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CALS Teaching Experience


Strategies for enhancing student engagement and learning

June 11-12, Monday-Tuesday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Room 225 ILR Conference Center, King Shaw Hall


Join us in a 2-day workshop, exploring creative strategies for teaching and learning through goal setting and student engagement.


This workshop will provide:

  • experiences for knowing yourself and your students
  • practical examples of how to implement evidence-based teaching practices.
  • opportunities to extend your teaching and learning network!

Sessions include:

  • Teaching Across Difference,
    with Adi Grabiner-Keinan (Intergroup Dialogue Project). 
  • Learning Outcomes and Assessment: Closing the Loop,
    with Natasha Holmes (Physics Department).

  • Making Things Click: Using Questions and Peer Discussion,
    with Michelle Smith (University of Maine, Center for Research in STEM Education). 

  • Theater Techniques to Enhance Teaching and Learning,
    with Andrea Beukema (College of Veterinary Medicine). 

New faculty members are encouraged to apply. This workshop is offered at no cost to participants, thanks to support from the CALS Office of Academic Programs. Preference given to CALS faculty & staff.

Breakfast, snacks and lunch provided.

Applications are due by JUNE 1, 2018 or until registration is filled.


  • The current agenda can be found here.

*PLEASE NOTE*: The workshop is currently full, but if you'd like to be added to the waiting list, please register as indicated below and you'll be notified if we have an opening. Thank you!


For more information, contact Sue Merkel at