Past Events

Translating Lessons on Remote Teaching to the Fall: A Faculty Roundtable

1:00–2:30 pm
Zoom web conference

As you begin planning for the Autumn Quarter, you have an opportunity to think through lessons learned after an extraordinary Spring Quarter of remote teaching and learning. What strategies proved to be successful? What challenges did you face and how did you adapt? A roundtable of faculty and instructors from across disciplines will share their reflections on these and other questions, leading into an open discussion. 

Jul.
21

Fostering Inclusive Remote Classrooms

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

In this interactive workshop, we will consider how to apply principles of inclusive pedagogy to the unique opportunities afforded by remote teaching and learning.

Jul.
7

Ways to Enhance STEM Courses with Inclusive Pedagogy

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

With an understanding that inclusive pedagogy involves embracing diversity and fostering talent in a range of students, we will discuss specific inclusive strategies that have been used to enhance the participation of students in STEM courses.

Jul.
2

Principles and Practices of Inclusive Pedagogy

2:00–3:15 pm
Zoom web conference

Inclusive teaching involves embracing diversity as an asset and designing courses and interactions that foster talent in a range of students. Join this interactive workshop in which participants will be introduced to a framework for inclusive pedagogy and explore how it can be applied in their courses. 

Jun.
30

Online Presentation Training: Creating and Delivering Persuasive Virtual Presentations

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom webinar

Learn effective online presentation techniques from Eric Schnure, an executive communications professional and former White House speechwriter.

Jun.
16

Navigating Loss and Grief During COVID-19

9:00–9:30 am
Zoom web conference

University of Chicago faculty are invited to attend a half-hour workshop focusing on the dynamics of loss and grief. Participants will explore coping strategies as well as approaches to best support those who are grieving themselves. The session will be led by Rev. Stephanie Welsh, Chaplain at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Jun.
11

The Science of Sleep

9:00–9:30 am
Zoom web conference

The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a significant increase in self-reported sleep problems and insomnia. University of Chicago faculty are invited to attend a half-hour workshop to learn more about the important relationship between sleep and the immune system and how you can address chronic insomnia and other sleep disturbances.

Jun.
8

Mindfulness Meditation for Faculty

9:00–9:30 am
Zoom web conference

Jun.
4

Best Practices for Communicating Effectively on Video

10:00–11:00 am
Zoom web conference

This session will offer practical advice on how to communicate effectively through video.

May.
27

Navigating Chicago Public Schools

4:00–4:45 pm
Zoom web conference

UChicago faculty and their partners are invited to learn how to navigate the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) application process at this session hosted by the Office of the Provost and Duane Davis, Executive Director of K-12 Education Initiatives.

May.
26

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