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GTC - Teaching Dossier Writing Café Session #2

Have you attended or will you be attending a Foundations workshop about Teaching Philosophy Statements or Teaching Dossiers? Feeling inspired to get started but haven't found the time? The Teaching Dossier Writing Cafés are for you! These sessions aim to provide a space for grad students to come together and work on developing their teaching dossiers, including their teaching philosophy statements. Using breakout rooms there will be space to either work quietly or to discuss your ideas with your peers. If you're not sure where to get started, we will also provide some prompts to help you...

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Transitioning Exams to Other Forms of Assessment (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to discuss the current challenges with your exams, explore alternative assessments that could replace your exams and align with your student learning outcomes, and create an assignment outline for your new assessment.   Ideal for faculty and instructors who:  Want to explore different forms of assessment in their course instead of traditional closed-book exams, begin constructing a new assignment outline  Want feedback from colleagues on assessment types they are considering and share ideas...

Real Time Synchronous Active Learning in Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid/Blended Modes (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to review the synchronous active learning strategies used in previous course offerings and consider which activities to keep, which to modify or remove, and what activities to add for upcoming course(s) to facilitate student engagement and learning. Our discussion will include synchronous active learning activities completed individually (e.g., polling, reflection) and in groups (e.g., collaborative brainstorming, small group discussions, think-pair-share), and activities that are face-to-face, online/virtual, or a combination....

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Real Time Synchronous Active Learning in Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid/Blended Modes (Part II)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to review the synchronous active learning strategies used in previous course offerings and consider which activities to keep, which to modify or remove, and what activities to add for upcoming course(s) to facilitate student engagement and learning. Our discussion will include synchronous active learning activities completed individually (e.g., polling, reflection) and in groups (e.g., collaborative brainstorming, small group discussions, think-pair-share), and activities that are face-to-face, online/virtual, or a combination....

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

Asynchronous Active Learning in Face-to-Face, Virtual, or Hybrid/Blended Modes (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers an opportunity to review the asynchronous active learning strategies used in previous course offerings and consider which activities to keep, which to modify or remove, and what activities to add for your upcoming course(s) to facilitate student engagement and learning. Our discussion will include asynchronous active learning activities completed individually (e.g., individual reflection, guided notes, responding to writing prompts) and collaboratively (e.g., a collaborative study guide, collaborative brainstorming) to learn and discuss content and...

The Radical Hope - Book Club (3)

Join Educational Developers from the Office of Teaching and Learning for a Virtual Book Club discussing Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto (Gannon, 2020). Higher education has seen better days. Harsh budget cuts, the precarious nature of employment in college teaching, and political hostility to the entire enterprise of education have made for an increasingly fraught landscape. Radical Hope is an ambitious response to this state of affairs, at once political and practical—the work of an activist, teacher, and public intellectual grappling with some of the most pressing...

Open Virtual Drop-In Consultations

Stop by our drop-in sessions in June and July to chat with OTL team members about your course and teaching plans. To join any drop-in session, select the “Open Virtual Drop-In Sessions” option on the registration form and we will email you the Zoom link. Use this Zoom link to join any of the drop-in sessions.

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