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CIRTL Network Teaching Institutes

Summer 2018 Teaching Institutes

Cornell graduate students and postdocs are invited to register for multi-day teaching institutes being hosted across the CIRTL Network in Summer 2018. Some institutes provide meals or partial lodging. If you are a Cornell community member interested in applying for travel reimbursement contact Dr. Colleen McLinn at cirtl@cornell.edu as soon as possible after applying to the desired institute. Preference will be given to participants in CIRTL at Cornell certificate programsUniversity of Delaware's Du Pont Hall

Introduction to Problem-Based Learning

University of Delaware
May 22-24, 2018

Get an introduction to inquiry-based instructional approaches centered around problem-based learning in this three-day, in-person teaching institute at the University of Delaware. Register here.

Teaching Institute – Johns Hopkins University I

Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus
May 30-June 1, 2018

This three-day intensive workshop, led by experienced Johns Hopkins University faculty, has been designed to address common themes and challenges in teaching and education at the post-secondary level. Through faculty presentations and group work, you will learn about innovations and research in undergraduate education. Only waiting list registration is still possible.

Teaching Institute – Johns Hopkins University II

Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore Campus
June 6-8, 2018

This three-day intensive workshop, led by experienced Johns Hopkins University faculty, has been designed to address common themes and challenges in teaching and education at the post-secondary level. Through faculty presentations and group work, you will learn about innovations and research in undergraduate education. Register here early—this institute tends to fill up quickly.

Summer Teaching Institute

""University of British Columbia
July 9-13, 2018

This institute consists of teaching practice, theory application, and topical sessions specifically relevant to STEM Graduate Students and scholars new to teaching. During the institute participants will teach three short lessons and receive feedback from their peers. Registration details TBA. Learn more

Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching (Online)

Meets Online
July 23-27, 2018

This 5 day online workshop designed to have participants meet the goals and learning outcomes of the CIRTL Associates Level Certificate. During the workshop participants will be engaged in both asynchronous and synchronous on-line presentations, discussions and working groups to develop a teaching activity that incorporates the CIRTL Core Ideas. Registration details TBA. Learn more

Evidence-Based Introduction to Teaching Institute for Postdocs

University of Colorado at Boulder
July 23-27, 2018

Calling all STEM postdocs and new faculty! Teaching for the first time? Interested in improving your teaching? Join us at EBIT, a five-day, four-hour per day summer institute for postdocs and new faculty that uses the engineering principles of “Design, Build, Test, and Iterate” to develop course content and assessments. Take part in a genuine student-centered learning experience that will help you in your job search or help start your job off right! Topics addressed in this institute include: Educational research techniques, learning objectives, targeted assessments, active teaching strategies, and other CIRTL Core Ideas. Register online

Summer Institute on Quality Assessment Practices

Drexel University
Cancelled for 2018

The Drexel CIRTL Summer Institute on Quality Assessment Practices offers a three-day institute to STEM graduate and post-docs to advance their knowledge of principles and techniques in assessment. The institute includes tools, resources, and sessions on effective assessment techniques that will help improve teaching and STEM research effectiveness.

See past institutes