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

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. 

Holistic Evaluation of Teaching

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

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

Linda B. Nilson: Maximizing Student Learning and Participation in Discussions

Friday, September 20, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

Workshop 2

Linda B. Nilson: Transforming your Students into Self-Regulated Learners Workshop

Friday, September 20, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:00am

Workshop 1

Linda B. Nilson: Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside

Thursday, September 19, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Linda B. Nilson Keynote Linda B. Nilson, Ph.D. is director emerita of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI) at Clemson University and author of "Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors", now in its fourth edition. She is the author of five additional books on topics such as self-regulated learning and creating engaging discussions. She is a highly regarded speaker and has delivered about 500 keynotes, webinars and workshops both nationally and internationally on dozens of topics related to college teaching. 

Cultivating a Culture of Care in the Classroom

Thursday, September 5, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

How can faculty promote student learning by cultivating a culture of care in the classroom?  What responsibility do we have?  How do we balance caring and rigor?  And what about caring and faculty burnout?  If these and similar questions have you wondering, then this workshop is for you.  This interactive workshop is offered in collaboration with the Great Place Initiative. Register for Cultivating a Culture of Care

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.