GET SET Workshops Schedule

The Center for Teaching Innovation’s GET SET Workshops series offers graduate students, teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows, and the CIRTL community an opportunity to participate in weekly workshops on teaching and learning in higher education. A GET SET Workshops Certificate of Participation is available in eight certificate categories. Registration links can be found in the resource library (to the right).

Spring 2019 Workshop Schedule

Teaching Your Students How to Critically Read Primary Literature

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: Critical reading can be a rather abstract concept for many students. Participants will explore strategies to guide students through this process and examine how this may or may not vary across disciplines.

Certificate: Teaching Research Skills

 

Designing Learning Outcomes

Date: Monday, February 18, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Warren (WRN) 137

Description: Interested in developing a course? Creating learning outcomes and aligning these with assignments and assessments is an effective place to start. This workshop introduces key steps for designing learning outcomes.

Certificate: Assessing Learning & Teaching / Course Design

 

Building a Collaborative Learning Environment

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: Looking for ways to integrate group work into your classes? This workshop explores collaborative learning strategies for a variety of disciplines.

Certificate: Creating an Engaging Classroom

 

Creating Effective Questions for iClickers and Online Quizzes

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:45pm

Location: Warren (WRN) 137

Description: What kinds of questions are appropriate for iClickers and online quizzes? This workshop explores various categories of questions that assess different aspects of knowledge and learning that can serve different purposes in the classroom.

Certificate: Assessing Learning & Teaching / Enhancing Teaching with Technology

 

Using Classroom Assessment Techniques to Evaluate Student Learning

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: Interested in using informal assessment to measure student learning? This session explores the informal side of assessment by discussing a variety of simple, effective, and low-stakes classroom techniques that can provide information about a student's knowledge and skills.

Certificate: Assessing Learning & Teaching

 

Designing Online Course Modules

Date: Monday, March 18, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: Cornell faculty are developing online experiences that can be integrated into a variety of courses. What do you need to consider before you develop an online module? 

Certificate: Enhancing Teaching with Technology

 

Using Your Research Experience to Improve Your Teaching

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: Interested in applying your research skills to your teaching methods? This hands-on workshop investigates the complex interplay between teaching and research and how to establish a complementary relationship between them.

Certificate: Teaching Research Skills

 

Teaching and Mentoring Across Differences

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:45pm

Location: Kennedy (KN) 105

Description: What are the challenges of students being seen as ‘different’ in an academic setting?

Certificate: Understanding Undergraduate Learners

 

Digital Storytelling

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: What is digital storytelling? How could you use this tool to assess learning in the classroom? This is an opportunity for participants to explore a different way to engage your students.

Certificate: Enhancing Teaching with Technology

 

Incorporating Experiential Learning in Your Classes

Date: Monday, April 15, 2019

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Location: Plant Science (PLS) 143

Description: How do you guide students to observe, reflect on and learn from their experiences? This session outlines experiential learning approaches for multiple disciplines.

Certificate: Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy