Calendar: Upcoming CIRTL events

Calendar: Upcoming CIRTL events

The calendar for the 2013 - 2014 academic year is below. The events that have a * in front of them will be hosted locally on the University of Rochester campus by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the Arts, Sciences and Engineering Dean of Graduate Studies, and the School of Medicine and Dentistry Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Education. More information about these will be put on this site as it becomes available. Should you wish to attend one of these hosted events, please RSVP to Jenny Hadingham (, so that we can ensure sufficient catering is provided.

For more information on the content of each event, you can log in to the CIRTL webpage.

CIRTL Cross-Network Events are held in Blackboard Collaborate ( , which opens 30 minutes before the session.

  1. Select the "Join the Session" link for an event. (30 minutes before the event)
  2. Enter the required information and click “Log In.”
  3. For Session Login Name, enter your name and institution.

Note: You do not need a CIRTL account in order to attend an event.

Date Time Title Join the session
September 9, 2013 5pm - 6pm Careers in STEM Here
*September 25, 2013 2pm - 3pm Teaching in the Large Undergraduate Classroom Here
September 26, 2013 1pm - 2pm The Context of Experience Here
October 14, 2013 5pm - 6pm Developing Your Research Portfolio Here
October 16, 2013 1pm - 2.30pm Adjusting to a New Culture Here
*October 23, 2013 2pm - 3pm Active Learning in Large Enrollment Classes Here
October 24, 2013 1pm - 2pm Creating an Inclusive Classroom I: What our Men of Color Have to Say Here

November 11, 2013

5pm - 6pm Developing Your Teaching Portfolio Here
November 20, 2013 1pm - 2.30pm Grading in the American System and Offering Effective Feedback Here
November 20, 2013 2pm - 3pm Flipping an Undergraduate Science Course: Engaging Students to Promote Deeper Learning and Academic Success
November 21, 2013 1pm - 2pm Not Just for Students with Disabilities: Using Universal Design to Help All Students Learn Here
December 9, 2013 5pm - 6pm Interviewing and Negotiation Here
January 13, 2014 5pm - 6pm The Two Body Problem Here
January 22, 2014 2pm - 3pm Incorporating the Workshop Model in Labs Here
January 23, 2014 1pm - 2pm Leveraging Gender Diversity To Improve Student Learning Outcomes Here
February 10, 2014 5pm - 6pm Responsible Conduct Here
February 20, 2014 1pm - 2pm Creating an Inclusive Classroom II: What our Latino/a Students Have to Say Here
February 26, 2014 2pm - 3pm Incorporating Service Learning into the Large Undergraduate Classroom Here
*March 10, 2014 5pm - 6pm Mentoring and Being Mentored Here
March 26. 2014 1pm - 2.30pm TBD
March 26, 2014 2pm - 3pm The Twitter Revolution: Engaging Students in 100+ Classes Here
March 27, 2014 1pm - 2pm Capitalizing on First Generation Students' College Experiences: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for University Professors Here
April 14, 2014 5pm - 6pm Networking Here
April 16, 2014 1pm - 2.30pm TBD
April 23, 2014 2pm - 3pm Formative Assessment in Larger Enrollment Classes Here
*April 24, 2014 1pm - 2pm Diverse Students' Views on Leveraging Diversity in STEM Here
May 12, 2014 5pm - 6pm The Voice of Experience Here
May 22, 2014 1pm - 2pm Creating an Inclusive Classroom III: What our African American Students have to Say Here