Summer 2017 CIRTL Network Workshops and Institutes

The national CIRTL Network has a number of opportunities for graduate students and postdocs to stay engaged with the scholarship of teaching over the summer. Opportunities include in-person institutes and online-only workshops. Limited travel funding may be available upon request for current Cornellians (contact

National In-Person Institutes

Every summer, our CIRTL Network research university partners host in-person institutes where graduate students and postdocs can attend multi-day, intensive sessions aimed at improving teaching. Institute hosts reserve a certain number of spots specifically so that participants from CIRTL member institutions can attend at low or no cost.

University of Colorado Boulder Evidence-Based Teaching Institute

  • July 24-28, 2017
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Target audience: Postdocs and new faculty members
  • No fee, but participants are responsible for own travel and lodging


Johns Hopkins Summer Teaching Institute


Evidence-Based Teaching Institute at Vanderbilt University

  • May 22-23, 2017
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Lodging available at no cost
If you are a Cornell graduate student or postdoc interested in applying for travel funding to one of these institutes, please first apply or register directly for the appropriate program, and then contact with details of what institute you hope to attend.

Online 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


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