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Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

UTR: Teaching in a Controlled Environment: Lessons from Qatar and the West Bank 4/21/14 12PM - 1:30PM 2014-04-21 12:00:00 2014-04-21 13:30:00

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UTR - A Discussion of the First-Generation Student Experience in the Northwestern Classroom 4/23/14 12PM - 1:30PM 2014-04-23 12:00:00 2014-04-23 13:30:00

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UTR - Teaching the Unteachable: Pedagogies for Teaching Disturbing Topics in the Classroom 5/19/14 12PM - 1:30PM 2014-05-19 12:00:00 2014-05-19 13:30:00

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Faculty Workshop: Infusing Critical Thinking into Your Course Design 6/4/14 10:30AM - 12PM 2014-06-04 10:30:00 2014-06-04 12:00:00

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We all expect our students to be good critical thinkers when they leave college – but how do we know whether we’re helping them develop...

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Considering Student Diversity in STEM: Creating an Inclusive Environment 4/11/14 10:30AM - 12PM

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In this interactive session, faculty and graduate students will learn more about recent research on the role of diversity in education...

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Faculty Workshop: Leading Small Group Discussion 4/3/14 4PM - 5PM

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Have you ever posed a question to your students, only to be met with blank stares? Do the same students seem to answer all your questions? ...

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Faculty Workshop: Developing Effective Learning Objectives 3/11/14 4PM - 5PM

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Faculty Workshop: Developing an Effective Pedagogical Component for Your Grant Proposal 3/10/14 11AM - 12:30PM

Have you been called on to develop an educational component for a grant proposal and felt unsure of how to proceed? Many funding agencies...

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Faculty Workshop: Writing to Learn: Developing and Evaluating Writing Assignments within the Disciplines 3/5/14 12PM - 1:30PM

Teaching writing within a regular course in any discipline has a dual benefit: While it helps students develop the communication skills...

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Rescheduled Faculty Workshop: Playing with ideas: creativity inside and outside the classroom 2/19/14 3:30PM - 5PM

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Playing with ideas: creativity inside and outside the classroom      Creativity is fascinating and elusive. According to a recent Time...

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Faculty Workshop: Focus on Assessment: Grading with Intent -Designing Effective Assessments to Improve Student Learning 2/12/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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Traditionally, grading has served a single purpose: communicating to students how well they have performed in the course. By thinking...

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UTR: Teaching as Leadership: Emotional Intelligence and Course Objectives 2/10/14 3:30PM - 5PM

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Faculty Workshop: Playing with ideas: creativity inside and outside the classroom 1/28/14 3:30PM - 5PM

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Playing with ideas: creativity inside and outside the classroom      Creativity is fascinating and elusive. According to a recent Time...

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Faculty Workshop: Connecting with the Crowd: Lecturing Effectively in Large Classes 1/23/14 10AM - 11:30AM

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Many faculty members find lecturing to a large group among the most challenging of teaching tasks. Students may seem anonymous or...

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Faculty Workshop: Developing an Effective Pedagogical Component for Your Grant Proposal 2013 12/3/13 10:30AM - 12PM

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 Have you been called on to develop an educational component for a grant proposal and felt unsure of how to proceed?  Many funding agencies...

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Setting Your Students Up to Succeed: Designing a Learner-Centered Course 11/4/13 1PM - 2:30PM

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Whether you are creating a new course or revising an old one, this hands-on workshop will help you design a course that promotes high-level...

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Critical Thinking 10/23/13 10AM - 11:30AM

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Students are often expected to think critically, yet instructors can struggle with articulating what “critical thinking” means in their...

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Diversity Series: Enhancing Your Teaching for Students with Disabilities 10/21/13 1PM - 2:30PM

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Universal Design: Rethinking How to Teach Students with (and without) Disabilities In the last few decades, universities have seen an...

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Beyond CTECs: Developing Meaningful Course Evaluation 2013 10/16/13 10:30AM - 12PM

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This workshop is designed to help faculty create and use a variety of course evaluation techniques.  With a focus on the different purposes...

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New Faculty Workshop 2013 9/18/13 8:45AM - 3PM

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Each fall the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence leads an all-day interactive workshop to welcome new faculty into the Northwestern...

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Beyond CTECs: Developing Meaningful Course Evaluation 6/11/13 10:30AM - 12PM

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This workshop is designed to help faculty create and use a variety of course evaluation techniques.  With a focus on the different purposes...

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Faculty Roundtable: Twitter in the Classroom? Using Online Communication to Enhance Learning 5/28/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Have you wanted to use more online communication tools in your classroom, but hesitated because you’re not sure how to go about it – or...

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UTR: Lessons Learned from Teaching a Hybrid Course 5/22/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Connecting with Your Med Students: Lecturing Effectively in Large Classes 5/15/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Many medical school faculty members find lecturing to a large group among the most challenging of teaching tasks.  Students may feel...

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UTR: Teaching while Female: Gender in the 21st Century Classroom 4/24/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Developing and Evaluating Writing Assignments within the Disciplines 4/12/13 11AM - 12:30PM

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  Teaching writing within a regular course in any discipline has a dual benefit: While it helps students develop the communication skills...

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Searle Center New Name and New Publication Celebration 4/11/13 4PM - 6PM

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  PLEASE JOIN US for a reception celebrating our new Center name, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching & our newly...

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Roundtable: Recognizing and Responding to Students in Distress 4/2/13 1:30PM - 3PM

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  As faculty members or TAs, you may be the first to notice a student who is experiencing difficulty or distress.  Should you be...

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Infusing Critical Thinking into Your Course Design 3/20/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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We all expect our students to be good critical thinkers when they leave college – but how do we know whether we’re helping them develop...

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Teaching Difference: Helping your students understand diversity and social inequality 3/14/13 2:30PM - 4PM

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  Join us for a dynamic conversation about how to create meaningful learning around issues of diversity and social...

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Developing an Effective Pedagogical Component for Your Grant Proposal 3/5/13 11AM - 12:30PM

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  Have you been called on to develop an educational component for a grant proposal and felt unsure of how to proceed?  Many...

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University Teaching Roundtable:Teaching Race in a Post-race Climate 2/28/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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UTR:The Tao of Discussion Cultivating Energy in the Classroom 2/21/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Teaching Students of Different Levels 2/19/13 3:30PM - 5PM

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How do you teach a class that is composed of students from widely varying educational backgrounds or with very different levels of...

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