Past Events | Center for Teaching and Learning | 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.

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.

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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 More information coming soon. 

What Really Matters?: Aligning Bandwidth Demands with Learning Objectives Workshop

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Dr. Tina Bhargava, Kent State University Register for What Really Matters?: Aligning Bandwidth Demands with Learning Objectives

Interventions that Help Students Regain Bandwidth Workshop

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Workshop Description

Dr. Cia Verschelden: Bandwidth Recovery Keynote

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Bandwidth Recovery: How Cognitive Resources are Depleted by Poverty, Racism, and other 'Differentisms' and How We Can Help Students Reclaim Them