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February 2019

Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom: Building Rapport and Effective Communication Skills

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Develop and practice your own strategies for effective communication with students in this case-study-based online workshop.

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Writing a Diversity Statement

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Draft a diversity statement - sought after in job applications - that incorporates your own experiences and helpful strategies in this two-part online workshop.

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Getting Hired at Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Drop in on events in this three-part series to learn more about what it's like to work at a community college. This career can have high impact on students beginning their higher education and often includes a strong community focused work environment.

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Teaching with Technology

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Become familiar with a variety of digital tools designed to enhance student learning in the one-part online workshop.

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April 2019

Understanding Diversity and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Drop in on events in this three-part series to learn more about what it's like to work at a community college. This career can have high impact on students beginning their higher education and often includes a strong community focused work environment.

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All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hear grad students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research projects in this stand-alone, drop-in online event.

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Faculty Advising in a Community College Setting: What You Need to Know and How to do it Well

Monday, April 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Relationships—especially those with faculty—are powerful tools that aid in students’ personal and professional development. Advising students is a key role that many faculty play in addition to engaging students in classroom or research settings. This workshop is designed to help all future and current faculty learn how to advise effectively.

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June 2019

Developing a CV or Resume

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Participants will become familiar with the formats, purposes, and structures of various academic and professional CVs, through individual and group reviews of exemplary documents, and through drafting their own long-form CV and one shorter document.

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September 2019

Using Qualitative Methods To Enrich Teaching and Learning

Monday, September 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Get an introduction to qualitative research methods for classroom-based research in this two-part online workshop. Learn the advantages of using observation as a qualitative method, and explore what makes for effective qualitative research interviews. Cap. 25.

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January 2020

Lessons Learned In the Major Professor-Graduate Student Relationship: A Conversation

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sit in on a conversation between a professor and three of her graduate students as they discuss what they've learned over the course of their mentor-mentee relationship.

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Introduction to Teaching at a Community College

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A career at a community college can have a high impact on students beginning their higher education journey. Learn from a panel for faculty about their experiences working at a community college.

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February 2020

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Use this two-part online workshop to draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences, and be ready for the academic job market.

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Facilitating Work-Life Balance and Resilience

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Examine your current work-life balance and develop a plan to support resilience and success

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Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges.

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Developing Equity-Minded Mentors among Faculty and Researchers

Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Get an introduction to effective mentoring skills and learn how to apply an equity framework to mentor-mentee relationships in this one-part workshop

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March 2020

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn from a panel of community college faculty and administrators about their insights on student diversity and creating equitable classrooms.

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Going online: Learning community conversation and support

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

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Date and times (drop-in to one or more): Fri 3/20, Mon 3/23 or Tues 3/24 from 12:30pm-1:30pm How to join: * Blackboard Collaborate Ultra guest link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/819ed5f1812a453d8d916c28b80d3721 * Or call in via phone: +1-571-392-7650 PIN:…

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Going online: Learning community conversation and support

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Date and times (drop-in to one or more): Fri 3/20, Mon 3/23 or Tues 3/24 from 12:30pm-1:30pm How to join: * Blackboard Collaborate Ultra guest link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/819ed5f1812a453d8d916c28b80d3721 * Or call in via phone: +1-571-392-7650 PIN:…

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Going online: Learning community conversation and support

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Date and times (drop-in to one or more): Fri 3/20, Mon 3/23 or Tues 3/24 from 12:30pm-1:30pm How to join: * Blackboard Collaborate Ultra guest link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/819ed5f1812a453d8d916c28b80d3721 * Or call in via phone: +1-571-392-7650 PIN:…

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April 2020

All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects

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Writing a Diversity Statement

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - Wednesday, April 22, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Develop your own diversity statement that reflects your personal and professional experiences relating to inclusion, diversity, and equity.

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Panel: Exploring Careers in Higher Ed Teaching

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Will your future career include teaching? Hear from faculty at different institutions about getting the professional development you need, interviewing successfully, and working the job.

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May 2020

Inclusive Teaching Workshop

Friday, May 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Examine a range of inclusive teaching approaches to use in the classroom and beyond, and practice what to say during "hot moments" or difficult discussions.

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June 2020

Leading Discussions Online

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Discuss effective approaches to running synchronous online discussion sections in this session tailored to TAs.

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What does a TAR Community Look Like During COVID-19?

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Discuss how CIRTL practitioners have adjusted their Teaching as Research projects to a remote-teaching environment and reflect on the importance of community for future faculty in the wake of a pandemic.

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Blending Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Teaching

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to create a blended course in a cohesive way while fostering an equitable learning environment for students.

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August 2020

Designing and facilitating remote discussion sections

Monday, August 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - Wednesday, August 19, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Develop a versatile toolbox to facilitate and structure remote discussions that equitably engage students.

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September 2020

Designing and facilitating remote discussion sections

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - Friday, September 11, 2020 @ 2:30 pm

Develop a versatile toolbox to facilitate and structure remote discussions that equitably engage students.

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Interactive learning in BBC-U: How to, tips and tricks

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How can you use polls, annotating, the whiteboard, and breakout groups to promote engaging and effective synchronous teaching sessions in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, specifically? This workshop will demo and talk best practices

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Bring an Inclusive Mindset to Your Teaching

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn about inclusive teaching approaches that build upon inclusive design frameworks, case studies, and educational research in this one-session workshop.

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October 2020

Overview of High-Impact Practices (HIPs), Taxonomies, and Assessment

Monday, October 5, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Examine the defining feature of a high-impact practice and how these are realized within different types of engaged learning experiences, such as service learning, undergraduate research, internships, learning communities, ePortfolios, and Capstone experiences.

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Global Learning and Engagement

Monday, October 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In this session, participants will examine ways in which to embed global learning experiences into curricular experiences to increase student engagement and learning.

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Reducing Math Anxiety Among Your Students

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Gain a better understanding of the psychological and cognitive basis for math anxiety, and learn instructional strategies to minimize math anxiety for your students in this one-session workshop.

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Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience

Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In this session, participants will examine course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) and how these can be used to promote equitable access to research-based experiences for undergraduate students.

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Introduction to Teaching at a Community College

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A career teaching in Community Colleges can have a high impact on students beginning their higher education journey. In this panel, listen to faculty discuss their experiences working in community colleges. Bring your questions and prepare to explore this wonderful career path.

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November 2020

Using an ePortfolio to Promote Reflection and Integration of Knowledge

Monday, November 2, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In this session, participants will receive some background on ePortfolios and view examples that reflect best-practices.

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Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Define achievable goals, identify resources, and develop strategies for implementing and sustaining your plans. This workshop is co-sponsored with the Graduate School Office of Professional Development.

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Inclusive Teaching Workshop

Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Examine a range of inclusive teaching approaches to use in the classroom and beyond, and practice what to say during "hot moments" or difficult discussions.

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Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this workshop, learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges.

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December 2020

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

If you are interested in exploring a career at a community college, then understanding the diversity of their student populations is crucial. This panel consisting of faculty and administrators from various community colleges will share insights on student diversity.

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January 2021

Teaching Inclusively & Equitably from the First Day of Class

Friday, January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Research demonstrates that building a student’s sense of belongingness is key to their academic success. Set expectations — and make a great impression — starting on day one.

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Interactive learning in BBC-U: How to, tips and tricks

Tuesday, January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

How can you use polls, annotating, the whiteboard, and breakout groups to promote engaging and effective synchronous teaching sessions in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, specifically? This workshop will demo and talk best practices

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