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

Teaching Scholars Colloquium

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

  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. 

Inclusive Teaching Strategies: Engaging International Students in the Classroom

Friday, April 12, 2019 -
2:15pm to 3:30pm

College of Communication and Information, in conjunction with the CTL and the Intercultural Faculty Scholars Cohort

Setting Students’ Minds on Fire: Using Reacting to the Past to transform your teaching with role-playing games – Faculty Fellow

Friday, April 12, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

The Center for Teaching and Learning highlights the work of our Faculty Fellows in these special events. The Faculty Fellows will present their faculty development leadership projects in an interactive working lunch format, with healthy lunch options provided. All events are designed to provide the university community with the opportunity to learn and connect. 

Best Practices to Support Adjunct Faculty–Faculty Fellows

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

The Center for Teaching and Learning highlights the work of our Faculty Fellows in these special events. The Faculty Fellows will present their faculty development leadership projects in an interactive working lunch format, with healthy lunch options provided. All events are designed to provide the university community with the opportunity to learn and connect.

Faculty Panel: How and Why We Teach Honors Courses–Working Lunch

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to teach an Honors course?  Do you want to connect with others that have taught Honors?  Just curious to hear from your colleagues about teaching strategies and the rewards of teaching Honors?  Come join us for an interactive panel discussion, complete with healthy lunch! Register for Faculty Panel: How and Why We Teach Honors Courses

Help! My Students Are Experiencing Crisis—What Should I Do

Monday, March 4, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Have you ever had a student that was undergoing crisis—whether from mental health issues, unwanted sexual contact, financial concerns or food insecurity-- and wondered what you could do to help?  Participants will gain knowledge of resources and strategies by working through case studies facilitated by university partners supporting students in crisis.  This workshop is co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Dean of Students.

Teaching Across Cultures–Working Lunch

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

A panel of dynamic faculty leaders will discuss their experiences teaching across cultures, offer strategies that may improve the learning experience for students of all cultures, and share some of the principles of intercultural communication. You will be invited to ask questions and share your own experiences in this interactive session.  Register for Teaching Across Cultures  

Backward Design: Building a Course from Z to A–Working Lunch

Monday, January 28, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Want to grade better assignments?  Want to give better grades without lowering your standards?  Whether you are designing a class session or an entire class, beginning with the end in mind and aligning activities and assessments with your learning objectives can help meet those goals!  

Strategies That Encourage Student Resilience—Working Lunch

Monday, November 26, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

 In this session, we will discuss several factors that enhance resilience. Strategies that faculty may use within the teaching and learning environment that encourage student resiliency skills will be shared. Healthy lunch options are provided.    Register for Strategies That Encourage Student Resilience

Science of Learning: The Wellness Connection–Working Lunch

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Please join Kent State of Wellness and faculty experts for this workshop about the connections between wellness and learning.  Faculty wellness and self-care will also be discussed. Lunch will be provided. Register for Science of Learning Wellness Focus More information coming soon.

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