Event Dates Short Description
**Canceled** Teaching with GSIs in Hybrid and Remote Contexts -
Faculty

Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) are central to the success of many courses at U-M. How can instructors form effective teaching teams with their GSIs in the current multiple-modality (remote/hybrid/in-person) teaching environment? In this…

Facilitating High Stakes Discussions - Encore session -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

What are some topics in your field that might lead to difficult classroom dynamics, controversy, or big emotion in the classroom? How can you approach such topics with intention and careful planning? How can you be ready when conversations emerge…

Teaching in Tumultuous Times -
Everyone
Requirement B2

We are living in unprecedented times with heightened anxiety and stress in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, continued anti-black policies & systemic racism, financial crises, and a contentious political climate. Students report feeling…

Teaching for Equity in Remote Contexts - Encore session -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

How can instructors deliberately cultivate remote learning environments where all students feel valued, respected, and supported in their learning? This interactive synchronous session will provide structured opportunities for…

Teaching for Accessibility -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

Teaching for Accessibility introduces you to theories and practices of accessibility in teaching and learning, with a special focus on the work of disability theorist Jay Timothy Dolmage, author of Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher…

Let's Make a Screencast -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Undergraduate Students, Everyone
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

Screencasting is a method of capturing both audio and visual information from a computer to make a multimedia presentation that can be easily shared, extending your course content and increasing learner engagement. In this asynchronous 2-…

**SESSION FULL** Facilitating High Stakes Discussions -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

What are some topics in your field that might lead to difficult classroom dynamics, controversy, or big emotion in the classroom? How can you approach such topics with intention and careful planning? How can you be ready when conversations emerge…

Building Your Online Learning Community -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Remote students sometimes report feelings of isolation and lack of motivation, and have more difficulty staying on schedule with their work. Intentionally building a sense of community in your remote course can help relieve these feelings. In…

Designing and Facilitating Group Work for Blended/Online Courses -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

As we move into a blended/online/flex environment, many instructors are thinking about how to structure group work in these new modalities. This interactive synchronous session will help participants consider how to use…

A Discussion with CRLT: Applying Inclusive Teaching Principles -
Graduate Students

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

Many academic employers require a teaching philosophy statement as part of the application process. In this asynchronous 2-week workshop, you will learn about research on hiring committees’ use of teaching philosophy statements,…

Teaching Text that Contain Racist Language - Faculty Audience -
Faculty

In this 90 minute interactive online session, participants will explore the hotly debated issue of how faculty can engage literary and other texts that they are teaching that contain racist language and racial slurs. The workshop is designed to…

Peer Review in Online Spaces -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

How can instructors conduct peer review effectively in remote learning environments? In this asynchronous 5-day workshop, participants will explore and use features in Canvas and Google that are useful for facilitating online…

**SESSION FULL** Principles and Practices of Anti-Racist Pedgagogy -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This interactive synchronous session will introduce anti-racist pedagogy as an effective framework for instructors teaching about race and racial inequity. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the history, goals,…

Making Active Learning Work in Hybrid and Online Courses -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Everyone
Requirement B2

Are you looking for ways to increase student engagement in your hybrid or online classroom? In this asynchronous 5-day workshop, participants will learn to translate active learning strategies that they may be familiar with from…

**SESSION FULL** Teaching for Equity in Remote Contexts -
Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

How can instructors deliberately cultivate remote learning environments where all students feel valued, respected, and supported in their learning? This interactive synchronous session will provide structured opportunities for…

Teaching with GSIs in a Remote Environment -
Faculty

How can instructors form effective teaching teams with their GSIs in the remote teaching environment? This interactive synchronous session will provide structured opportunities for instructors to reflect on their expectations for…

A New Program for Automatically Linking Class Discussion to Learning Resources -
Everyone

A new platform is available that uses artificial intelligence to mine what was said during class sessions and automatically create links to resources in students' learning ecosystem. Based on class discussion students can be directed to relevant…

Sprint Session 4: Transferring & Transforming Assessments for Online -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Sprint Session 3: Building your Learning Community & Creating Collaborative Learning Experiences -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Sprint Session 2: Creating & Curating Content -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Sprint Session 1: Getting to Fall 2020 -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

Designing and Facilitating Group Work for Blended/Online Courses -
Faculty

As we move into a blended/online/flex environment, many instructors are thinking about how to structure group work in these new modalities. This interactive synchronous session

Students in Blended Synchronous Courses Will Be Less Attentive: What Can We Do? -
Everyone

Based on recent research (Samson, 2020: Student behaviors in a blended synchronous course, J. Geosciences Education, 1- 10, …

Engaging Students Remotely: Faculty Lessons from the Field -
Everyone

Faculty panelists will share successful strategies for engaging students in a remote environment, such as ways to create community, use of modules, synchronous vs asynchronous modes, and tools to foster student exchange. The session will begin…