Teaching Discussion Series

Failure: An Essential Tool for Student Learning

The TCLT invites faculty to continue exploring the idea of productive failure and how it can be used to foster student learning.

The Mayhem of Teaching: Mistakes, Miscues, and Misunderstandings - Fri., Feb. 17, 8:30-11:00 am, Mott Community College Event Center (breakfast provided). This event hosted in partnership with the Quad-POD Consortium. Dr. Katherine Rowell, Professor of Sociology, Sinclair College will facilitate the session.

Assignment Re-design with Failure in Mind - Fri., Mar. 17, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, TCLT (lunch provided)

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Workshop

Use Your Tools: A Hands-on Exploration of Your Voice, Your Look and Your Space

Friday, February 10, 2017

11:30 am - 1:00 pm, TCLT, 134 Thompson Library

Light lunch provided

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Quad-POD Dinner & Presentation

The Importance of Teacher Empathy in Student Success

Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017

5:30-8:00 pm, Mott Community College

Featuring Dr. Katherine Rowell, Professor of Sociology, Sinclair Community College

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Event Flyer

Quad-POD Workshop

The Mayhem of Teaching: Mistakes, Miscues, and Misunderstandings

Fri., Feb. 17, 2017

8:30 - 11:00 am, Mott Community College

Featuring Dr. Katherine Rowell, Professor of Sociology, Sinclair Community College

Register

Event Flyer

Presentation and discussion

Why We Do What We Do: Using Poetic Narrative & Mindful Self-Compassion to Understand Identity in Higher Learning

Friday, March 10, 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 am, TCLT, 134 Thompson Library

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Celebration of Teaching

The TCLT will host the annual Celebration of Teaching at the Flint Farmer's Market on Wed., April 26, 2017, 5:00-7:30 pm.

Faculty Peer Coaching Certification Program

The TCLT offers a certification process for UM-Flint faculty to learn about and become proficient in faculty peer observation and coaching. To qualify, faculty must participate in two workshops (modules 1 and 2) and successfully complete two observations using the protocol.  

The training modules will be offered April 27 (module 1) and April 28 (module 2).

Registation is required