Event Dates Short Description
Writing and Grading Exams: An Online Workshop -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Workshop goals
In this online workshop, you will learn about evidence-based practices for designing effective tests and exams. Specifically, you will:

  • reflect upon the goals of exams in relation to other…
The Unwritten Rules of College: Creating Transparent Assignments that Increase Students’ Success in Foundational Courses -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Transparent teaching/learning practices make learning processes explicit while offering opportunities to foster students' metacognition, confidence, and their sense of belonging in college. A 2016 Association of American Colleges &…

Sharing Our Work: 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 2016-17 academic year. Featured projects, from seven U-M schools and colleges, include:  a series of workshops and…

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 3) -
Faculty
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 is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,…

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning *New Session -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

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 about…

Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding to Student Microaggressions *New Session -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session focuses on ways faculty and GSIs, through their classroom teaching, can contribute to a welcoming campus climate for a diverse range of students at U-M. Specifically, participants will develop their skills for preventing, identifying…

Digital Pedagogies Lightning Talks and Workshop -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Have you been thinking about integrating digital technologies, social media, and/or other kinds of pedagogical initiatives using digital platforms into a new or existing…

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 3) -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate online…

Motivating Engineering Students: Strategies to Increase Engagement -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Are your students off-task, apathetic, or absent? Do you want to stimulate their intellectual curiosity? In this interactive workshop, you will identify specific teaching strategies to better engage and motivate your students.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset Affect Student Learning *Session Full -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full. There will be an identical session held on Friday, November 10th. If you are interested in this event please see Understanding How Stereotype Threat and Growth Mindset…

Teaching with Technology: Incorporating Digital Media *Session Full -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

This workshop is full.

This interactive workshop will offer an overview of various digital media-related technologies (e.g., Jing, YouTube, MiVideo) that can be used as pedagogical tools in-and-outside…

If You Build It, They will Break It: Undergraduate Students’ Novel Use of Study Technologies -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Instructional technologies are often implemented by instructors with a singular purpose in mind like information delivery or assessment of student learning. Regardless of intention, students adopt and reconfigure these tools to suit their needs…

Creating Accessible Learning Environments *Session Full -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full.

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…

Gameful Learning Community of Practice (Session 2) -
Faculty
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 is grounded in  self-determination theory to build student autonomy,…

Teaching the Whole Student: Integrating Heart, Mind, and Spirit in Our Pedagogy -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

A panel of authors from the recently published book, Teaching the Whole Student: Engaged Learning with Heart, Mind, and Spirit (Stylus Press), representing LSA (IGR, MCSP, PiTE, Sociology, Sweetland), SEAS, Social Work (CASC),…

Faculty of Color Teaching in the Graduate Seminar -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

This session will explore the challenges and possibilities of teaching graduate seminar courses as faculty of color, particularly for untenured instructors. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with senior faculty who have taught and…

Teaching to Retain Students in Engineering: What Can GSIs Do? -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2

Research suggests that individual instructors play a key role in retaining a diverse engineering student body. In this workshop, you will learn specific classroom strategies and teaching behaviors that improve student success as well as hear…

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses *New Session -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This workshop is full!

Research on teaching and learning highlights the importance of an explicitly inclusive classroom climate for student learning. This includes the value of learning collaboratively with diverse peers…

Perspectives on Teaching: A Faculty Panel -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate

Get answers to your questions and discuss a variety of teaching concerns including how to get students actively involved in class, deal with disruptive students, work effectively in instructional teams, and teach effectively in different class…

Managing Academic Identities in Digital Spaces -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

This interactive workshop explores strategies to facilitate meaningful academic exchanges with students and colleagues in digital spaces. Through a series of activities, participants will consider issues of privacy, copyright, accessibility, and…

Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding to Student Microaggressions -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full. There will be annother identical session held on 11/8 from 10am-12pm. If you are interested in attending this event please see Campus Climate in Your Classroom: Responding…

Blended Course Design: A Faculty Learning Community (Session 2) -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

If you’ve ever wished for more classroom time to support student learning or looked for ways to support the learning needs of a diverse student population, consider bringing blended learning to your classroom. Blended classrooms integrate online…

Active Learning Laboratory: Advanced Practice Teaching -
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Everyone
Requirement B2

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 -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is full. There will be annother identical session held on 11/1 from 1pm-3pm. If you are interested in attending this event please see Creating Accessible Learning Environments (…

Developing Your Teaching Philosophy -
Graduate Students
Not eligible for Certificate
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 philosophies,…