TLI Workshop Registration Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
Academic Bullying Workshop

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The purpose of this introductory workshop is to provide participants with foundational knowledge and understanding of academic bullying in contemporary higher education. In this workshop, participants will learn to identify characteristics of bullying and its prevalence in higher education in general. The participants will review explore and learn academic bullying from a PowerPoint presentation (a mini lecture), followed by a small group activity that engages participants in understanding the dynamics of academic bullying. In conclusion, the participants will have an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Applications and Strategies to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Academic Bullying in Higher Education

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The purpose of the second workshop is to explore three types of bullying in higher education that focus on power and positionality. In this workshop, participants will learn practical anti-bullying strategies to create safe, inclusive, and democratic spaces for all learners in higher education. In addition to a PowerPoint presentation, participants will have the opportunity to explore anti-bullyist practices and examine real-world case scenarios to come up with strategies to combat academic bullying in higher education. After the learning activity, a Q&A session will be provided. This workshop has been designed by and will be lead by Mitsunori Misawa, Kathy Mae Jenkins & Josie L. Andrews. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Authentic Assessment: Best Practices for Assessment

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The purpose of this session is to facilitate a dialogue related to best practices in developing, measuring, and using authentic assessment. Participants will actively engage in discussion and share strategies based on their experiences. Opportunities will be available for participants to share resources and swap ideas for how to best develop, measure, and use authentic assessment to encourage engagement and support learning. Topics will include the development, measurement, and use of authentic assessments to improve the quality of teaching and learning within their classroom. The session will be accessible through a virtual setting via Zoom. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Back to the Classroom: Effective Face to Face/Hybrid Teaching Practices

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During this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to develop and engage in practices that they can easily employ in their courses during the spring semester. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Back to the Classroom: Panel Discussion with Face to Face/Hybrid Instructors

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In this session, participants will hear from instructors who have taught either face to face or in the hybrid form during the fall semester. During the interactions, individuals will have the opportunity to ask questions about the strategies and approaches that these faculty used to create a successful learning experience for their students.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Diversi-Tea: Inclusive Mentoring for Students in Diverse Groups

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Mentoring plays an important role in student’s academic and professional growth. While college classrooms are becoming more diverse, mentoring strategies need to be more inclusive and relevant in order to accommodate mentee’s needs. In this session, participants will identify components of effective mentoring; develop mentoring strategies toward first-generation students, students of color, non-traditional students and international students. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Diversi-Tea: Inclusive Teaching Practices in STEM Disciplines

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Women and students of color are underrepresented in STEM disciplines. While the need for STEM professionals continues to increase, there are not enough qualified graduates in STEM disciplines. In order to recruit and retain more women and students of color in these fields, inclusive teaching practices are needed in an effort to establish a welcoming learning environment and make the learning more meaningful and personal for students. In this session, participants will reflect on their own teaching practices in STEM disciplines; describe challenges and barriers for women and students of color in STEM fields; identity inclusive teaching practices that can be applied in the STEM classroom to promote student learning. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Diversi-Tea: International Students' Sense of Belonging at UT

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Sense of belonging is critical to student engagement and success. While studying abroad, international students can face different challenges and difficulties (e.g. identities, institution culture, local communities) that could impede their sense of belonging. In order to support our international students at UT and foster their sense of belonging on campus, we need to make intentional efforts to address their needs. In this session, we will discuss factors that impact international students’ learning experience at UT and generate ideas and strategies to help them feel included and belonged. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop

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This workshop will assist faculty or departments interested in applying for any of the 3 experiential learning course designations: R (research), S (service-learning) or N (internship). We will explain the process for applying, share tips for and examples of successful applications, and have representatives from each committee to help answer questions. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Faculty Roundtable: Considering Personal Health and Wellness

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Teaching & Learning Innovation (TLI) and the Division of Faculty Affairs are hosting a series of online, faculty-focused conversations on topics of campus-wide interest, peer to peer education, and community building. In this second roundtable, participants will have an opportunity to share experiences and approaches to health and wellness, including lessons learned during the fall 2020 semester and to develop their own personal goals for self-care. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Faculty Roundtable: Responding to an Election

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Teaching & Learning Innovation (TLI) and the Division of Faculty Affairs are hosting a series of online, faculty-focused conversations on topics of campus-wide interest, peer to peer education, and community building. This first roundtable is designed to facilitate peer to peer faculty dialogue about the election, about how to support one another in the days ahead, and about how to support students as they learn about and respond to the results. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Faculty Roundtable: Tenure, Promotion and Transition During a Pandemic

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Teaching & Learning Innovation (TLI) and the Division of Faculty Affairs are hosting a series of online, faculty-focused conversations on topics of campus-wide interest, peer to peer education, and community building. In the final spring 2021 roundtable, those who are looking to advance along their career path (on or off the tenure track) in this unusual time will be able to talk to those who have played a role in career advancement processes during the same period, and make plans for how to move forward. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Faculty Roundtable: Work Life Balance and the New (New) Normal

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Teaching & Learning Innovation (TLI) and the Division of Faculty Affairs are hosting a series of online, faculty-focused conversations on topics of campus-wide interest, peer to peer education, and community building. In the first spring 2021 roundtable, participants will have an opportunity to discuss the current level of harmony among their work, family, and other roles, including lessons learned during the fall 2020 semester. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Faculty Roundtables: Institutional Culture, Climate and Being an Ally

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Teaching & Learning Innovation (TLI) and the Division of Faculty Affairs are hosting a series of online, faculty-focused conversations on topics of campus-wide interest, peer to peer education, and community building. In the second spring 2021 roundtable, participants will have an opportunity to inventory their sense of the university’s culture and climate in the third pandemic-influenced semester, and to consider how to be an ally for those who do not feel included. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
First Year Course Academy: Best Practices for Engaging Students Throughout the Semester

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This series  of workshops is designed to provide professional development and a community building experience for those who engage in instructing our First Year Scholars with the ultimate goal of fostering more student success. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
First Year Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom

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This series  of workshops is designed to provide professional development and a community building experience for those who engage in instructing our First Year Scholars with the ultimate goal of fostering more student success. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
First Year Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Balance at the End of the Semester

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This series of workshops is designed to provide professional development and a community building experience for those who engage in instructing our First Year Scholars with the ultimate goal of fostering more student success. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Formative Assessment: Best Practices for Assessment for Learning

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The purpose of this session is to facilitate a discussion around best practices in developing, implementing, and using formative assessment. Participants will actively engage in discussion and share strategies based on their experiences. Opportunities will be available for participants to share resources and swap ideas for how to best develop, implement, and use formative assessment to encourage engagement and support learning. Topics will include the development, implementation, and use of formative assessments to improve the quality of teaching and learning within their classroom. The session will be accessible through a virtual setting in Zoom. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

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

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In this 5-module seminar, participants will learn the principles and practices associated with building an online course. Topics include: • Fundamentals of Designing and Teaching Online Courses • Universal Design And Accessibility In Online Education • Engaging Students In Online Courses • 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 will be required to attend all 5-modules of this seminar: March 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5. Students who complete this seminar will receive CIRTL Practitioner level certification.

Increase Cultural Competency for Effective and Inclusive Teaching Workshop

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With college classrooms becoming more diverse, cultural competency is an integral part of effective teaching and communication. As the instructor in the classroom, we need to be aware of cultural differences from diverse students and develop our knowledge and skills in a cross-cultural teaching and learning environment. In this session, we will introduce different tools to examine our cultural competency and explore practices to promote our cultural competency. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Internship Roundtable: Virtual Internships and Internship-Like Experiences

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For our first roundtable, we will focus on virtual internships and internship-like experiences (practicums, fieldwork, etc.). As adjustments to work continue due to the ongoing pandemic, what practices and policies should be in place to ensure that a virtual or remote experience can be as meaningful as an in-person one? Come share your experiences and questions about this topic."

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment

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The purpose of this session is to share knowledge and ideas related to best practices in developing, implementing, and using peer and self-assessment. Participants will actively engage in discussion and share strategies based on their experiences. Opportunities will be available for participants to share resources and swap ideas for how to best develop, implement, and use peer and self-assessment to encourage engagement and support learning. Topics will include the development, implementation, and use of peer and self-assessments to improve the quality of teaching and learning within their classroom. The session will be accessible through a virtual setting in Zoom. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom

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In this workshop, participants will explore the importance of building community in the classroom and identify effective strategies for doing so. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony

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In this workshop, participants will explore the concept of work-life harmony and identify strategies that will support them in achieving this in their lives. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Trauma-Based Pedagogy Workshop

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In this seminar, participants will learn general principles and practices associated with trauma-responsive teaching. It will include the following topics: How trauma affects learning and classroom behavior; Trauma-responsive teaching techniques; How educators can care for themselves while engaging in trauma-responsive teaching. To receive all information related to workshop in a timely manner, please register for the event at least 24 hours prior. If you register within 24 hours of the workshop, please contact Wes Romeiser at wromeise@utk.edu.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
UT CIRTL Seminar Series: Facilitating Undergraduate Evidenced-Based Learning

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This 6-module seminar prepares graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to effectively teach at the undergraduate-level. Modules will introduce participants to evidence-based teaching strategies, learning communities, teaching as research, and learning through diversity. Readings, reflections, and group discussions will support participants in the creation lesson plans and teaching philosophy statements. Students are required to attend all 6-modules: February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3 and 10. Graduates will earn Associate-level Certification in the CIRTL network at completion of this seminar. The seminar will be delivered synchronously and asynchronously using Zoom and Canvas. Once registered, the facilitators will send you Canvas and Zoom details. By registering, you are agreeing to participate in each session of the seminar series. Find more information on teaching.utk.edu/utcirtlfuel.