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Teaching Matters Workshops

January 15, 2016 - 5:30pm

We will be offering the entire set of Teaching Matters workshops next week (please see the schedule below). All workshops will be offered again throughout the upcoming spring 2016 semester, though that schedule has not been finalized yet.

Please use this link to register for any of the workshop(s) that you would like to attend.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
9:30am-10:20am - Setting Expectations
10:30am-11:20am - Classroom Challenges
11:30am-12:00pm - Lunch
12:00-12:50pm - Grading Effectively
1:00pm-1:50pm - The TA and the IOR Role: Communicating Effectively
Thursday, January 14, 2016
9:30am-10:20am - Critical Thinking
10:30am-11:20am - Active Learning Strategies
11:30am-12:00pm - Lunch
12:00-12:50pm - Best Practices for Large Classrooms
1:00pm-1:50pm - Best Practices for Small Group Discussion

Friday, January 15, 2016
9:30am-10:20am - (Backward) Curriculum Design
10:30am-11:20am - Designing Rubrics
11:30am-12:00pm - Lunch
12:00-12:50pm - Instructional Assessment and Student Evaluations
1:00pm-1:50pm - How to Write a Teaching Statement


  • All sessions will be held at the Bobcat Lair (KL 169).
  • Materials will be emailed to those registered, the day before the corresponding workshop.
  • Lunch (usually mushroom pizza and pepperoni pizza) may be served, depending on the number of registered participants. We will email those registered the day before to let them know whether lunch will be provided or they should bring their own.
  • Coffee/tea will be provided.