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  1. Collecting student feedback is a critical component of reflecting on, and improving, one’s teaching. Many faculty are familiar with receiving student feedback at the end of a course through Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs). However, collecting student feedback during the semester allows instructors to apply feedback from current students to their current course and improve the learning …more

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  2. Are you searching for strategies to re-engage students in the middle of the semester? In-class discussions can be an excellent way to help students identify connections, explore different perspectives, and develop their speaking skills while providing you, the instructor, with feedback on students’ understanding of and attitudes toward the material. This workshop will help you develop a plan to …more

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  3. How can I apply the science of learning to enhance my teaching? In this in-person, brown bag lunch series we will explore principles that span disciplines including psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and anthropology to dig deeper into how humans learn. This session will focus on how mindset impacts learning and how to foster confidence and growth mindset in students, and yourself. The session …more

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    Center for Teaching, Research and Learning
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    Workshops and Seminars
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  4. Are you working on building your teaching portfolio, or considering how to get started? Join CTRL’s Teaching & Learning Team and colleagues from across campus to discuss the purpose and structure of a teaching statement and develop a plan to begin drafting your own.

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  5. Come join AU Core faculty to discuss how we can connect across the core.

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    Center for Teaching, Research and Learning
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    Workshops and Seminars
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  6. How should we respond in our classrooms to distressing events that occur on and off campus, given our own expertise and the content of our courses? This session aims to cultivate confidence among instructors in addressing hate-based events with students. Participants will discuss the importance of acknowledging and processing hate-based events in class, review strategies for responding, and plan …more

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  7. How can I apply the science of learning to enhance my teaching? In this in-person, brown bag lunch series we will explore principles that span disciplines including psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and anthropology to dig deeper into how humans learn. This session will focus on strategies to support metacognition and self-regulated learning in students, and yourself. The session will begin …more

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    Center for Teaching, Research and Learning
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  8. Alternative grading methods, such as ungrading and contract grading, have gained traction in recent years as a response to both the pandemic and broader equity-based shifts within higher education. These alternative grading methods can help instructors begin to address systemic inequities within our traditional grading systems, as well as student and instructor concerns and anxieties around …more

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  9. Did an activity, session, assignment, or entire course not go as planned this?academic year??This session offers an opportunity to learn from?instructional disappointments?in collaboration with colleagues.? Participants should?come?ready to?discuss?one aspect of their teaching that?they would like to improve upon?– as small as an awkward class discussion, or as large as a course that didn’t meet …more

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    Center for Teaching, Research and Learning
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    Workshops and Seminars
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