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

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. 

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!  

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