Online Workshops

Space is limited and advanced registration is required to attend these online workshops from the national Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network. Each workshop opens for registration one month before the workshop's first meeting date, and will involve some pre- and post-session work. More information

Fall 2017 Online Workshops

Qualitative Research Primer: Using Narrative Data In Your Teaching-as-Research Project
Get an introduction to analyzing narrative data (intended especially for students pursuing a TAR project).

Finding and Evaluating Educational Literature
Learn how to find and critically evaluate literature for educational research.

Diversity Statement Workshop
Learn how to draft a meaningful statement that is a common part of job applications.

  • Monday, October 23 and Monday, October 30, 2017
  • Exact time is TBD. 90-minute sessions will fall within 4:30-6:30pm ET 
  • Online at:

​Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan
Craft a robust IDP draft and action plan by learning the components of successful, sustainable plans.

Integrating Civic Learning into the STEM Classroom
Civic learning intentionally prepares students for informed and engaged participation in their communities. Learn how to develop civic learning assignments and learning goals in this workshop.

Introduction to STEM Project Based Learning
In project-based learning, students investigate relevant, complex scientific situations to learn new concepts. Learn how to design project-based learning activities in this workshop.

Leveraging Open Source Principles and Resources for Teaching and Learning in STEM
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of open source educational materials and sample two platforms with hands-on activities.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences.

Teaching Inclusively
Practice navigating difficult classroom discussions around issues of inclusion and diversity.


Recent Workshops

Developing a CV or Resume

  • Thursday, June 22 and Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:30pm ET
  • Offered by University of Texas at Arlington
  • Meets online
  • Registration from May 29-June 14, 2017

Level Up: Designing a Game-Based Learning Environment

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 1:00-3:00pm ET
  • Offered by Texas A&M University
  • Meets online
  • Registration from June 5-19, 2017

Managing Difficult Conversations Through the Lens of Social Identity

Learn various strategies to foster inclusive teaching and research environments

  • Wednesday, April 12 from 2:30-4:00 pm ET 
  • Registration open from March 20 through April 5
  • Online at:

The Unique Challenges of Engaging and Teaching First Year Students

Learn approaches you can use as a TA or instructor to improve your teaching in first-year classes

  • Friday February 3 from 2:30 to 5:00pm ET - Register
  • Registration open from January 17 through January 30

Creating Video Snip Modules for Active Teaching and Learning

Develop basic skills for editing videos down to easily digestible clips for class lectures

  • Wednesday, February 15 and Wednesday, February 22 from 3:30 to 5:00pm pm ET - Register
  • Registration open from January 23 through February 6
  • Online at:

How to Break Through Students' Misconceptions of Science

Explore ways to counteract common misconceptions among STEM learners

  • Wednesday, March 1 from 4:00-6:00 pm ET 
  • Registration open from February 6 through February 20
  • Online at:

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Strengthen your instruction by developing your own teaching philosophy statement

  • Thursday, December 1 and Thursday, December 15 from 3:30-5:00 pm ET
  • Registration open from November 8 - November 21
  • Online at:


Developing Work-Life Resilience

Incorporate work-life balance into your professional development with concrete tips

  • Tuesday, November 29 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET
  • Registration open from November 8 - November 21
  • Online at:

Universal Design for Learning: Reaching and Teaching Diverse Learners

Learn how Universal Design can strengthen your instruction for all students

  • Wednesday, November 16 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET
  • Registration deadline was November 7
  • Online at: