November

How to Create an Effective, Accessible Syllabus
Facilitated by Kris McLain and John Elia, Graduate Instructional Consultants
Wednesday, 11/3/2021, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Via Zoom -- registrants will receive the link before the workshop.

Kris McLain (portrait)John Elia ( portrait)Whether you’ve already written a syllabus or are just starting your first one, this workshop will help you craft an effective and accessible syllabus document. In this interactive workshop, we explore the essential elements of the syllabus document and how they can be made accessible and clear to all students. Additionally, participants will learn and practice tips and tools for improving syllabus design and converse about their own syllabi.

Registration will close one hour before the workshop starts.

Registrants will receive a Zoom link at least 1/2 hour before the workshop starts.  

 

Writing a Diversity Statement
Facilitated by Chas Brua, Associate Research Professor, Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor, Lisa Shantz and Jessica Kirkwood
Wednesday, 11/17/2021
Via Zoom

Chas Brua ( portrait)Beate Brunow (portrait)In this interactive workshop, we'll present recommendations for creating a diversity/equity/inclusion statement. Participants will reflect on their own experiences in teaching and learning environments, research and clinical practice, and service. We will examine a sample statement for strengths and weaknesses, and draft ideas for their own statements.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.


Teaching and Diversity Statements
Facilitated by Beate Brunow, Associate Research Professor
Thursday, 11/18/2021

beate brunow (portrait)This session presents recommendations for creating effective teaching statements and diversity statements. Participants will reflect on their own experiences in learning and work environments, examine sample statements for strengths and weaknesses, and draft ideas for their own statements.

This is a closed event customized for the requesting department. If you are interested in a Custom Workshop for your area, contact us at site@psu.edu.