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An Introduction to Generative AI – Implications for Teaching and Learning

This workshop is for beginner/novice Generative AI users.  Whether you have been secretly ignoring Generative AI, hoping it would go away or intimidated to get started, this workshop is for you! It is still early days in the presence of Generative AI, and yet these tools have quickly become embedded in many aspects of life,… Read More »An Introduction to Generative AI – Implications for Teaching and Learning

Accessible Communication and Resources

The Center for Teaching & Learning Innovation and Disability Services would like to invite you to a professional development opportunity focused on learning the tools and skills involved in communicating accessibly by email and Canvas as well as how to ensure you are distributing accessible documents. This session will provide examples and guidance.  Please bring… Read More »Accessible Communication and Resources

Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom

Difficult dialogues have the potential to lead to conflict in the classroom or awkwardness in the very least. The purpose of this session is to discuss difficult dialogues from a classroom management perspective and methods to keep difficult discussions aligned with course outcomes and the development of student skills such as critical thinking, effective communication,… Read More »Strategies for Engaging in Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom

Building Anti-Racist White Educators (BARWE) Reading & Inquiry Series – March Meeting

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Everyone wants the best for their students. As educators, we want to do our jobs well. We want to be fair, we want to promote safe communities, and we want to support all our students in every aspect of their lives. BARWE's tools help you realize these goals that you already have. White teachers, even… Read More »Building Anti-Racist White Educators (BARWE) Reading & Inquiry Series – March Meeting

Motivational Interviewing in Teaching: Engaging Change

Motivational Interviewing is a technique developed in counseling that has emerging evidence as a useful teaching tool, both in the classroom and in office hours and consultations with individual students. The technique of Motivational Interviewing is particularly effective when someone is exhibiting resistance. It's a way to facilitate decision-making around change. In the classroom, for… Read More »Motivational Interviewing in Teaching: Engaging Change

Intro to Empowering Learners through Generative AI

Join Sam Bowers, VTSU STEM Development Coordinator, for an engaging and informative workshop on "Intro to Empowering Learners through Generative AI". This session will explore the role of Generative AI tools like ChatGPT 3.5, Grammarly, and Copilot in higher education. We'll delve into ethical considerations, share practical skills for effective use, and discuss how these… Read More »Intro to Empowering Learners through Generative AI

Building Anti-Racist White Educators (BARWE) Reading & Inquiry Series – April Meeting

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Everyone wants the best for their students. As educators, we want to do our jobs well. We want to be fair, we want to promote safe communities, and we want to support all our students in every aspect of their lives. BARWE's tools help you realize these goals that you already have. White teachers, even… Read More »Building Anti-Racist White Educators (BARWE) Reading & Inquiry Series – April Meeting

Strategies for Engaging with Difficult Students in the Classroom

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Engaging with disruptive students can be a difficult process, especially for new faculty members who are facing instances of poor behavior for the first time. In this workshop, we’ll be discussing the various types of misbehavior, de-escalation methods, and Vermont State’s tips for resolving issues with disruptive students. By attending this workshop you will: *Learn… Read More »Strategies for Engaging with Difficult Students in the Classroom

Keynote Address: Teaching Toward an Open Future (with Robin DeRosa)

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The CTLI is pleased to announce that on Friday, April 26 from 12:30-2:00pm, Robin DeRosa, will be delivering a keynote address for VTSU staff and faculty titled "Teaching Toward an Open Future." This session will be on Zoom and recorded for anyone who cannot make it. Session Description: Higher Education is in flux. Sometimes it… Read More »Keynote Address: Teaching Toward an Open Future (with Robin DeRosa)