The CTL holds a number of workshops, panels, and trainings throughout the academic year.  Here’s what’s coming up:

The Transparent Teaching Toolkit (Pt 1)

Monday, August 27th 10-12pm Scripps Hampton Room

Tuesday, August 28th, 1-3pm, Pomona Hahn 101

Transparent teaching has been shown to have significant benefits for both faculty and students, including more equitable student learning outcomes, improved higher-order thinking and metacognitive skills, and even increased faculty job satisfaction (Perry, Hall, and Ruthig 2007; Winkelmes, M. 2013.).  This workshop provides participants with an opportunity to discover the principles and benefits of a more transparent classroom, and to learn new ways to incorporate transparency into their assignments, lectures, course documents, and assessments.

Participants in this workshop will:

  1. Gain a greater understanding of “transparency” as a pedagogy and ethical principle of equitable teaching;
  2. Consider the benefits of transparent teaching and learning, particularly for underrepresented student populations;
  3. Build clear outcomes or goals for student learning in at least one course or class meeting, and discuss ways to communicate those goals to students;
  4. Connect those goals or outcomes to assignments, lectures, activities, and / or assessments.

This workshop is suitable for all faculty and instructional staff, regardless of previous experience with transparent teaching techniques.

RSVP at this link 

Looking for our past events? Here’s what we did in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

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