Preparing for and Leading Effective Discussions


Event Date & Time

  • September 5, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop will be useful to students, staff, or faculty who are interested in actively incorporating ways to share student ideas and generate knowledge in their lessons through discussion. In this workshop, we will not only examine what makes a discussion effective, but we will also develop strategies to help you as an instructor prepare (more…)

Expand Your Repertoire of Questioning Techniques to Improve Student Learning


Event Date & Time

  • September 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Effective question strategies can promote students’ comprehension, stimulate critical thinking, and enliven discussion. They can foster student involvement and facilitate a positive, active learning environment. Despite being a common communication strategy, using questions in teaching and learning is not a given” and, as instructors, we may end up defaulting to the “Any questions?” question more (more…)

The Professional Juggle: How to Manage Time, Work and Life

Series: CTLT Institute


Event Date & Time

  • September 4, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

It can feel impossible sometimes to meet our responsibilities and commitments, both professional and personal without sacrificing something important. Do you find yourself regularly having to “put out fires” instead of engaging in deep scholarly work? Are you losing sleep to cross items off your must-do list? Do you have the feeling that you have (more…)

Offering Effective Feedback


Event Date & Time

  • September 4, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Event Description

“Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on learning and achievement, but this impact can be either positive or negative.” – Hattie & Timperley, 2007 Providing feedback is an important skill that require training and refinement in order to maximize the positive impact on your students’ learning and development. Oral and written feedback are (more…)

Creating Effective Rubrics to Help Students Learn and Save You Time


Event Date & Time

  • September 4, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Description

Well-developed rubrics can help instructors communicate their expectations to students and students may learn important skills to reflect on their own learning and monitor their progress. While a large number of rubrics is freely available on-line for a wide range of learning activities: writings, term projects, video presentation, team work, etc., modifications are often needed (more…)

Developing Your Skills as a Peer Reviewer of Teaching: Introductory Workshop (For Graduate Students)


Event Date & Time

  • September 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

The formative peer review of teaching is a process designed to provide feedback to instructors about their teaching. It is an opportunity for all involved to engage in collegial conversations about teaching and student learning. Please join us for this experiential  workshop suitable for reviewers (mentors) and reviewees (mentees) in the peer review of teaching.  The (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – September 23, 24 & 26, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 23, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 24, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 26, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday August 5 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – September 14, 21 & 22, 2019


Event Date & Time

  • September 14, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 21, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 22, 2019
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 29 at 9am PST (more…)