GIFT Workshop Schedule

Phase 1 workshops are confirmed for summer 2022. Thanks in advance for your patience. 

Schedule for Phase 1 (2022)

Week 1

Faculty Facility Workshops
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday, May 23 - Friday, May 27, 2022

Week 2

Faculty Facility Workshops
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31 - Friday, June 3, 2022

Week 3

GIFT Participant Presentations
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Monday, June 6 - Friday, June 10, 2022

Session 1 Monday, May 24, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 10:00 am Welcome to GIFT - Introduction by Kelly McLaughlin, Director of the Graduate Institute for Teaching (GIFT)

Module Session 1: 

Introduce yourself to your peers "Discussion board" activity before session

Pre-course survey before session

10:00 am - Noon How to Project Confidence in Front of a Classroom by Kareem Khubchandani, Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Noon - 12:10 pm Zoom break
12:10 - 12:30 pm  Group activity 
Session 2 Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Planning for Learning, Assessing for Learning by Noelle Roop, Department of Education

Module Session 2: 

Please read article posted to Canvas before session

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity (Teaching Philosophy Peer Interview)
Session 3 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Assigning and Supervising Group Projects by Phil Starks, Department of Biology

Module Session 3: 

Nothing due

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity
Session 4 Thursday, May 27, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Creating inclusive classroom environments by Ryan Rideau, CELT Associate Director for Teaching, Learning and Inclusion at CELT and Dana Grossman Leeman, CELT Senior Associate Director

Module Session 4: 

Read instruction on teaching philosophy statement draft and submit to Canvas by 5:00 pm

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 - 12:30 pm Group activity
Session 5 Friday, May 28, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Writing a Syllabus and Conveying Expectations by Kristen Wendell, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Module Session 5: 

Locate a copy of your favorite syllabus before session

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Column data

Monday, May 31, 2021
Memorial Day - University not in session

Session 6 Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Scientific Perspectives on Bias, Diversity, and Classroom Climate by Sam Sommers, Department of Psychology

Module Session 6:

Peer feedback on teaching philosophy (submit via Canvas by 5:00 pm)

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity
Session 7 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Reviewing your Teaching Philosophy Statement by Carie Cardamone, Associate Director of CELT, Heather Dwyer, Assistant Director of CELT, Mitch McVey, Department of Biology, Anne Soisson, Director of CELT

Module Session 7: 

Please read the feedback you received on your Teaching Philosophy before session today

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity
Session 8 Thursday, June 3, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Effective Lecturing Strategies by Roger Tobin, Department of Physics

Module Session 8: 

Please read two articles posted to Canvas before session today

Submit titles of your final GIFT presentations

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity
Session 9 Friday, June 4, 2021 Canvas Assignments Due
9:30 - 11:30 am Case Studies: Teaching in Diverse Settings by Kelly McLaughlin, Department of Biology

Module Session 9: 

Nothing due

11:30 - 11:45 am Zoom break
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Group activity
Sessions 10-14 GIFT Fellows Final Presentations  
Monday - Friday, June 7-11
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
A separate schedule for the GIFT-Fellow presentations will be provided to GIFT fellow participants Peer and faculty feedback