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Past Events

June 1, 2020

Identifying and Reducing Implicit Bias in Pedagogical Decision-Making

June 1, 2020 at 8:00amAugust 25, 2020 at 5:00pm

335A Link Hall

This workshop affords participants a chance to explore some common types of implicit bias as they relate to education and fosters opportunities to think through ways to reduce these types of bias in…

Establishing Civility and Positive Climate in Your Teaching Environment

June 1, 2020 at 8:00amAugust 25, 2020 at 5:00pm

335A Link Hall

This workshop affords participants a chance to explore strategies for fostering civil behavior and positive climate in their courses.

April 8, 2020

Navigating Challenges of Diversity in the Classroom

April 8, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Online

Work through reality-based classroom scenarios dealing with issues of diversity and inclusion using a framework designed to build equity literacy.

April 7, 2020

Creative Assignments and Alternative Assessments

April 7, 2020 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Meredith Martin, Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology will share how she engages in creative design and how she considers the needs of all the students in the classroom. Come learn about…

March 25, 2020

Transparent Teaching: An Evidence-Based Inclusive Practice

March 25, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Online

Evidence shows that making assignments transparent can positively impact students’ course performance and removes barriers to student success. Transparent teaching practices help to make classrooms…

March 18, 2020

Small Teaching Workshop

March 18, 2020 at 9:00am3:00pm

Link Hall, 331

At this workshop, learn small, powerful, concrete, positive, research-based changes to course design and teaching practices that can be implemented in classes right away. Based on the work of James…

March 6, 2020

Dialogues on Diversity: A Panel Discussion on Inclusive Classroom Practices

March 6, 2020 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Hall of Languages, 500

Hear from your colleagues about what they have tried, what worked, and what they will try next. Come to this session to ask questions, share your practices, and learn from each other. Lunch will be…

March 5, 2020

Transparent Teaching: An Evidence-Based Inclusive Practice

March 5, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Evidence shows that making assignments transparent can positively impact students’ course performance and removes barriers to student success. Transparent teaching practices help to make classrooms…

February 26, 2020

flyer for Reimagining Student Writers event

Lunch Workshop: Reimagining Student Writers

February 26, 2020 at 12:45pm2:00pm

Tolley Building, 304

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition presents: The Reimagining Student Writers Series: “Writing Across the Curriculum: Developing Strategies to Teach Writing in the…

February 20, 2020

Problematizing Identity and Intersectionality on the College Campus

February 20, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Explore the topics of  identity and intersectionality as they relate to college teaching and learning. Lunch will be provided. Offered twice this semester: February 10 and February 20.

February 10, 2020

Problematizing Identity and Intersectionality on the College Campus

February 10, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Explore the topics of  identity and intersectionality as they relate to college teaching and learning. Lunch will be provided. Offered twice this semester: February 10 and February 20.

February 4, 2020

How to Make Group Work “Work”

February 4, 2020 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Hall of Languages, 500

Promote collaboration, inclusivity, and diversity in your classroom through group work. Engage with your colleagues in a world café to experience the benefits of dynamic group interaction from a…

January 30, 2020

Navigating Challenges of Diversity in the Classroom

January 30, 2020 at 12:00pm2:00pm

Bird Library, 114

Work through reality-based classroom scenarios dealing with issues of diversity and inclusion using a framework designed to build equity literacy. Lunch will be provided. Offered twice this semester:…

January 7, 2020

Small Teaching Workshop

January 7, 2020 at 9:00am3:00pm

Carnegie Library, 219

At this workshop, learn small, powerful, concrete, positive, research-based changes to course design and teaching practices that can be implemented in classes right away. Based on the work of James…

November 18, 2019

Teaching Science Writing Coffee Group

November 18, 2019 at 11:00am12:00pm

Hendricks Chapel, Noble Room

Join Genevieve Garcia de Mueller and Lenny Grant for conversations about teaching science writing. The group will meet from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Noble Room in Hendricks Chapel on the…

Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education Book Group

November 18, 2019 at 9:00am10:00am

Eggers Hall, Eggers Café

Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education by Nathan D. Grawe is a practical guide for navigating coming enrollment challenges to higher education. Facilitated by Meredith Symposium member…

November 15, 2019

The Happy Professor Book Group

November 15, 2019 at 3:30pm4:30pm

Maxwell Hall, 105

The Happy Professor: How to Teach Undergraduates and Feel Good About It by Bill Coplin is a self-help manual so that undergraduate professors in all fields can test out his suggestions ideas for…

October 21, 2019

Teaching Science Writing Coffee Group

October 21, 2019 at 11:00am12:00pm

Hendricks Chapel, Noble Room

Join Genevieve Garcia de Mueller and Lenny Grant for conversations about teaching science writing. The group will meet from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Noble Room in Hendricks Chapel on the…

Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education Book Group

October 21, 2019 at 9:00am10:00am

Eggers Hall, Eggers Café

Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education by Nathan D. Grawe is a practical guide for navigating coming enrollment challenges to higher education. Facilitated by Meredith Symposium member…

October 18, 2019

The Happy Professor Book Group

October 18, 2019 at 3:30pm4:30pm

Maxwell Hall, 105

The Happy Professor: How to Teach Undergraduates and Feel Good About It by Bill Coplin is a self-help manual so that undergraduate professors in all fields can test out his suggestions ideas for…