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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Active Learning (Required)

Tuesday, Sep 24, 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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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Strategies for Effective Lecturing (Elective)

Thursday, Sep 19, 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.***

New approaches to teaching now give us many alternatives to the traditional lecture, but having the presentation and planning skills required to present an effective lecture can still be essential in the...

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Lynn Berardelli

Megan, I will not be able to attend the seminar on Sept 19. Thanks, Lynn

WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Strategies for Effective Lecturing (Elective) (2nd Fall Offering)

Monday, Sep 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.***

New approaches to teaching now give us many alternatives to the traditional lecture, but having the presentation and planning skills required to present an effective lecture can still be essential in the...

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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Course Design (Required)

Wednesday, Sep 11, 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,...

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REGISTRATION CLOSED: ACT: Assignment Design (Required)

Wednesday, Sep 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...

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

Wednesday, Nov 6, 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.***

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...

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WAITLIST OPEN: ACT: Grading for Learning (Required)

Monday, Oct 28, 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.***

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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ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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, Nov 21, 1 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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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ACT Orientation

Tuesday, Oct 29, 12 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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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ACT Orientation

Thursday, Oct 24, 11 am
O'Neill Library 250

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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ACT Orientation

Wednesday, Oct 9, 11 am
O'Neill Library 250

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

Tuesday, Oct 1, 1 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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, Sep 26, 1:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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, Sep 18, 12:30 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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

Tuesday, Sep 10, 11 am
O'Neill Library 250

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

Tuesday, Sep 3, 1 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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, Aug 29, 12 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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

CANCELED: ACT Orientation

Thursday, Aug 22, 12 pm
O'Neill Library 250

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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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: Teaching in the U.S. Classroom (Elective)

Wednesday, Nov 20, 12 pm
CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Limited to international students only. International instructors bring valuable knowledge and experience with them to classrooms in the U.S., but they can also face unique challenges. In this session we will discuss some of the potential issues and identify resources that can support international graduate students who serve in teaching roles at Boston College. Matthew Goode will facilitate this session. Lunch will be provided. Enrollment is limited; please register as soon as possible,...

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ACT: Teaching Students with Disabilities (Elective)

Thursday, Oct 17, 12 pm
CTE Innovation Lab - O'Neill 250

Recent decades have seen a significant increase in the number of students with disabilities who are pursuing higher education. As a result, faculty find themselves needing to teach to an increasingly diverse range of learners. In this seminar, we’ll discuss simple changes faculty can implement in order to make their courses more accessible to students with disabilities -- and potentially improve the learning environment for all their students. Stacy Grooters will facilitate this...

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Maximizing Canvas

Monday, Aug 19, 1 pm
O'Neill 250 - Innovation Lab

There are many ways the advanced features of Canvas can help you achieve your course objectives. In this workshop, we will introduce you to: embedding media in your Canvas course, setting up group assignments, using the calendar feature for events related to your course (like office hour appointments!), creating discussions and quizzes, and using a rubric to grade assignments. We will also go over how to move content from a prior course into a new course, and introduce external tools that...

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Introduction to Canvas

Monday, Aug 19, 10:30 am
O'Neill 250 - Innovation Lab

This workshop prepares you to integrate BC’s learning management system, Canvas, seamlessly into your class. We’ll show you how to customize Canvas for your class’s needs; manage your syllabus online; create and grade assignments; organize the content you upload; and preview your course from a student’s perspective. Work on your own course while we work together!

Facilitated by Francesca Minonne, Megan Crotty, and Sara Suzuki. You are also invited to join us for lunch from 12:00 -...

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Johanna Malaga

I just realized I have a lunch meeting 12-1pm that day so I will NOT be staying for lunch.

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