TLI Workshop Registration Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
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Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

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Over the past twenty years, researchers and practitioners in the field of online education have identified the very best pedagogical strategies for developing and delivering a quality online learning experience. In this workshop, participants will learn more about those strategies and how to implement teaching, learning and assessment practices that lead to student success and satisfaction.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Diversi-Tea: Facilitating Difficult Dialogues

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In this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to examine the concpet of inclusive language with a focus on how to facilitate difficult dialogues. Participants will have an opportunity to reflect on their level of comfort related to difficult conversations and to then, using role play, practice how to engage their students in these circumstances. Participants not able to join us in-person can also watch this session live or recorded after the fact via webcast: https://bit.ly/2RnfnF1.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Diversi-Tea: Supporting Non-Traditional Students

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In this Diversi-Tea, office directors from Disabilities Services, Veteran Affairs, Academic Transitions, and others will discuss the specific strengths and challenges of non-traditional students and how faculty and staff can support them in their academic journey. Participants not able to attend this session in-person can view the discussion live or recorded after the fact via webcast: https://bit.ly/2YibUJa.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Facilitating Collaboration in Experiential Learning

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Faculty will be introduced to best practices in forging collaborations within the classroom for experiential learning through game design, and how to manage common positives and pitfalls in these relationships.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Getting Started Teaching Online

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Interested in teaching online, but not sure where to begin? This workshop will help you take your first steps toward teaching an online class. Participants will be introduced to the course development process, learn details about faculty support resources, and participate in a Q and A with the director of online programs.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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How to Teach Online: Certification Seminar for Graduate Students

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Please note that this is a seminar limited to graduate or postdoctoral students only. Faculty or instructional staff interested in learning how to teach online should enroll in our "Getting Started Teaching Online" workshop. During this seminar, participants will learn the principles and practices associated with building an online course. It will include fundamentals of designing and teaching online courses, universal design and accessibility in online education, engaging students in online courses, and technology in the online course. Using a blended course design approach, participants will have several opportunities to interact with fellow seminar attendance as they develop an online plan for teaching a unit in a course of their choice. Students who complete this will receive CIRTL Practitioner level certification.

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Large Classroom Assessments

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In this session, instructors who teach in the large classroom context will share their knowledge about how to effectively implement traditional and innovative assessment practices.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Lifelong Learning in the Classroom

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Faculty will be introduced to the idea of life-long learning, its place in experiential learning at UT, and its value for students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Tips for Teaching Non-Traditional Students Online

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As the university expands online program options, faculty will encounter more non-traditional students in their online and hybrid classes. Non-traditional students are those that didn’t enter college directly from high school and are often older than the average 18-22 year olds. Non-traditional students bring a wide variety of life experiences and backgrounds to the educational environment. Learn strategies for working with this diverse group of learners in online and hybrid settings, and tips for promoting their academic success.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Trauma Responsive Teaching

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In this session, participants will develop a working definition of trauma-responsive teaching, identify the importance of knowing the strategies related to trauma-responsive teaching, and be able to apply these strategies to real-life scenarios they might encounter in their teaching.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
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Wellness Workshop

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Please join Teaching and Learning Innovation to explore meditation and mindfulness practices that improve well-being in our professional lives and in the classroom. The workshop will begin with an introduction to contemplative practices and a discussion over tea and cookies of "Sun, Qi. 2019. Eastern Thoughts, Western Practices: Meditation and Mindfulness Relaxation Activities for Learning and Well-Being in Adult and Higher Education." We will follow our discussion with a mindfulness practice led by Dr. Su. This workshop will provide theory and examples of incorporating mindfulness practice into your lives.