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

Working Lunch: Teaching Scholars Colloquium

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Teaching Scholars Colloquium will take place in Moulton Hall Ballroom, 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  More information about this working lunch will be coming soon.  Register for the Teaching Scholars Colloquium

Hearing Adjuncts: Best Practices for Faculty Support

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

ED DAUTERICH — FACULTY FELLOW The working lunch will take place in Moulton Hall Ballroom, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  The interactive workshop will provide the opportunity to share ideas on how we can best support adjunct faculty. Register for Hearing Adjuncts: Best Practices for Faculty Support 

Online Science Labs: Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

ERIC TAYLOR — FACULTY FELLOW  The working lunch will take place in 251 CVA (Center for Visual Arts), 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided. Register for Online Science Labs: Challenges and Opportunities 

Service-Learning: Deep Learning for Students, Meaningful Outcomes for the Community

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Have you ever wondered: What makes service-learning different from volunteerism? How would I infuse service-learning into my course or curriculum? How could I determine the impact of service on student learning and personal/professional development?  Please join the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Community Engaged Learning as we answer these questions and more. Lunch will be provided.  Register for Service-Learning

Working Lunch: Inclusive Teaching

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

The working lunch will take place in Moulton Hall Ballroom, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please join us to learn more about what you can do as a faculty member to deliberately cultivate an inclusive teaching environment-- one in which all students feel welcome, valued and supported in their learning. Lunch will be provided. Please register if you plan to attend. Register for Inclusive Teaching

Working Lunch: Student Learning and Gen Z

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

  With each new generation of college students, there come new challenges in figuring out how best to reach them and teach them. The post-millennial generation, or Gen Z, is our most recent generation of college students. What characteristics set them apart? What teaching strategies might work best? Join the Center for Teaching and Learning in exploring “Student Learning and Gen Z”. Lunch will be provided. Alternative inclement weather date: February 20, 2018 

Why Teaching for the Test is Effective: Workshop on Testing for Learning and Evaluation

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

The working lunch will take place in 251 CVA (Center for Visual Arts) 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  Presentation by John Dunlosky and Brad Morris Register for Teaching for the Test   

Working Lunch: Navigating Difficult Conversations and Controversial Subjects

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

The working lunch will take place in room 251 CVA (Center for Visual Arts), 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  Many of our courses challenge students to examine their beliefs, engage in difficult conversations and grapple with controversial subjects. How, as faculty, do we help students to navigate these challenges while cultivating an environment of mutual respect? Join us for a stimulating workshop exploring strategies for navigating this difficult terrain.

Working Lunch: Encouraging Students to think creatively

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

The working lunch will take place in 251 CVA (Center for Visual Arts), 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  How do we encourage and support students in creative endeavors? Courage is at the heart of creativity — the courage to try, to fail, to accept feedback and to try again. In this workshop, participants will learn ways they can encourage students throughout the creative process cycle. A soup and salad will be provided. Registration is required.

Small Teaching in Large Classrooms

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

The working lunch will take place in 251 CVA (Center for Visual Arts), 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A soup and salad will be provided.  The term “small teaching” is one used by Dr. James Lang (author of the book by the same name) to describe small, but powerful modifications to our teaching practices that spark positive change. In this interactive workshop, we will learn from colleagues that have successfully implemented small, but powerful changes that work in large classes.

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