TILT Calendar of Events

Date: October 3, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Inclusive Pedagogy

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Engage in self-reflection to consider your own lived experiences and how you use those as a lens to make decisions regarding all aspects of your teaching: your class climate, your instructional practices, and what you inherently believe about your students. In this course, you will consider your..

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Date: October 3, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Inclusive Pedagogy

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Engage in self-reflection to consider your own lived experiences and how you use those as a lens to make decisions regarding all aspects of your teaching: your class climate, your instructional practices, and what you inherently believe about your students. In this course, you will consider your..

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Date: October 4, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Truman Scholarship

Location: LSC 324


Date: October 5, 2022

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Trauma-Informed Approaches to Teaching in Higher Education

This workshop aims to discuss trauma and its lasting impact on a student's ability to learn. We will discuss types of trauma, how to start recognizing potential trauma responses in our students, and learn how to avoid secondary trauma and practice care for ourselves. Lunch will be provided. This workshop aligns with the classroom climate domain of the teaching effectiveness framework. This workshop is open to all CSU faculty, staff,..

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 11, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Udall Scholarship

Location: LSC 324


Date: October 12, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Communicating Research Findings – Poster Presentations

Workshop attendees will learn how to identify the characteristics of effective research posters. They will learn how to give a poster presentation of research findings. Participants will recognize that research presentations are opportunities for discussing and networking with colleagues about research, not only for reporting research.

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 13, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

Location: LSC 300


Date: October 14, 2022

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Giving Meaningful Feedback on Student Work

Offering feedback on student work can sometimes feel daunting and overwhelming for GTAs. Similarly, receiving a great deal of instructor feedback can feel overwhelming for students. In this session, we will cover strategies for offering productive feedback on student work that honors a growth mindset and process oriented learning. Specifically, we will consider best practices for scope and focus of feedback. We will address the hierarchy of concerns in assignments..

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 17, 2022

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Notice and Respond: Assisting Students in Distress

Given the dramatic increase in Mental Health Issues on college campuses, Janelle Patrias of the CSU Health Network will lead a workshop on Notice and Respond: Assisting Students in Distress. The Notice and Respond: Assisting Students in Distress workshops were developed as part of a broad public health approach to help our campus community understand the potential role they play in maintaining campus mental health. The faculty version models an..

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 18, 2022

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Writing a Teaching Philosophy: Presentation and Workshop

As post-secondary teachers, it is becoming increasingly more important to articulate an individual teaching philosophy and that it be available for review when applying for a college or university faculty positions. This session will give you the opportunity to learn about best practices in creating a teaching philosophy as well as solicit advice from TILT Professional Development staff as you develop your own. Specifically, this session will include: An overview..

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 20, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Insights Into the International Student Experience (Virtual)

Gain insights into the cross cultural experience of international students and some of the challenges they face as well as learn about some of the resources available for support. This workshop aligns with the inclusive pedagogy domain of the teaching effectiveness framework and is part of TILT's inclusive pedagogy series. This workshop is open to all CSU faculty, staff, and graduate students. It counts as one workshop towards the TILT..

Location: Zoom


Date: October 26, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Promoting Engagement and Inclusion through In-class Writing

This workshop explores the use of ungraded in-class writing as a tool for instructors to promote class engagement and an inclusive environment. Attendees will learn how to structure in-class writing activities and prompts that strengthen student reading skills, promote knowledge transfer, and create a classroom dialogue that is both more lively and more informed. The workshop will consider multiple approaches to in-class writing and explore its applications to a variety..

Location: TILT 221


Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: First Four Weeks

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Use research-based instructional techniques and low- to medium-stakes assessments to prepare students for success during the first four weeks of your course. Approaches include establishing a positive and inclusive classroom climate, priming students' interest in course subject matter, promoting an effective learning environment, and preparing students to..

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Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Rubrics as a Tool to Support Student Success

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions, and readings. Rubrics are a tool for assessing student performance on assignments, papers, and projects. This course will prepare you to design an analytic rubric for one of your assignments. Additionally, we'll examine rubrics for a wide set of purposes in your course. When rubrics are used as a..

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Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: First Four Weeks

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Use research-based instructional techniques and low- to medium-stakes assessments to prepare students for success during the first four weeks of your course. Approaches include establishing a positive and inclusive classroom climate, priming students' interest in course subject matter, promoting an effective learning environment, and preparing students to..

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Date: October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Time: All Day

GTA Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Rubrics to Support Student Success

Rubrics are a tool for assessing student performance on assignments, papers, and projects. This course will prepare you to design an analytic rubric for one of your assignments. Additionally, we'll examine rubrics for a wide set of purposes in your course. When rubrics are used as a teaching tool, they can help to improve student performance. Rubrics provide: 1) instructor expectations, 2) opportunities for feedback and self-reflection, and 3) improved..

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Date: November 2, 2022

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The No Test Revolution: Student-Choice Module Assignments and Student-Authored Rubrics

In this workshop Annie will describe her transition away from exams and quizzes to student choice module assignments and student-authored rubrics. She will share the rationale behind this change, lessons learned over the past year, and the impact it has had on student motivation and success. Learning Outcomes: Describe the benefits of student choice assignments over exams and quizzes and how this approach increases critical thinking, student motivation, and inclusivity..

Location: TILT 221


Date: November 2, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Your Support Network

Building your network is a career-long task. It will grow throughout every career stage and it is never too early or too late to build your network! While every professional (and casual) conversation can lead to a professional opportunity, you should also have a thoughtful plan for what your own network should look like. This workshop will lead students through several exercises to help them with intentionally building their network.

Location: TILT 221


Date: November 7, 2022

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

The responsible conduct of research (RCR) is essential to good science. RCR promotes the aims of scientific inquiry, fosters a research environment that enables scientists to work together toward common goals, and promotes public confidence in scientific knowledge and progress for the public good. RCR training is a requirement of the MRAD, and is often a prerequisite of working in research.

Location: TILT 221


Date: November 8, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Location: LSC 300


Date: November 10, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DAAD RISE Internship

Location: LSC 300


Date: January 9, 2023 - January 29, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Classroom Climate

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Consider classroom techniques that create a positive and productive classroom climate and contribute to student motivation, satisfaction, and achievement. This course introduces you to research on the importance of student sense of belonging in higher ed. You will practice setting course norms, hear from students about their..

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Date: January 9, 2023 - January 29, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Student Motivation

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Research on learning consistently identifies motivation as a key factor in student success. Help students make connections between course subject matter and their lived experience, prompt them to make connections across topics, and convey your belief in their capacity to succeed. Emphasis is placed on helping students..

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Date: January 30, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Critical Thinking

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Instructors consistently identify critical thinking as an essential outcome for students. This course will help you capitalize on your students' current critical thinking skills and scaffold critical thinking with supportive activities and feedback. You will consider content that is typically difficult for students and design appropriately leveled..

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Date: January 30, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Planning an Effective Class Session

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Consider practices fundamental to an effective class session: learning outcome alignment, instructional strategies, formative assessments, and language you use to communicate with students. You will develop a plan for a class session that promotes critical thinking, self-directed learning, and student engagement for all learners. You will also..

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Date: March 20, 2023 - April 9, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Learning Outcomes and Course Alignment

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Write measurable learning outcomes and align them with your course content and assessments following the principles of backward design. You'll establish the level of proficiency your students should achieve and then work backward to develop individual units/lessons with short-term outcomes that lead to course outcomes. You will..

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Date: March 20, 2023 - April 9, 2023

Time: All Day

Best Practices in Teaching at CSU: Rethink the Syllabus

This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. View your syllabus through multiple lenses to create a document that gives students the information they need to be successful in your course. Your syllabus is often the first point of contact between you and your students. Word choice, formatting, and visual appeal all contribute to students'..

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26 Sep
There has been an increase in the number of neurodiverse students entering into higher education. Neurodiversity can include, but is not limited to, ADHD, dyspraxia, [...]
27 Sep
September 27, 2022    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
29 Sep
September 29, 2022    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
30 Sep
September 30, 2022    
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
This is the second part of a two-part workshop. Teaching is a complex, often overwhelming endeavor that no two instructors approach in the same manner. [...]
03 Oct
This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Engage in [...]
03 Oct
October 3, 2022 - October 23, 2022    
All Day
This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Engage in [...]
04 Oct
October 4, 2022    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
05 Oct
October 5, 2022    
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop aims to discuss trauma and its lasting impact on a student's ability to learn. We will discuss types of trauma, how to start [...]
11 Oct
October 11, 2022    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12 Oct
October 12, 2022    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Workshop attendees will learn how to identify the characteristics of effective research posters. They will learn how to give a poster presentation of research findings. [...]
13 Oct
October 13, 2022    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
14 Oct
October 14, 2022    
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Offering feedback on student work can sometimes feel daunting and overwhelming for GTAs. Similarly, receiving a great deal of instructor feedback can feel overwhelming for [...]
17 Oct
October 17, 2022    
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Given the dramatic increase in Mental Health Issues on college campuses, Janelle Patrias of the CSU Health Network will lead a workshop on Notice and [...]
18 Oct
As post-secondary teachers, it is becoming increasingly more important to articulate an individual teaching philosophy and that it be available for review when applying for [...]
20 Oct
October 20, 2022    
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gain insights into the cross cultural experience of international students and some of the challenges they face as well as learn about some of the [...]
26 Oct
October 26, 2022    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
This workshop explores the use of ungraded in-class writing as a tool for instructors to promote class engagement and an inclusive environment. Attendees will learn [...]
31 Oct
October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022    
All Day
This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions, and readings. Rubrics are [...]
31 Oct
October 31, 2022 - November 20, 2022    
All Day
This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Use research-based [...]
31 Oct
This three-week, mostly asynchronous course TAKES PLACE IN CANVAS. Participants can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week completing assignments, discussions and readings. Use research-based [...]
31 Oct
Rubrics are a tool for assessing student performance on assignments, papers, and projects. This course will prepare you to design an analytic rubric for one [...]
02 Nov
November 2, 2022    
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this workshop Annie will describe her transition away from exams and quizzes to student choice module assignments and student-authored rubrics. She will share the [...]
02 Nov
November 2, 2022    
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Building your network is a career-long task. It will grow throughout every career stage and it is never too early or too late to build [...]
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