CALS Teaching Experience


Creative Strategies for Student Success

June 20 and 21, 2017, 8:30am-4:00pm
ILR Conference Center, Room 225

Join us in exploring creative teaching and learning strategies for student success through student wellbeing, active learning, goal setting, and critical thinking.

This workshop provides:

  • Practical examples of how to implement evidence-based teaching practice in your classroom
  • Hands-on experience developing best-practices for your classes
  • An opportunity to meet new colleagues across the College and build your teaching and learning network

Sessions include:

  • Setting the stage: The role of student wellbeing in teaching and learning
    (Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Section of Horticulture )
  • Creating Goals: Using outcomes to direct teaching and learning
    (Chris Schaffer, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering)
  • Active learning: A learning experience for students and teachers
    (Pedro Perez, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management)
  • Thinking critically: Moving students beyond memorization
    (Mark Wysocki and Susan Riha, Dept. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences)


  • The current agenda can be found here


  • Registration is now closed due to popular demand. You can still fill out the registration SURVEY to be added to our mailing list.

The CALS Teaching Experience is offered at no charge to Cornell Educators, with preference given to CALS staff and faculty. For more information, contact Sue Merkel at