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

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

2020 Keynote: Dr. Corey Seemiller "Who is Generation Z?"

Friday, January 17, 2020 -
8:30am to 10:00am

Determined. Open-Minded. Compassionate. These are just some of the many characteristics of Generation Z, those born from 1995 to 2010. Although some characteristics may look similar to the Millennial Generation, Generation Z brings a whole new set of attributes and experiences to higher education. But, our structures, curriculum, environments, processes, and pedagogies were likely developed with previous generations in mind.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Kent State University at Stark Conference Center 6000 Frank Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

How Can Video Make Learning More Vibrant?

Monday, October 7, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Join us for an interactive and engaging workshop where we will explore how video can take learning to the next level.  Video projects serve many purposes:  they may be created by faculty or external producers to deliver content knowledge; they may be used to provide feedback to students; or they may be created by students to demonstrate their learning.

SAS Event: Creating a Sense of Belonging

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:30pm

SAS celebrates disability Awareness Month- the 'd' is intentionally lower case to emphasize people's ability rather than disability.  Please join Student Accessibility Services (SAS) along with faculty and staff.