Archived Events

April 26, 2018
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Series
The more students understand about the science of their own learning, the more effective they are. Unfortunately, many struggle because misconceptions about memory lead to poor study strategies,... read more
April 16, 2018
If you are applying for an academic position, or going up for promotion here at the University of Maryland, you will need a teaching philosophy statement as part of your portfolio. Whether you would... read more
April 12, 2018
Part of the TLTC’s mission is to help you make the most impact with the time you spend teaching. Of course, much of that time takes place outside the classroom, so bring a laptop and come try... read more
April 04, 2018
This workshop aims at helping us learn to use a common language for teaching and evaluating writing across campus. Participants in this workshop will identify the learning outcomes in UMD's Academic... read more
March 29, 2018
Are you interested in dipping your toe into an education research project? Perhaps you use an innovative pedagogy into your class, and you're interested in evaluating it for publications and... read more
March 12, 2018
Come take a deeper dive into the science behind much of our guidance and get some hands-on time thinking through how to apply it in your own courses. We will explore the evidence for active learning... read more
March 09, 2018
Teaching-as-Research Meeting
Teaching-As-Research (TAR) involves deliberate, systematic, and reflective use of research methods to advance teaching and learning in higher education. These meetings serve as informal forums for... read more
March 06, 2018
Classroom Assessment Techniques (aka CATs) are activities that can help instructors monitor students' learning in their classes, get quick feedback on their teaching, and also help students to think... read more
March 02, 2018
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Series
The research is clear - student are more engaged and have better learning outcomes when they perceive your course’s climate to be inclusive, positive, and supportive. Come learn why it matters and... read more
February 21, 2018
Students can be a great source of feedback to find out what is working (or not) in the classroom each semester (Cohen, 1980; Murray, 2007). However, students may not provide feedback until they are... read more