Event Types: U College Faculty Workshop

University College Course Design Institute

April 16, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

Participants will: Design or redesign a course built on learner-centered design principles using strategies of backward course design; Create and revise learning objectives for their course; Select instructional materials that contribute to student achievement of stated objectives; Draft an assessment plan, including a description of major assignments and exams; Develop a draft of a syllabus […]

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Facilitating Challenging Conversations in the Classroom

February 14, 2017 | Gillian Parrish

While the classroom can be a space for open, respectful conversations on sensitive or controversial topics, facilitating such discussions can be a challenging prospect. This workshop for University College faculty will provide the opportunity to develop strategies for fostering critical thinking, empathetic listening, open-mindedness, and dialogue in the classroom. Topics will include the following: Establishing […]

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Designing Inclusive Course Assignments

February 14, 2017 | Gillian Parrish

What would it mean to consider inclusion and diversity as intentional and integral aspects of the course-planning process? This workshop for faculty will provide an opportunity to identify and discuss some “points of entry”— places where you can infuse principles of inclusive teaching into your course objectives and assignments. Topics will include the following: Integrating […]

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