Workshops & Events

The Graduate School hosts events for faculty, staff, and prospective and current students alike.

Upcoming Events

Friday March 4
Teaching Preparation Series, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion statements: How do I communicate my commitment to diversity?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Zoom link shared after registration

This workshop will provide the opportunity to critically reflect on what diversity means to you and how you demonstrate a commitment to diversity, as well as to begin articulating how these values are apparent in your current practice and future goals. Event Details

Friday March 4
Experiential Humanities: Technology Innovations
12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

The past two years has increased awareness of the diverse technological tools that support experiential learning for UT undergraduates; attendees of this session will learn about a specific set of projects being piloted and will have opportunities to talk with the faculty who are implementing them. Event Details

Monday March 7
Theory+Practice Book Club: Assessment in Creative Disciplines (Session 3)
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

A discussion of Assessment in Creative Disciplines: Quantifying and Qualifying the Aesthetic (David Chase, J. Joseph Hoey IV and Jill L. Ferguson)) Event Details

Monday March 7
What Inclusive Instructors Do Book Club (Session 5)
3 to 3:45 p.m.

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

Friday March 11
Teaching Preparation Series, Facilitating discussions face-to-face: How can I foster student participation to enhance learning?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
FIC Lab (SZB 4.102)

Discussion can be an effective classroom tool to reach a variety of course goals. In this session, you will identify course goals you may achieve through discussion, consider instructor anxieties regarding discussion, learn tools to facilitate effective discussions, and gain knowledge about a range of discussion schemes and strategies. Event Details

Monday March 21
Teaching Preparation Series, Graphic Syllabus Design: How can I communicate my course information in a more engaging manner?
All Day Event
Asynchronous workshop

Gain some insight into how more colorful, eye-catching, and fun syllabi can positively impact student attention and engagement with your syllabus. In addition, you will learn guidelines to keep your creations accessible to all students and examine some tools for creating your designs. Event Details