Application Open: 2020-2021 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship – Due February 24 at noon

CTL has launched the application process for the 2020-2021 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship. TIDE Ambassadors explore how they can enhance students’ learning and academic success across cultural, social, and learning differences by adopting a strength-based, inclusive, and equitable approach to teaching and learning grounded in the value of diversity. Applications are due Monday, February 24 at noon.  For more information

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 04, 2020 -
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Contains Explicit Content: Designing Memorable Lectures

Come to this interactive workshop to discuss lecture design structures and strategies that will help students better understand how your course is organized; what is most important; and how to engage with the course ideas and materials. 

Wednesday, February 05, 2020 -
11:45AM to 1:15PM
Diversity Lunch & Learn

In this workshop, we will explore strategies that college instructors can adopt to support English as as additional language (EAL) students in their classrooms.  For more information, please visit our Diversity Lunch & Learn page.

Friday, February 07, 2020 -
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Meeting

"From Theory to Practice:  Sharing Our Contemplative Classroom Practices Across Disciplines" (Facilitator: Brian Baldi, CTL).  For more information about contemplative pedagogy, please visit our CP page. 

Thursday, March 05, 2020 -
11:30AM to 1:00PM
Diversity Lunch & Learn

For more information, please visit our Diversity Lunch & Learn page.