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September 21, 2020

Announcements

Apply for SoTL Reading Group - Cheating Lessons. Deadline: Sept 24

Applications Open for DEIJ Faculty Fellows. Deadline: Sept 25

Apply for One of Our Faculty Learning Communities! Deadline: Sept 27

Fall 2020 Teaching Symposium Call for Applications

CITL Blog: Applying Chickering’s 7 Principles to Remote Learning

Upcoming Events

For Graduate Students: How to Develop a Syllabus

CEL Coffee Talk: Open Conversation on Teaching Community Engaged Classes during COVID-19

(For Graduate Students) Inclusive Grading of Student Writing Online: Practice-Based Approaches

Community Engaged Learning Series: Am I Still Teaching? Community Engaged Learning Contexts and the Decentering of Instructors

STEM Reads: Exploring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Topics in STEM Education

Coffee Talk: Teaching for Democracy During Extreme Partisanship

Announcements

Applications Open for DEIJ Faculty Fellows. Deadline: Sept 25

The CITL is seeking two Faculty Fellows for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ), who will partner with us to provide programming and support for instructors seeking to enhance equity and inclusivity in their teaching.

Apply Now or Nominate a Colleague

Apply for One of Our Faculty Learning Communities! Deadline: Sept 27

FLCs are cohorts of faculty members, often from different disciplines or fields of study, who ask questions about teaching and learning, try out teaching innovations, assess student learning, create new models of practice, and publish scholarship about their work.

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Fall 2020 Teaching Symposium Call for Applications

CITL announces a Call for Applications for the Fall 2020 Teaching Symposium, where teaching faculty can showcase innovative teaching methods.

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CITL Blog: Applying Chickering’s 7 Principles to Remote Learning

An influential leader in educational thought, Arthur Chickering, passed away on August 15. While Chickering had a prolific career in advancing undergraduate education, he is most widely known for his 1987 collaboration with Zelda Gamson, “Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education,” which led to...

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Upcoming Events

For Graduate Students: How to Develop a Syllabus

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:30 - 11:45 a.m., Online

In this webinar, we'll discuss how to develop a course proposal/syllabus. First, participants will dissect a sample syllabus that has been taught at Indiana University. Second, we will share principles of backward course design. Lastly, participants should bring an idea for a course at any stage in development: from a broad concept to a sample syllabus, or anything in between.

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CEL Coffee Talk: Open Conversation on Teaching Community Engaged Classes during COVID-19

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2 - 3 p.m., Online

As we teach our first full semester under the restrictions of COVID-19, you may have continued teaching a community-engaged learning classes or maybe you are exploring it for the spring. Join the CITL Service-Learning Program and IUB instructors for an informal conversation about teaching community-engaged learning courses. Come to check-in with a group of like-minded professionals and instructors about your teaching.

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(For Graduate Students) Inclusive Grading of Student Writing Online: Practice-Based Approaches

Friday, September 25, 2020 12 - 1 p.m., Online

Student backgrounds and funds of knowledge are not separate from their writing and communicative styles, making instructors wonder how to give fair and consistent grades and feedback. In response to recent needs to transition online, this workshop will focus on practical ways to evaluate student writing through digital platforms. This workshop will also include conversations and activities for participants that explore the principles of inclusive grading.

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Community Engaged Learning Series: Am I Still Teaching? Community Engaged Learning Contexts and the Decentering of Instructors

Friday, September 25, 2020 2 - 3 p.m., Online

Community Engaged Learning contexts lend themselves naturally to decentering the teacher. Accustomed to being the sage on the stage, this experience can be unnerving for both the instructor and students. In this discussion, participants will explore the intentions and the realities of empowering students, creating learning communicates, and sharing the “teaching role” more equitably with community partners and students.

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STEM Reads: Exploring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Topics in STEM Education

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3 - 4 p.m., Online

Are you looking for a community to discuss approaches to STEM education? What better way than to dig into good books, articles, and media posts with follow-up discussions about different teaching approaches? Join CITL consultants and Science Librarians for STEM Reads. This group is open to instructors of all levels, including graduate students.

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Coffee Talk: Teaching for Democracy During Extreme Partisanship

Thursday, October 1, 2020 12 - 1 p.m., Online

Take this heightened moment of blatant racism and pandemic; add on the uncertainty of the upcoming election. What can teachers do to help students who may be in pain from these dual crises—who may also struggle with the developmental challenges of maturing political and religious beliefs, sexual identities, gendered histories, and more?

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