Workshops & Events

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Tuesday
February 4, 2020
Participants will apply a variety of simple strategies to engage students in diverse discussion formats.
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Friday
February 7, 2020
Grading exams and problem sets can quickly consume your life, but it doesn't have to! In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to effectively use rubrics and answer keys to save time...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nicholson Hall Room 110
Monday
February 10, 2020
What does it really mean to speak English fluently? In this workshop, you will learn how strategic phrasing and pausing can help you be better understood by listeners. You will have the opportunity...
10:00am to 11:00am
Walter Library, Room 101
Tuesday
February 11, 2020
Exploring the impact of instructor choices: Does increased course structure promote success for diverse student populations?
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Online
Wednesday
February 12, 2020
When students give feedback on teaching, it can be vague and contradictory. In this webinar, we will discuss mechanisms for soliciting quality feedback from students, both during and at the end of...
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Friday
February 21, 2020
Evidence-based strategies for designing an effective team project, forming and supporting teams, and assessing team output.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Tuesday
February 25, 2020
This workshop will introduce you to the “aligned” or “integrated” course design approach, popularized by J. Biggs, C. Tang and D. Fink, among others. You will be able to apply aligned course design...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Haecker Hall 205 (St Paul campus)
Thursday
February 27, 2020
We will discuss "When Making the Grade Isn’t Enough: The Gendered Nature of Premed Science Course Attrition."
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online
Monday
March 2, 2020
Listeners in U.S. academia expect speakers to emphasize the important words in their presentations. If you neglect this, or do it incorrectly, your audience may lose focus and quit listening. In this...
10:00am to 11:00am
Walter Library, Room 101
Wednesday
March 4, 2020
Session participants will identify potential areas of course-related student stress based on the results of a recent UMN student survey, and apply at least 2-4 ways to maintain/increase student well-...
10:00am to 11:00am
Online
Friday
March 20, 2020
In this introductory workshop, participants will reflect on their own experiences as educators and students, learn about principles for creating a more inclusive educational environment and exchange...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nolte Center 140
Tuesday
March 24, 2020
This session is designed to foster greater awareness of student experiences and perspectives related to class participation. We will explore instructional practices that enhance participation and...
1:00pm to 2:15pm
Nolte Center 140
Monday
March 30, 2020
How can you make lecturing an effective and responsive way to teach? This session focuses on an approach for active lecturing that combines strategies for planning the overarching structure of a...
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Nicholson 315
Wednesday
April 8, 2020
Students don't arrive in your classrooms as empty slates - rather, they bring with them many ideas, thoughts, and beliefs about the topics in your courses. In this workshop, we will discuss how this...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nolte Center Room 140
Friday
May 1, 2020
Learn 4 tools for teaching critical thinking: 1) Bloom’s Taxonomy, 2) Angelo & Cross’s Classroom Assessment Techniques, 3) Elbow’s Writing for Learning framework, and 4) Kolb’s Model of...
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nolte Center 140