Past Online Courses

Explore topics and descriptions of past online courses offered through the CIRTL Network:


2019

Summer 2019

Developing a CV or Resume (Short Course)

Become familiar with the formats, purposes, and structures of various academic and professional CVs, through individual and group reviews of exemplary documents, and through drafting

  • June 20-27, 2019
  • Credit: N/A

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC)

Learn about effective, evidence-based STEM teaching practices at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this 8-week MOOC.

Online Teaching Practicum

  • A unique opportunity for future faculty to prepare and propose to teach an online workshop for the CIRTL Network. Previous experience facilitating teaching development workshops locally is a prerequisite for enrollment in this course.
  • May 29-June 24, 2019
  • Credit: N/A

 

Spring 2019

Early registration for spring courses is open from December 10 – January 7, and is highly recommend if a course has a small capacity. Cornell is a CIRTL member institution, so Cornell affiliates (including graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and alumni) can register during this time. Regular registration begins on January 8, and is open to those at other institutions as well. Register for these courses through the CIRTL Network website.

The College Classroom (Course)

Get an introduction to key learning principles and the basics of effective teaching practices in this 12-week online course.

  • January 28 – April 15, 2019
  • Meets online weekly on Mondays from 1-2:30 pm ET
  • Credit: 1 credit optional

Diversity in the College Classroom (Course)

Understand the theory behind how diversity affects learning and develop practical classroom strategies in this 9-week online course.

  • February 26 – April 23, 2019
  • Meets online weekly on Tuesdays from 11:30 am-1 pm ET
  • Credit: 1 credit optional

Engaging Students in the Teaching of Statistics (Short Course)

Learn about engaging, evidence-based pedagogical practices for statistics in this short 5-week online course.

  • March 21 – April 18, 2019
  • Meets online weekly on Thursdays from 2-4 pm ET
  • Credit: 1 credit optional

Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC)

Learn about developing effective, evidence-based STEM teaching practices at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this 8-week MOOC.

Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom Online Course

A four-week, self-paced online course for anyone with teaching responsibilities at Cornell, at any level of diversity expertise. Modules explore strategies for inclusive course design, social identity and self-reflection, and pedagogical practices that effectively support student engagement and belongingness across difference. Offered by the Center for Teaching Innovation.


2018

Fall 2018

Equity in STEM for All Genders

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (MOOC)

Planning your Teaching as Research Project

Practicum in Developing Assessments (Short Course)

 

Summer 2018

Designing Your Course & Designing Yourself as a Teacher: A Simultaneous Process

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (MOOC)

 

Spring 2018

CIRTL Reads: A Journal Club on STEM Teaching (Short Course)

The College Classroom

Diversity in the College Classroom

Engaging Students in the Teaching of Statistics (Short Course)

Research Mentor Training


2017

Fall 2017

Creating Assessments for the STEM Classroom

The College Classroom: Teaching Inclusively

Diversity in the College Classroom

Equity in STEM for All Genders

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (MOOC)

Teaching as Research

Teaching with Technology

 

Summer 2017

Developing a CV or Resume

Level Up: Designing a Game-Based Learning Environment

 

Spring 2017

Basics of Online Learning and Teaching

The College Classroom

Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Diversity in the College Classroom

Research Mentor Training

Service Learning in STEM Classrooms: Introduction to Pedagogy and Practice

Teaching as Research


2016

Fall 2016

Creating Assessments and Evaluation Plans

Diversity in the College Classroom: Teaching the STEM Undergraduate

Teaching with Technology

 

Summer 2016

Basics of Online Learning and Teaching

Disabling Difference in the STEM Classroom

Integrating Creativity, Innovation, and Design Thinking in STEM Courses


2015

Summer 2015

Basics of Online Learning and Teaching

Online Assignments in STEM Courses: A Practical Guide (Short Course)

 

Spring 2015

Basics of Online Learning and Teaching

The College Classroom

Effective Teaching with Technology

Online Homework: A Practical Guide (Short Course)

Research Mentor Training

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning II


2014

Fall 2014

The Active Classroom – Successfully Implementing Small-Group Learning in STEM Courses (Short Course)

Diversity in the College Classroom

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC)

Journal Club: CIRTL Reads

Student-Centered Course Design (Short Course)

Teaching as Research: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning I

 

Summer 2014

Basics of Online Learning and Teaching

Peer Instruction Using Clickers (Short Course)

Planning Your Career – Developing Your Academic E-Portfolio

 

Spring 2014

Exploring New Technologies for Active Learning: Maximizing Student Engagement

Implementing Service-Learning in STEM Disciplines

Preparing Future STEM Faculty to Meet the Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

Research Mentor Training

Understanding and Implementing Scholarly Teaching Practices

Teaching Science and Engineering Through Debating Civic Issues

Teacher Training Learning Modules