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CIRTL Network Teaching Institutes

Summer 2018 Teaching Institutes

Cornell graduate students and postdocs interested in applying for travel reimbursement - please contact Dr. Colleen McLinn at cu-cirtl@cornell.edu as soon as possible after applying to the desired institute. Preference will be given to participants in CU-CIRTL certificate programsLearn more

Introduction to Problem-Based Learning

University of Delaware

May 22-24, 2018

Get an introduction to inquiry-based instructional approaches centered around problem-based learning in this three-day, in-person teaching institute at the University of Delaware. Register here.

Teaching Institute - Johns Hopkins University I

Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus

May 30-June 1, 2018

This three-day intensive workshop, led by experienced Johns Hopkins University faculty, has been designed to address common themes and challenges in teaching and education at the post-secondary level. Through faculty presentations and group work, you will learn about innovations and research in undergraduate education. Register here early—this institute tends to fill up quickly.

Teaching Institute - Johns Hopkins University II

Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore Campus

June 6-8, 2018

This three-day intensive workshop, led by experienced Johns Hopkins University faculty, has been designed to address common themes and challenges in teaching and education at the post-secondary level. Through faculty presentations and group work, you will learn about innovations and research in undergraduate education. Register here early—this institute tends to fill up quickly.

Summer Teaching Institute

University of British Columbia

July 9-13, 2018

This institute consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to STEM Graduate Students and scholars new to teaching. During the institute participants will teach three short lessons and receive feedback from their peers. Registration details TBA. Learn more

Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching (Online)

Meets Online

July 23-27, 2018

This 5 day online workshop designed to have participants meet the goals and learning outcomes of the CIRTL Associates Level Certificate. During the workshop participants will be engaged in both asynchronous and synchronous on-line presentations, discussions and working groups to develop a teaching activity that incorporates the CIRTL Core Ideas. Registration details TBA. Learn more

Evidence-Based Introduction to Teaching

University of Colorado at Boulder

July 23-27, 2018

Calling all STEM postdocs and new faculty! Teaching for the first time? Interested in improving your teaching? Join us at EBIT, a five-day, four-hour per day summer institute for postdocs and new faculty that uses the engineering principles of “Design, Build, Test, and Iterate” to develop course content and assessments. Take part in a genuine student-centered learning experience that will help you in your job search or help start your job off right! Topics addressed in this institute include: Educational research techniques, learning objectives, targeted assessments, active teaching strategies, and other CIRTL Core Ideas. Register online

Summer Institute on Quality Assessment Practices

Drexel University

August 21-23, 2018

The Drexel CIRTL Summer Institute on Quality Assessment Practices offers a three-day institute to STEM graduate and post-docs to advance their knowledge of principles and techniques in assessment. The institute includes tools, resources, and sessions on effective assessment techniques that will help improve teaching and STEM research effectiveness. Registration details TBA. Learn more

 

Past Institutes

Building Foundational Teaching Skills: A Workshop for Postdocs

Boston University

April 5-6, 2018

Join us for a two-day bootcamp to enhance your teaching skills and prepare to teach undergraduate students. Workshops include introductions to active learning, competency-based education, teaching as a team, and creating inclusive learning environments. Learn more

One-Day Regional Institute: Teaching at Teaching-Intensive Institutions

Westfield State University

Friday, October 6, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, a CIRTL Network institution, is co-sponsoring "Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions" on Friday, October 6. The one-day, face-to-face teaching institute will take place at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts.

The day-long institute will introduce graduate students and postdocs to faculty careers at teaching-intensive institutions. Many faculty enjoy rewarding careers at colleges and universities that primarily emphasize teaching, including liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and regional comprehensive universities. This event will provide participants with a valuable opportunity to learn from and network with faculty and deans from a range of teaching-intensive institutions across the New England region. They will be available to review and offer advice on CVs and cover letters, so bring yours along. In addition, sessions are scheduled on a variety of topics pertinent to careers in Teaching-Intensive institutions. Space is limited and registration is required.

The institute is offered at no cost. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and lodging; lunch will be provided. Questions? Contact Amhert's Office of Professional Development at opd@grad.umass.edu