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CIRTL Online Workshop: Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom - Building Rapport and Effective Communication Skills

Develop and practice your own strategies for effective communication in this case-study-based workshop focused on building and maintaining rapport with students. The workshop will include a facilitated case study discussion (see "Workload" below). In that discussion, participants will investigate sources of mis-communication between students and instructors, and discuss tangible strategies to increase effective communication (verbal and non-verbal) with others in and out of the classroom. 

CIRTL Online Workshop: Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom - Cross-Cultural Analysis

Learn how to work with undergraduate students in this workshop designed for international teaching assistants (ITAs) who are getting ready to teach in the American classroom. The workshop will cover important actions ITAs can take before the semester begins and learn about expectations of American undergraduate students in order to more effectively interact with students. Cross-sharing of cultural norms and expectations from participants’ home countries will provide reflective opportunities to determine how best to interact with American undergraduate students.

University-Wide GET SET Teaching Conference

Are you a grad student, teaching assistant or post-doc? Looking for ways to make your teaching more fun and engaging? The Center for Teaching Innovation is pleased to offer the University-wide (U-wide) GET SET Teaching Conference for all graduate students, post-docs, and teaching assistants at Cornell. The conference provides an opportunity for networking and interdisciplinary discussions on teaching with colleagues from across campus. 

Join renowned Cornell faculty and CTI fellows to:

Theater Techniques to Enhance Your Teaching and Speaking

This invitation-only event is for current Center for Teaching Innovation graduate/postdoctoral teaching fellows. By the end of the session, participants will be able to: employ techniques to improve their use of nonverbal communication (body language) in the classroom or presentation setting, and implement strategies to improve how they connect with their audience.

Facilitators: Andrea Beukema, Center for Teaching Innovation, and Colleen McLinn, CU-CIRTL Program Director

Winter 2018 Intergroup Dialogue Project Session for Graduate and Professional Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Do you ever find it challenging to connect with your students? With faculty? With colleagues? Have you ever encountered power dynamics in your field or at Cornell that you didn’t know how to address? Have you ever been in a situation where someone said something that made you uncomfortable and you didn’t know how to react? Do you ever want to talk about social identities like race, gender or sexual orientation, but you don’t know how? Do you want to connect with others who have the same questions?

Winter 2018 Intergroup Dialogue Project Session for Graduate and Professional Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Do you ever find it challenging to connect with your students? With faculty? With colleagues? Have you ever encountered power dynamics in your field or at Cornell that you didn’t know how to address? Have you ever been in a situation where someone said something that made you uncomfortable and you didn’t know how to react? Do you ever want to talk about social identities like race, gender or sexual orientation, but you don’t know how? Do you want to connect with others who have the same questions?

Winter 2018 Intergroup Dialogue Project Session for Graduate and Professional Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Do you ever find it challenging to connect with your students? With faculty? With colleagues? Have you ever encountered power dynamics in your field or at Cornell that you didn’t know how to address? Have you ever been in a situation where someone said something that made you uncomfortable and you didn’t know how to react? Do you ever want to talk about social identities like race, gender or sexual orientation, but you don’t know how? Do you want to connect with others who have the same questions?

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