The Center for Teaching and Learning hosts events at the Kent Campus and various Regional Campuses throughout the year. Below are events previously presented.

Building a Rock-Solid Foundation for Inclusive Teaching

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Please join us in this interactive panel discussion by members of the inaugural cohort of the Inclusive Teaching Faculty Learning Community.  Panelists will share how their teaching has evolved and specific actions they have taken to insure equity and inclusion in their courses.  Register below to receive information on how to connect to this virtual workshop. This workshop will be held on virtually through Microsoft Teams. A link to join will be provided to all registered participants.  

Tina Bhargava “Bandwidth Toolkit for Faculty”

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 11:30am

DUE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY RECOMMENDATIONS, THE THIS  EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN FALL 2020 Haven’t heard about bandwidth and learning before? This is a great chance to get the basics! Bandwidth already in your teaching vocabulary? Discover additional strategies for putting what you know into practice!   What is bandwidth? "Mental Bandwidth" generally refers to the amount of cognitive capacity (“brain resources”) within our control at a particular moment.  

Advice from Review Committees

Thursday, April 23, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

This workshop is designed for: Assistant and Associate Professors (T/TT) This panel discussion will include faculty who have served on Faculty Advisory Committees as well as College Advisory Committees. The panel will offer insight as well as answer questions from workshop attendees.  Register for Advice from Review Committees

Teaching Scholars Colloquium

Thursday, April 16, 2020 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Register for the 2020 Teaching Scholars Colloquium The Center for Teaching and Learning highlights the work of our Teaching Scholars in these special events.The Teaching Scholars will present the results of their Scholarship of Teaching and Learning research projects at a colloquium that includes appetizers and beverages. All events are designed to provide the university community with the opportunity to learn and connect

Advice from Newly Promoted Associate and Full Professors

Monday, March 16, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

This workshop is designed for: Assistant and Associate Professors (T/TT) Faculty who have recently been promoted will share insights and lessons learned from their success navigating the paths to promotion. Register for Advice from Newly Promoted Associate and Full Professors   

Student Feedback: Making Grading Efficient for You and Meaningful for Student Learning

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Are you frustrated by the amount of time it takes to grade student work?  Do your students learn from the feedback you provide? Participants will gain concrete strategies to streamline grading and provide feedback that helps students learn. Register for Student Feedback

Managing Multiple Priorities

Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM IT'S ORIGINAL DATE OF FEBRUARY 6TH TO FEBRUARY 27TH This workshop is designed for:  All Faculty Does it seem as if the many projects you manage simultaneously are all top priority? If you are looking for strategies to manage your workload while maintaining a better work/life balance, you will have the opportunity to hear from faculty who have successfully managed multiple competing priorities.

Holistic Evaluation of Teaching

Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

What constitutes effective teaching? How do we recognize and evaluate it? What are we to do now that student surveys of instruction are changing? Come to this interactive workshop to explore holistic teaching evaluation processes. Register for Holistic Evaluation of Teaching

“Why Do I Have to Take This Class Anyway?” Helping Students Find Meaning in Your Course

Thursday, February 6, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

It’s painful when students view courses in our discipline as burdensome chores or mere hurdles on their way to the finish line.  We love our subjects, so why don’t they?! In this interactive workshop, participants will leave with strategies to help students make meaningful connections with the subject matter and gain useful skills for their future. Register for Why Do I Have to Take This Class Anyway?

Two (or More) Heads Are Better Than One: Strategies That Make the Most of the Social Aspect of Collaborative Learning

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Collaboration is a powerful tool for learning and is one of the top 3 skills that employers look for when making hiring decisions.  Learn more about how it works, different options for collaborative learning, and guidance for implementing collaborative learning in your course.   Register for Two (or More) Heads Are Better Than One