Spring 2022 Program Preview

Teaching Talks

30-60-minute interactive sessions that are ‘open’ (e.g., knotty problems) or topic-specific. Teaching Talks are hosted by CfT or with campus partners.

  • Time commitment: Low to medium
  • Participant preparation: Low
  • Format: Virtual and in-person

No Time to Read Book Club

Low-pressure discussion group examining teaching ideas in a recent ‘best seller’…and you don’t have to read!

Spring 2022 selection: The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion by Sarah Rose Cavanaugh

  • Time commitment: Low to medium
  • Participant commitment: Low to medium
  • Format: Virtual

Learning Communities

Small group (8-12 faculty and staff) deeply exploring a topic of interest

New Spring 2022 Learning Community: Inclusive Excellence-Designing Learning for All

Learning Communities accepting new members:

  • Assessment Redesign Group
  • Racial Justice and Community Engagement
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Time commitment: Medium to high
  • Participant preparation: High
  • Format: Varies (based on group needs)

One Hour, One Idea

One-hour sessions focused on teaching strategies you can use NOW to support student learning. This spring, we’ll focus on supporting student metacognition and knowing ‘how’ to learn.

  • Time commitment: Low to medium
  • Participant preparation: Low
  • Format: Virtual and in-person

Consultations

1:1 meetings with CfT to brainstorm solutions to individual teaching challenges. Consultations are a fantastic way for groups of faculty or departments to receive one-time or ongoing course development and teaching support!

  • Time commitment: Varies
  • Participant preparation: Medium to high
  • Format: Virtual and in-person