Discussion-into-Practice: Faculty Reading Group

Faculty participants will explore metacognition, the practice of examining how we learn, by discussing an article or book chapter on three Thursdays in September. Join us as your interests dictate and schedule allows!

Essentials of Teaching and Learning

In these foundational workshops, new or developing graduate students can gain approaches to better facilitate student learning and improve teaching practices.

New DIY Media Production Space Opens at CUIMC

This sound-isolating space is suitable for instructors wishing to create high-quality media recordings of lectures and presentations, interactive videos, screencasts, or annotated media.

Metacognition: From Research to Classroom

2018 Science of Learning Symposium
Inaugural Event
Thursday, October 11, 2018

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This Week for Grad Students: September 17, 2018

Looking for confidential feedback on your teaching? Want to rehearse your teaching practices? The CTL offers Teaching Observations and Microteaching Sessions to get direct feedback and support. Also, the first CTLgrads Learning Community is about to kick off!

This Week for Faculty: September 17, 2018

Looking for ways to make your lectures more engaging and maximize student learning? Join us for a workshop on how to effectively design and deliver them. Also, take a deep dive into metacognition with our Faculty Reading Group.

Teacher’s Lounge

Want to join other instructors to informally talk about the benefits of helping students assess and monitor their own learning? Come join us at Teachers’ Lounge to discuss how we can use metacognition to increase equity and inclusion in the classroom.

This Week for Grad Students: September 10, 2018

Want a way to pursue, document, and represent your teaching development? CTL’s Teaching Development Program (TDP) is a comprehensive new service that allows you to strategically build a portfolio of your teaching development across your graduate school career.

This Week for Faculty: September 10, 2018

What does research tell us about how we learn, and what does this mean for our teaching practices? Join our Faculty Reading Group to reflect on your teaching and share strategies with your peers.

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