and those from historically underrepresented groups derive particularly benefit from…

GSI Teaching Orientation -
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.

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…

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…

Getting Started with Teaching Gamefully -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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,…

Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices *NEW SESSION* -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

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.…

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces (An Online Workshop) -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

This online workshop explores strategies to facilitate meaningful academic…

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,…

FCI Seminar Series - The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Behavioral Outcomes Among Students in Group Project Teams -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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 research…

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom [GSIs & Postdocs Only] *NEW SESSION* -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

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…

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom *SESSION FULL* -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

There will be an identical session offered on 11/14 from 2pm-4pm. 

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making…

GSI Training Networking Lunch -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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 training and…

What's at Stake: Instructor and Student Identities in the R&E Classroom - Focus on Faculty & GSIs of Color -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

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…

Sharing Our Work: Key Insights from Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching (strolling lunch & poster session) -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

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…