MTI Workshop Schedule for College of Business

College of Health and Human Sciences

Jennifer Castor | Professional Development Collaborator, Instructor — Center for Educator Preparation

CONTACT:  Email Phone (970) 491-3764

Jennifer Castor is a professional development collaborator and instructor in the Center for Educator Preparation in the School of Education at Colorado State University. She teaches for the Master of Education in early childhood education and educator licensure program, and for the undergraduate secondary program; additionally, she coaches teacher candidates.

Jenn's love of learning is evident by her enthusiasm both inside and outside of the classroom. She has been in education for 16 years, which includes her time at Colorado State University and teaching at the elementary level grades ranging from second to fourth, as well as literacy intervention. She received her B.S. in elementary education with an emphasis in deaf education from Northern Arizona University and M.Ed. from University of Colorado, Boulder in equity and equality in education with an emphasis in linguistically diverse education. Currently, Jenn's professional development workshops include co-teaching, as well as facilitating workshops for coaches of pre-service teachers.

Upcoming Workshops

Please check back for updated listings.

Previous Workshops

BEST PRACTICES IN ONLINE AND HYBRID TEACHING: PLANNING FOR CRITICAL THINKING

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd, Karen Falkenberg and Tonya Buchan
Description:
This 90-minute workshop is a follow-up to the Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction This workshop will guide you through a process of choosing strategies that engage students with essential course concepts. Participants will align instructional strategies and CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques) with Bloom’s Taxonomy so that student thinking can move from identification and description to application and analysis. Prior to the workshop, you will be asked to identify 3 - 5 course concepts that are essential to student learning in your course. Bring these essentials course concepts and syllabus to the workshop.
Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... Determine the level of learning students need to demonstrate knowledge or mastery of essential concepts in your course Align outcomes/essential concepts with appropriate activities, checks for understanding, and assessments so that students will reach the necessary level of mastery
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Curriculum/Curric Alignment & Feedback & Assessment
Related Files:
Date(s):
January 13, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd and Tonya Buchan
Description:
Student engagement involves the frequency and level of student participation in the class. We generally talk about three types of engagement: student-to-student, student-to-content and student-to-instructor. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will identify up to three practices to incorporate into a course. At the end of the semester, participants will complete a short questionnaire reporting on the implementation of the practices.
Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... 1) Structure their online course for consistency and clarity; Create an instructor presence in their online course; 2) Foster student-to-student engagement in their online course; 3) Integrate at least three best practices for students to engage with course content.
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Classroom Climate, Inclusive Pedagogy
Related Files:
Date(s):
January 12, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Best Practices in Remote and Hybrid Teaching: An Introduction

Presentor(s):
Jennifer Todd and Tonya Buchan
Description:
Student engagement involves the frequency and level of student participation in the class. We generally talk about three types of engagement: student-to-student, student-to-content and student-to-instructor. In this 90-minute workshop, participants will identify up to three practices to incorporate into a course.
At the end of the semester, participants will complete a short questionnaire reporting on the implementation of the practices.

Workshop Outcomes: Participants will be able to... 1) Structure their online course for consistency and clarity; Create an instructor presence in their online course; 2) Foster student-to-student engagement in their online course; 3) Integrate at least three best practices for students to engage with course content.
Alignment with Teaching Effectiveness Domains: Classroom Climate, Inclusive Pedagogy
Related Files:
Date(s):
January 11, 2021
Time:
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location:
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Teaching Online: Faciliation & Engagement (Accelerated)

Presentor(s):
TILT Facilitators
Description:
Fostering a supportive classroom community, engaging students, & developing feedback and assessment strategies, with attention to large-enrollment sections.
Learning Outcomes:
"-Create an inclusive classroom climate online.
-Interact with students online in ways that encourage them to engage with the material, with each other, and with you.
-Select online assessment strategies and methods of providing feedback appropriate for your course."

This course aligns with the Teaching Effectiveness Framework: Classroom Climate, Instructional Strategies, and Feedback & Assessment
Related Files:
Date(s):
January 4, 2021 - January 10, 2021
Time:
7:00AM - 7:00AM
Location:
Canvas - Asynchronous Online January 4 - January 10th
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu

Teaching Online: Faciliation & Engagement (3 week)

Presentor(s):
TILT Facilitators
Description:
Fostering a supportive classroom community, engaging students, & developing feedback and assessment strategies, with attention to large-enrollment sections.
Learning Objectives:
"-Create an inclusive classroom climate online.
-Interact with students online in ways that encourage them to engage with the material, with each other, and with you.
-Select online assessment strategies and methods of providing feedback appropriate for your course."

This course aligns with the Teaching Effectiveness Framework: Classroom Climate, Instructional Strategies, and Feedback & Assessment
Related Files:
Date(s):
December 28, 2020 - January 17, 2021
Time:
7:00AM - 7:00AM
Location:
Canvas - Asynchronous Online - December 28 - January 17th
Registration:
Learn More:
Debora Colbert, 491-2645, debora.colbert@colostate.edu