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Teaching Innovation Poster Fair -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

To register for this event please click here.

At this poster session, STEM faculty and graduate student instructors will share their teaching innovations, their classroom research, and other educational scholarship that supports teaching…

Disability and Accessible Teaching: Current Perspectives and Best Practices *SESSION IS FULL* -
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.…

Digging Deeper: Enhancing Your Community-Based Teaching [SESSION CANCELED] -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

Are you looking to enhance your community-engaged learning and teaching? Would you like to connect with other community-based learning practitioners? This workshop, co-led by staff from LSA’s Office of Community-Engaged Academic Learning and the…

What's at Stake: Instructor Identities in the R&E Classroom (focus on white instructors) -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

This workshop will examine the intersections and dynamics of instructor identities in classrooms that critically engage issues of race, ethnicity, and inequity. With a particular focus on the experiences of white identified faculty and GSIs,…

Organize, Streamline, and Simplify: Teaching Efficiently With Technology *SESSION IS FULL* -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Instructional Technology

In this interactive session, we will discuss some of the common challenges of being a GSI and share technology resources that can help you overcome them. Possible topics covered will include

The Science of Learning [RESCHEDULED SESSION] -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2

In this workshop, we will summarize key findings on how people learn, and connect them to practical implications for teaching. Through interactive activities based on the science of learning, you will investigate teaching strategies you…

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles [NEW SESSION] -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

Each semester, we offer this foundational session as well as workshops on specialized topics in inclusive teaching. This session will be especially useful for faculty and GSIs who are relatively new to thinking deliberately about…

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles [RESCHEDULED SESSION] -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

Each semester, we offer this foundational session as well as workshops on specialized topics in inclusive teaching. This session will be especially useful for faculty and GSIs who are relatively new to thinking deliberately about…

Making the Most of Hot Moments in the Classroom -
Everyone
Requirement B2

Whether your courses frequently raise potentially sensitive subjects or never do so deliberately, odds are good you will sometimes encounter a 'hot moment': a sudden eruption of tension, conflict, or big emotion during class, often connected to a…

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 choice questions…

Addressing Problematic Team Dynamics -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

To register for this event please click here.

How can instructors handle conflicts on teams? What is the range of intervention strategies that instructors might use? In this interactive session, participants will…

Introduction to Engaged Design: Developing Community-Based Learning Courses -
Faculty
Not eligible for Certificate

Have you been thinking about developing a new course that integrates community engagement? Would you like to learn how to best transform an existing course into a community-based learning course? In this session, co-led by staff from LSA’s Office…

Faculty Panel: Instructional Technology in the Engineering Classroom -
Everyone
Not eligible for Certificate

College of Engineering faculty present their experiences with a range of instructional tools. Presenters include Marcus Darden (EECS) speaking about Gradescope and Robin Fowler (TC) discussing Speedgrader.  

 

CRLT Players Present Cuts: Responding to Student Climate Concerns -
Graduate Students
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

Cuts: Responding to Student Climate Concerns follows Mariam, a young Muslim American student at the University of Michigan, as she encounters a series of negative interactions on campus over a two-year period. These experiences…

Assessing Student Participation: What, How, and Why? [RESCHEDULED SESSION] -
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…

Active Learning Practice -
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Everyone
Requirement B2

To register for this event please click here.

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…

Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles [SESSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED] -
Everyone
Requirement B2, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

This session is has been rescheduled due to the Palmer Commons building closure. The new session will be offered on Monday, March 4 from 10am-12pm. Please click here to register. 

For your convenience…

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. 

Please click here to register for the February 7th session. 

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…