workshops for Grads & Postdocs

Our workshops are intended for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars audiences; however, all UCI members interested in teaching are welcome to join (including faculty, staff, and undergraduates). Our workshops explore a variety of teaching related topics (e.g., active learning, inclusive teaching, assessments) and are led primarily by Senior Pedagogical Fellows. Many of our quarterly workshops partially meet the requirements for the Certificate in Teaching Excellence, as indicated below each workshop description. Please note that you will need to write a reflection on the workshop to apply workshop attendance towards the Certificate requirements.

In addition to our quarterly workshops, the DTEI offers the Course Design Certificate Program (CDCP) during the Winter and Summer quarters. The CDCP involves four, two-hour workshops. This certificate program provides a foundational overview of successful course design practices. Participants will practice ‘backward, integrated course design,’ by establishing goals for student learning and aligning assignments and assessments with these goals. By completing the program, participants will earn a Certificate in Course Design, create a draft syllabus for a course they may teach in the future, and learn effective teaching strategies.

If your department, school, or instructional group has specific pedagogical training needs, please contact DTEI (dtei@uci.edu) to request a tailor-made workshop.

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NOTE: If you have signed up for a workshop and are no longer able to attend, please let Ashley Hooper (amhooper@uci.edu) know as soon as you can.

 

Workshops at a Glance (Summer 2022)

Register now for our upcoming workshops.

Please contact Charli Arhart at carhart@uci.edu if you have questions. 

Click a workshop below to register.

*Signifies workshops that partially satisfy the requirements for the Certificate in Teaching Excellence.

Course Design Certificate Program*

  • Date, Time, and Location: Friday, August 19th, August 26th, September 2nd, and September 9th 2022, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PST via Zoom. *Participants must attend all sessions.*

  • Description:  This certificate program provides a foundational overview of successful course design practices. Participants will practice ‘backward, integrated course design,’ by establishing goals for student learning and aligning assignments and assessments with these goals. By completing the program, participants will earn a Certificate in Course Design, create a draft syllabus for a course they may teach in the future, and learn effective teaching strategies.

 

  • Facilitator: Senior Pedagogical Fellow Helen Meskhidze, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science (helen.meskhidze@uci.edu) and Senior Pedagogical Fellow Michelle Gardner, Department of Political Science (mkgard@uci.edu)

 

  • Register here by Tuesday, August 16th at 11:59 pm PST. *You will receive a welcome email with the Zoom link after registration closes.*