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REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Getting Started in Online and Hybrid Contexts (Elective) (2nd Summer Session)

Thursday, Jul 18, 12 pm
CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Many institutions are increasing their numbers of online and hybrid course and program offerings. As an instructor, the opportunity to teach in a new modality creates the potential to expand traditional ways of teaching and enhance engagement for learners.  This interactive workshop will be a starting point for you to critically reflect on your perceptions and experiences as pertains to online & hybrid teaching and learning. It will also allow you to explore strategies for bridging the...

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REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Creating Effective Learning Environments (Required) (2nd Summer Session)

Wednesday, Jul 10, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

This seminar provides a practical discussion of how to foster a positive classroom climate that cultivates student learning. ACT participants will discuss strategies for creating and maintaining classroom guidelines and policies within a framework that promotes inclusive classroom environments. We’ll also look at how an understanding of student intellectual development can help us frame classroom activities and increase student resilience. Francesca Minonne will facilitate this...

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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Creating Effective Learning Environments (Required)

Tuesday, Jul 9, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

This seminar provides a practical discussion of how to foster a positive classroom climate that cultivates student learning. ACT participants will discuss strategies for creating and maintaining classroom...

The RSVP limit has been reached.

WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Getting Started in Online and Hybrid Contexts (Elective)

Monday, Jul 15, 12 pm
CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

Many institutions are increasing their numbers of online and hybrid course and program offerings. As an instructor, the opportunity to teach in a new modality creates the potential to expand traditional ways of...

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2019 Graduate Student Teaching Conference

Friday, Aug 23, 8:30 am
Higgins Hall

The Graduate Student Teaching Conference, formerly known as the TA/TF Workshop, provides new and continuing Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Boston College the opportunity to reflect on their teaching in preparation for the new year.  A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Enrollment is limited; please register as soon as possible, but no later than August 16th.  

8:30 a.m.       Light Breakfast

9:00 a.m.       Plenary: Engaging BC Students

10:30...

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ACT Orientation

Friday, Jul 26, 12:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Jul 17, 10:30 am
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

ACT Orientation

Thursday, Jul 11, 10:30 am
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Jul 3, 12:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Grading for Learning (Required)

Wednesday, Jun 12, 12 pm
CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

Grades can be a significant source of feedback, both evaluating performance and guiding future learning. They can also be a source of doubt and anxiety -- for both students and instructors. In this session, we...

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REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Grading for Learning (Required) (2nd Summer Session)

Thursday, Jun 13, 12 pm
CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Grades can be a significant source of feedback, both evaluating performance and guiding future learning. They can also be a source of doubt and anxiety -- for both students and instructors. In this session, we will consider how learning science and psychology encourage us to think differently about how we approach grading. And we’ll talk about practical strategies -- including the use of rubrics -- for grading more consistently, effectively, and efficiently. This seminar will cover some of...

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WAITLIST OPEN: 2018 Graduate Student Teaching Conference

Friday, Aug 24, 8:30 am
Higgins Hall

Please note that registration for the Graduate Student Teaching Conference is now full. If you would like to be added to the conference waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu.

The Graduate Student Teaching Conference, formerly known as the TA/TF Workshop, provides new and continuing Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Boston College the opportunity to reflect on their teaching in preparation for the new year.  A light breakfast and lunch will be...

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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Teaching from the Margins: Strategies for Instructors from Underrepresented Groups (Elective)

Tuesday, Jun 18, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

For instructors who identify as belonging to historically underrepresented groups -- who don’t fit their students’ assumptions about who a “typical professor” should be -- the classroom can present unique...

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Learning Outcomes: a Pedagogical Tool for Library Instruction

Tuesday, Jun 25, 9:15 am
O'Neill 250 - CTE Innovation Lab

The University Libraries and the Center for Teaching Excellence are offering this joint session on learning outcomes for university librarians and library staff. We'll start with coffee and pastries at 9:15 and then begin the session at 9:30.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may...

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Limited spaces available

REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Assignment Design (Required) (2nd Summer Session)

Tuesday, Jun 4, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

Working from a very broad definition of “assignment,” this seminar invites participants to think through the qualities of an effective assignment as well as strategies for structuring assignments that are meaningful and motivating to students. We’ll also consider how learning science research can inform our thinking about assignment design. Stacy Grooters will facilitate this session. Lunch will be provided. Enrollment is limited; please register as soon as possible, but no later than May...

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ACT Orientation

Monday, Jun 24, 2 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Course Design (Required) (2nd Summer Session)

Monday, Jun 3, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

At the heart of every successful classroom is a well-designed course. In this seminar, we will consider the basics of a “backwards design” approach to course development that seeks to align course goals, assessments, and instruction. We’ll also talk about how course structure can impact student learning and classroom climate. Stacy Grooters will facilitate this session. Lunch will be provided. Enrollment is limited; please register as soon as possible, but no later than May...

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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Assignment Design (Required)

Wednesday, May 29, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

Working from a very broad definition of “assignment,” this seminar invites participants to think through the qualities of an effective assignment as well as strategies for structuring assignments that are...

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ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Jun 19, 12 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Course Design (Required)

Thursday, May 23, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

At the heart of every successful classroom is a well-designed course. In this seminar, we will consider the basics of a “backwards design” approach to course development that seeks to align course goals,...

The RSVP limit has been reached.

ACT Orientation

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Jun 5, 1:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

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Limited spaces available

WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Active Learning (Required)

Thursday, Jun 20, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

***This workshop is currently full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please e-mail centerforteaching@bc.edu and we will notify you if a spot opens up. If there is sufficient demand, we will consider scheduling another offering of this workshop this semester.***

Hands-on activities such as problem solving and teamwork hold a lot of promise to transform learning, but they can also seem challenging to develop and evaluate. This session will explore ways to structure...

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ACT Orientation

Thursday, May 30, 11 am
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

Will you be attending?
Limited spaces available

ACT Orientation

Wednesday, May 22, 12 pm
O'Neill Library 250, CTE Seminar Room

This is an orientation slot reserved for those students who are planning to complete the Apprenticeship in College Teaching program. All students who plan to complete ACT must attend one of the orientations offered.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is committed to providing equal access to its events and programs. Individuals with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access may contact centerforteaching@bc.edu.

Will you be attending?
Limited spaces available
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