CIRTL Network Course Registration

By on September 26, 2017

CIRTL Network

Course registration closes today! Sign up by midnight to take part in one of our online courses.

Three of our workshops are currently open for registration. One, on qualitative research, is open for registration through next Monday (10/2). The remaining two workshops – on preparing for the first day of class and educational literature research – are open for registration through Monday, October 9.

Our MOOC is open for registration through next Monday (when it begins) and our teaching institute is open for registration too.


Course Registration Closes Today

Teaching with Technology
Mondays, 10/2-12/4: 11:30AM-1PM ET / 10:30AM-12PM CT / 9:30-11AM MT / 8:30-10AM PT
Discover new instructional tools and learn how to critically evaluate evolving technologies. Cap: 25. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

Teaching-as-Research
Mondays, 10/2-12/4: 2PM-3:30PM ET / 1PM-2:30PM CT / 12PM-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Plan and refine your own Teaching-as-Research project alongside a learning community of peers in this intermediate-level course. Registrants will be sent an additional application to fill out after signing up for the course. Cap: 20. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

Creating Assessments for the STEM Classroom
Tuesdays, 10/3-11/28: 11:30AM-1PM ET / 10:30AM-12PM CT / 9:30AM-11AM MT / 8:30AM-10AM PT
Learn how to create and implement assessments particular to STEM courses. Cap: 30. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

The College Classroom: Teaching Inclusively
Tuesdays, 10/3-11/28: 2-4PM ET / 1-3PM CT / 12-2PM MT / 11AM-1PM PT
Study issues of inclusion and develop an inclusive micro-teaching plan in this hands-on course. Cap: 30. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

Diversity in the College Classroom
Wednesdays, 10/4-12/6: 12-1:30PM ET / 11AM-12:30PM CT / 10-11:30AM MT / 9-10:30AM PT
Understand the theory behind how diversity affects learning and develop practical classroom strategies. Cap: 20. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

Gender Bias Intervention in STEM for Women and Men
Thursdays, 10/5-12/7: 11:30AM-1:30PM ET / 10:30AM-12:30PM CT / 9:30-11:30AM MT / 8:30-10:30AM PT
Analyze gender bias and collaboratively develop approaches to counter gender bias in STEM. Cap: 35. Registration: 8/28-9/25.

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Runs Monday, October 2 through Friday, November 17
Learn about STEM teaching at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty. No cap. Registration: 8/28-10/2.


Workshops, MOOC & Teaching Institute Open for Registration

Qualitative Research Primer: Using Narrative Data in Your Teaching-as-Research Project
Tuesday October 10 and 24, at 4:30-6:30PM ET / 3:30-5:30PM CT / 2:30-4:30PM MT / 1:30-3:30PM PT
Get an introduction to analyzing narrative data (intended especially for students pursuing a TAR project). Cap: 30. Registration: 9/18-10/2.

5 Things To Do on the First and Last Day of Class (Workshop)
Thursday October 19 and November 16 at 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM
Learn essential tips for making the most of your first and last days of class. Cap: 50. Registration: 9/25-10/9.

Finding and Evaluating Educational Literature (Workshop)
Friday 10/20 and 10/27: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Learn how to find and critically evaluate literature for educational research. Cap: 20. Registration: 9/25-10/9.

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Runs Monday, October 2 through Friday, November 17
Learn about STEM teaching at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty. No cap. Registration: 8/28-10/2.

Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions
Friday, October 6: 9AM – 3PM ET at Westfield State University in Westfield, MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst, a CIRTL member, is hosting a day-long institute that will introduce graduate students and post-docs to faculty careers at teaching-intensive institutions. CIRTL grad students and postdocs are encouraged to apply. Registration will remain open until the institute fills up.

Fall Calendar

9/25: Regular course registration closes

9/25: 5 Things to Do on the First and Last Day of Class workshop registration opens

9/25: Finding and Evaluating Educational Literature workshop registration opens

10/02: Fall Term Begins

9/18: Qualitative Research Primer workshop registration opens

10/2: MOOC begins; register by today

Download our full fall calendar

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Job Postings

Assistant Professor of Biology, Heidelberg University (Deadline: 10/1)

Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Dayton (Deadline: 10/15)

Assistant/Associate Professor of Instruction, Neuroscience, Northwestern University (Deadline: 10/15)

To view more postings or share a new one, join our Academic Careers & Job Postings online community.


Beyond CIRTL: Related Teaching & Learning Events

Planning Your Scientific Journey (Biology MOOC) (Course starts: 10/2)

Call for Abstracts: NARST 2018 Graduate Student Research Symposium (Deadline: 11/15)


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