Workshops and Events

The Office of Teaching and Learning offers workshops, webinars and other events designed to enhance and deepen pedagogical appreciation for instructional design, student learning, and scholarly inquiry.  Current events are listed below, please sign up using the register button.

GTC - SoTL Journal Club #22

This journal club counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of SoTL Journal Club (TLJC).  Join us for our online Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) journal clubs, where we discuss a recent teaching publication. If you missed previous meetings, do not worry! We will send an email with the paper in advance and it will also be posted on the Eventbrite page once available. Please read the paper and bring any questions, comments or critiques with you.  Intended Learning Outcomes  By the end of this journal...

The Radical Hope - Book Club (1)

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...

GTC - Teaching Dossier Writing Café Session #1

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...

Keep the Best, Ditch/Change the Rest: Reflecting on What Worked, What Didn’t, and Deciding Where to Go From There (Part I)

This two-part workshop offers a guided opportunity to plan the overall structure and balance of your Fall 2021 courses through guided reflection, collaborative brainstorming, sharing, and problem solving, and a discussion about different course structures (e.g., blended, hybrid, flipped). We will explore how you might repurpose materials from your remote courses as you plan for your Fall 2021 courses. Ideal for faculty and instructors who: Want to reflect on, revisit, or reconsider the design and structure of their courses, especially with respect to how to...