The Center for Teaching and Learning hosts events at the Kent Campus and various Regional Campuses throughout the year. Below are events previously presented.  Resources from events are linked within event descriptions. 

Holistic Evaluation of Teaching

Thursday, February 20, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

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

“Why Do I Have to Take This Class Anyway?” Helping Students Find Meaning in Your Course

Thursday, February 6, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

It’s painful when students view courses in our discipline as burdensome chores or mere hurdles on their way to the finish line.  We love our subjects, so why don’t they?! In this interactive workshop, participants will leave with strategies to help students make meaningful connections with the subject matter and gain useful skills for their future. Register for Why Do I Have to Take This Class Anyway?

Two (or More) Heads Are Better Than One: Strategies That Make the Most of the Social Aspect of Collaborative Learning

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Collaboration is a powerful tool for learning and is one of the top 3 skills that employers look for when making hiring decisions.  Learn more about how it works, different options for collaborative learning, and guidance for implementing collaborative learning in your course.   Register for Two (or More) Heads Are Better Than One

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