Teaching Workshops

If a group or department would like to request a repeat workshop on any of these topics, please contact the Teaching Center.

Spring 2023 Teaching Workshop Series

Join the Teaching Center for our spring 2023 teaching workshops series held on Zoom from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays.

Effective Management & Mentoring of TAs

This workshop will take place on January 20, 2023.

Learn strategies for coordinating, supervising and mentoring teaching assistants in large and coordinated courses.

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Designing Group Assignments

This workshop will take place on February 3, 2023.

Learn best practices for designing effective group assignments and projects.

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Evaluating Group Assignments

This workshop will take place on February 17, 2023.

Learn principles for effectively evaluating the both the process and product of group assignments and projects.

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Writing Good Multiple Choice Questions

This workshop will take place on March 3, 2023.

Learn principles for writing good multiple choices questions, including question stems, distractors, and organization.

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Anti-Racist Feedback and Messaging

This workshop will take place on March 17, 2023.

Learn anti-racist strategies to reduce student achievement gaps by using stereotype threat and growth mindset principles for providing feedback and messaging to students.

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Asking and Answering Classroom Questions

This workshop will take place on March 31, 2023. 

Learn strategies for promoting student engagement through asking and answering classroom questions.

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Transparent (TILT) Assignment Design

This workshop will take place on April 14, 2023.

Learn the principles of transparency in assignment design, which has been shown to reduce achievement gaps for first-generation students.

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Inclusive Teaching Workshops

(Available to groups upon request.)

The Teaching Center offers a workshop series on inclusive teaching. The workshops features Rochester education researchers, student support offices, and professors and covers different student populations at at the University, including:

  • Students with disabilities
  • International students
  • Underrepresented minority students
  • Women students
  • Gender and sexual minority students
  • First-generation students