May 2022 Teaching Professional Development Events – Engage & Learn!

Teaching faculty, mark your calendar!

Engage with colleagues in one or more of the following events brought to you by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Fellows Program partners in the CTL, Academic Technologies, and Ecampus. For the full Spring listing, go to Faculty Training Opportunities.

May 3 & 4 calendar page

Ecampus Faculty Forum

Register. Tuesday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 4. Annual event, will be a mix of online and in person this year.

May 5 calendar page

Tools for Student Engagement

Register. Thursday, May 5, at 1 to 1:40 pm. Join us to explore how to leverage educational technologies for student engagement across teaching modalities.

May 10 calendar page

CTL Sparkshop: Engaging Students in Cooperative Learning in STEM Classes

Register. Tuesday, May 10, at 12 to 12:45 pm. Want to know evidence-based conditions and strategies for engaging students in productive cooperative learning experiences? Participate in the cooperative learning workshop!

May 10 through 24 calendar page

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

Register. Tuesday, May 10 through Tuesday, May 24. Open to Ecampus faculty, QM’s flagship workshop on the QM rubric provides an overview of the research-based QM rurbic to support the design and development of effective courses.  No pre-requisites, but faculty should have taught online or be developing an online course with Ecampus.

May 11 calendar page

Apply Story Design to Your Teaching Using Technology

Register. Wednesday, May 11, at 12 to 12:30 pm. Stories engage our thinking, emotions, and imagination. Learn how to easily add Story Design into your teaching using Canvas, PPT & Video to improve student engagement, comprehension and retention.

May 16 calendar page

Think Open Symposium

Register. Monday, May 16, at 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. An in-person symposium (CH2M HILL Alumni Center) featuring lively presentations and discussions on open educational resources (OER), open pedagogy and open access.

May 18 calendar page

Recording Video in the Field — Know Before You Go

Register. Wednesday, May 18, at 12 to 12:30 pm. Bring what you are teaching to life by recording your own videos in the field. Learn how to prepare before you go and pro tips for what to do and not to do.

May 20 calendar page

CTL Sparkshops: Using Rubrics to Support and Assess Student Learning

Register. Friday, May 20, at 12 to 12:45 pm. Do you want to know how to use rubrics to support transparency in assessments and enhance student learning? Join Funmi Amobi and Weiwei Zhang for an informative discussion on how to help students understand the expectations for successful performance, how their current work relates to the expectations, and what they must do to close the gaps.

Video Editing for Ease, Accessibility and Interactivity

Register. Wednesday, May 25, at 12 to 12:30 pm. Learn about different video editing tools, how to easily add captions, and ways to create engaging videos using interactive video quizzing.

Want to tailor professional development for your college or academic unit?

Reach out to your college’s CTL Fellow(s) or contact the CTL Fellow Program Coordinator. Current CTL Fellows may be offering college or academic unit specific events in addition to the above. CTL Fellows are here to explore how to foster pedagogical successes in the colleges and are ready for discussion!

Additional resources are available on the CTL website and via one-on-one consults.

Don’t have time to attend? Explore pedagogical resources at your pace on the CTL website. Got a question, but not sure where to go? Start here! 

Meet the 21-22 Center for Teaching and Learning Fellows followed by pictures of each of the CTL Fellows
Center for Teaching and Learning Entrance
photo credits: Cub Kahn