Putting Your Student Evals to Work in the New Semester

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

You've received your student course evaluations from last semester, but now what? In this session, we’ll discuss how to interpret your evals - good or bad - and how to use the results to inform your teaching in the Fall semester. If you have questions concerning this Virtual Conversation, please […]

Adopting Inclusive Syllabus Language

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In addition to providing important university policies and acting as a reference guide for course logistics and requirements, the syllabus is likely one of the first places where students will begin to become acquainted with you and your course. As such, it can begin to set a positive, inclusive tone […]

Considering Religious Observances in Course Planning: A Virtual Conversation with the Office of Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life

  • Co-Sponsored Event
  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this virtual conversation with staff from Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life, faculty will learn about ways to support students' observances of religious holidays that overlap with the semester. We’ll share key information about the new Religious Holiday Class Absence Policy and provide tips for helping all students feel included and respected while also keeping your courses on track. […]

Building Belonging in the First Weeks of Class

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student’s sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. For questions about this virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Denise Leonard, Associate Director of Graduate Student and Postdoc Programs   Registration

Putting Your Student Evals to Work in the New Semester

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

You've received your student course evaluations from last semester, but now what? In this session, we’ll discuss how to interpret your evals - good or bad - and how to use the results to inform your teaching in the Fall semester. If you have questions concerning this Virtual Conversation, please […]

Bringing the Museum to Your Classroom: A Virtual Conversation with the Kemper Art Museum

  • Co-Sponsored Event
  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this virtual conversation, instructors will learn about resources at the Kemper Art Museum to consider for Spring semester planning, including upcoming exhibitions and custom-designed tours. We'll share ways to incorporate art into course curriculum across a range of disciplines and provide some examples of how teaching with art can […]

Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student’s sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. For questions about this virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Eric Fournier, Director of Educational Development   Registration

Quick Tips for Responding in the Moment to Students in Distress

  • Co-Sponsored Event
  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Build your confidence to respond to student needs in this 30-minute session by adding more communication tools to your toolbox. Learn strategies and language to respond to students of concern during in-person meetings and via email communication. Learn what resources are at your fingertips to help students in crisis. This […]

Adopting Inclusive Syllabus Language

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In addition to providing important university policies and acting as a reference guide for course logistics and requirements, the syllabus is likely one of the first places where students will begin to become acquainted with you and your course. As such, it can begin to set a positive, inclusive tone […]

Reconceptualizing Office Hours

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

While we set aside office hours each semester as an opportunity for students to come visit us if they need extra support in our classes, often this time remains an underappreciated, underutilized resource. In this virtual conversation, we will take a closer look at what research says about why students, […]

Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student’s sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. For questions about this virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Eric Fournier   Registration

Reconceptualizing Office Hours

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

While we set aside office hours each semester as an opportunity for students to come visit us if they need extra support in our classes, often this time remains an underappreciated, underutilized resource. In this virtual conversation, we will take a closer look at what research says about why students, […]

Building Belonging in the First Weeks of Class

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student’s sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. For questions about this virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Denise Leonard, Associate Director for Graduate Student and Postdoc Programs   Registration