CIRTL Network Teaching Institutes
Summer 2018 Teaching Institutes
Cornell graduate students and postdocs are invited to register for multi-day teaching institutes being hosted across the CIRTL Network in Summer 2018. Some institutes provide meals or partial lodging. If you are a Cornellian interested in applying for travel reimbursement - contact Dr. Colleen McLinn at email@example.com as soon as possible after applying to the desired institute. Preference will be given to participants in CU-CIRTL certificate programs.
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.
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. Only waiting list registration is still possible.
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.
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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org