We offer workshops throughout the year on a wide variety of topics, including Teaching Techniques, Assessment and Online Teaching. Below find the current schedule of workshops for 2012-2013. We will be updating this schedule on a regular basis, so please check back.
If you have any suggestions for a workshop topic, or would like to volunteer to offer a workshop through the CATL, please email us.
September 21st, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m., 1965 Room
Whose Course is This? with Faculty Forum
October 1st, 3.40 p.m. - 5.00 p.m., MAC 105
Cathy Davison, author of Now You See It, Common Theme Speaker
October 9th, 8.00 p.m., Phoenix Rooms
High impact practices and Inclusivity with Denise Bartell, Scott Ashmann & Alison Gates
October 12th, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m., MAC 301
How to Respond to the Increasing Popularity of Online Education with Faculty Forum
November 12th, 3.40 p.m. - 5.00 p.m., MAC 105
Course Design Workshop with Jill White
December 7th, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m., 1965 Room
Faculty Development Conference: Teaching & Technology
Flipping the Classroom
On April 16th, 2012, Professors Angela Bauer-Dantoin (Biology), David Voelker (History) and Jeremy Wildenberg (Modern Languages) presented on the topic of 'Flipping the Classroom'. This is an innovative strategy that utilizes technology to 'cover' the material, allowing faculty to devote class time to discussion, active learning and building critical thinking skills.
If you missed this great workshop, check out our Flipping the Classroom resources page for the video of the presentation, plus lots more information.
Teaching Writing Effectively in Any Course
On August 24th, 2011, the CATL sponsored an afternoon workshop on "Teaching Writing Effectively in Any Course". Beginning with an introductory plenary session hosted by Brian Sutton, entitled "Helping Students Write Better: What the Research Says, What our Colleagues Say", participants could then choose from four options in three concurrent sessions
If you'd like to learn more about what was covered at this workshop, visit our Teaching Writing Effectively in Any Course resource page.