Events

Upcoming Events

Monday Jan. 24
Teaching Preparation Series, Understanding your role: How do I work effectively with students & faculty?
4 to 5:15 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

As a graduate student, you assume many roles: teacher, instructor, as well as student. In this workshop, you will learn about and apply theories of self-directed learning to students and oneself’s achievement, as well as gain strategies about setting expectations and working effectively with students and faculty. Event Details

Monday Jan. 31
Teaching Preparation Series, How we learn: How can I use pedagogical theory to make learning last?
All Day Event
Asynchronous - see description below

Join us for an introductory crash course in the cognitive theories underlying learning and memory. Discover how you can leverage these theories to encourage deep, meaningful, long-lasting learning for your students. Event Details

Monday Jan. 31
Teaching Preparation Series, Inclusive Teaching 101: How do I make my classroom a welcome learning environment for all students?
4 to 5:15 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

In this workshop we will explore some notable frameworks for inclusive teaching and learning. Participants will recognize that inclusivity in the classroom will go beyond the work done in this workshop, identify strategies that can be applied immediately to our teaching, and lastly formulate a plan as to which framework or idea to ‘dig deeper’ into as an act of continued work in this topic. Event Details

Friday Feb. 4
Introduction to ClioVis - Maximizing Course Possibilities
11 a.m. to Noon
Zoom

ClioVis is an innovative digital timeline tool that is easy to use and engaging by design. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how embedding ClioVis in your course can provide a wide range of possibilities for helping students practice active learning and critical thinking skills that “stick.” This workshop is designed for faculty, staff, and graduate students who are relatively new to ClioVis and who would like to use ClioVis to support students' experiential learning. Event Details

Friday Feb. 4
Advanced Work with ClioVis & Student Examples
Noon to 1 p.m.
Zoom

In this companion workshop to the Introduction to ClioVis, faculty, staff, and graduate students who are familar with ClioVis will be able to explore a range of topics including different forms of visualization available through ClioVis timelines, how to make ClioVis projects inclusive and accessible, and how to embed ClioVis projects within Wordpress sites. During the session, student work across several academic disciplines will be highlighted. Event Details

Monday Feb. 7
What Inclusive Instructors Do Book Club (Session 1)
3 to 3:45 p.m.
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/95518951459

Spring Semester 2022 Book Discussion Group. We will be reading What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching by Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell, and Mallory E. SoRelle Stylus 2021. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 9
Texas Teach Up
All Day Event

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Thursday Feb. 10
Texas Teach Up
All Day Event

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Friday Feb. 11
Teaching Preparation Series, Lesson planning: How do I structure my time in the classroom?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

In this workshop, participants will learn the basic outline of a lesson and practice creating these steps for their own teaching material: the objective, introduction, activity, wrap-up, and assessment. We will dwell on the “activity” stage to discuss scaffolding techniques. Finally, participants will brainstorm assessment methods to check if their lesson plans were successful. Instructors will leave with a useable lesson plan for their classrooms. Event Details

Monday Feb. 14
What Inclusive Instructors Do Book Club (Session 2)
3 to 3:45 p.m.
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/95518951459

Spring Semester 2022 Book Discussion Group. We will be reading What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching by Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell, and Mallory E. SoRelle Stylus 2021. Event Details