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Spring 2019 Teaching Workshop Series

CTLE’s Teaching Workshops are free to all University faculty, researchers, postdocs, graduate students, and staff. We ask that you register in advance so we can plan accordingly.
 
 
 Friday 1/25 

Rescheduled

Rescheduled

Friday 2/08

The First Years of Teaching

Facilitators: Dr. David Derezotes and Dr. Mark Matheson

In this workshop, Mark and David will host a dialogue with beginning teachers, about their hopes and fears. They will share their insights into what is most important, and what is not, in starting out as a teacher. Emphasis will be on the relational aspects of teaching and learning excellence.

What you will learn:

    • The beginner’s enthusiasm can compensate for lack of experience
    • Over preparing at first makes sense, but things will change over time
    • Relationship is the foundation of teaching
    • How to start classes off on the first day

11:30am-1:00pm

MLIB Faculty Center

Friday 2/22

Public Speaking and Presentations

Facilitator: Dr. Georgi Rausch

As a teacher, you will have the opportunity to present to a variety of students, faculty and staff members, and members of professional associations. Your education and expertise is so important and worthy of being shared. This workshop will help you gain confidence so you are ready to present in the classroom and beyond. By taking a mindful approach to public speaking, you will learn how to strategically and mentally prepare for your presentations, smoothly organize your information, and leave your audiences feeling inspired and empowered. Who knows? You could even have a little fun in the process.

What you will learn:

    • A mindful approach to reducing speech anxiety
    • Engaging ways to start and end your presentation
    • An easy way to organize your content

9:30am - 11:30am

MLIB Faculty Center

Friday 3/29

High Impact Practices in the Classroom

FacilitatorLiz Rogers

Description: Research has demonstrated a range of high impact practices to support student learning in the classroom. In this workshop, faculty and instructors will learn more about resources specific to community engagement, undergraduate research, global learning, and environmental sustainability. Partners from the Bennion Center, Office of Undergraduate Research, Office for Global Engagement, and the Global Change & Sustainability Center will present information about how faculty can incorporate high impact practices in these areas into their course curriculum.

Objectives:

  • Discuss what high impact practices are and how they can support student learning.
  • Learn about resources across campus to support faculty and instructors.
  • Examine their own course curriculum and discover ways to implement high impact practices.

9:30am - 11:30am

MLIB Faculty Center

Friday 4/05

Teaching Portfolio

Facilitator: Ali Froehlich

Come join us as we learn how to highlight your stellar teaching practice with a teaching portfolio. Whether you are applying for a job, promotion, a teaching award, or just want to reflect on your progress as a teacher, you need a teaching portfolio in your life. This workshop will involve hands-on activities as we brainstorm and critique key teaching portfolio components.

What you will learn:

  • Ideas for what can be included in your teaching portfolio
  • Tips for crafting a stand-out CV
  • A fool-proof method for expressing your approach to teaching in a teaching philosophy statement

9:30am - 11:30am

MLIB Faculty Center

Friday 4/12

Canvas Course Design Tools 

FacilitatorNathan Sanders

9:30am - 11:30am

MLIB Faculty Center

Friday 4/19

Preparing your Course for Summer and Fall 2019 in Canvas

FacilitatorNathan Sanders

9:30am - 11:30am

MLIB Faculty Center

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Spring Semester Workshops

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Last Updated: 1/23/19