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Spring 2021 Workshops & Programs

Teaching & Learning Innovation offers programming to assist all faculty, graduate and professional students, post-doctoral fellows, and administrative staff in relevant areas for their personal and professional growth and success. Below you will find our spring 2021 offerings listed chronologically by date, by initiative/interest (i.e. Inclusive Teaching, Experience Learning, Faculty Success, etc.), and by audience (i.e. faculty, graduate and professional students, etc.).
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at tli@utk.edu.

Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students

Faculty Roundtable: Work Life Balance and the New (New) Normal

February 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning

February 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Academic Bullying Workshop
February 9 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 9 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 10 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Trauma-Based Pedagogy Workshop
February 16 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 17 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 17 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 18 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 24 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Diversi-Tea: International Students’ Sense of Belonging at UT
February 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students

Faculty Roundtables: Institutional Culture, Climate and Being an Ally
March 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Graduate students


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment Workshop
March 3 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
March 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Special Faculty Development Lecture: KerryAnn O’Meara: Equity-Minded Reform of Teaching and Service Workloads
March 4 | TBA | Zoom
Registration & Information TBA

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 8 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment
March 9 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
March 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 15 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 16  | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 17  | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 22 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Increase Cultural Competency for Effective and Inclusive Teaching Workshop 
March 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 29 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Innovative Teaching and Learning Conference
March 30 | 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week
April 5-9
Registration & Information TBA

Intended Audience: Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

April 5 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop 
April 6 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff


Applications and Strategies to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Academic Bullying in Higher Education Workshop
April 6 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Faculty Roundtable: Tenure, Promotion and Transition During a Pandemic
April 7 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 13 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop
April 14 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 15 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 9 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 10 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment Workshop
March 3 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment
March 9 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 13 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 15 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students

UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 3 – March 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 8 – April 5 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Graduate students

Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop 
April 6 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff


Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop
April 14 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff

Faculty Roundtable: Work Life Balance and the New (New) Normal
February 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Graduate students


Faculty Roundtables: Institutional Culture, Climate and Being an Ally
March 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Graduate students


Special Faculty Development Lecture: KerryAnn O’Meara: Equity-Minded Reform of Teaching and Service Workloads
March 4 | TBA | Zoom
Registration & Information TBA

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Faculty Roundtable: Tenure, Promotion and Transition During a Pandemic
April 7 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty

Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Academic Bullying Workshop
February 9 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Trauma-Based Pedagogy Workshop
February 16 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 17 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 18 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmon
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 16  | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 17  | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Innovative Teaching and Learning Conference
March 30 | 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Applications and Strategies to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Academic Bullying in Higher Education Workshop
April 6 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students

Diversi-Tea: International Students’ Sense of Belonging at UT
February 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


Increase Cultural Competency for Effective and Inclusive Teaching Workshop 
March 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate students


January        |        February        |        March        |        April

Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information


Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information


Faculty Roundtable: Work Life Balance and the New (New) Normal
February 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Academic Bullying Workshop
February 9 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 9 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 10 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Trauma-Based Pedagogy Workshop
February 16 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 17 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 18 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Diversi-Tea: International Students’ Sense of Belonging at UT
February 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Faculty Roundtables: Institutional Culture, Climate and Being an Ally
March 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment Workshop
March 3 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Special Faculty Development Lecture: KerryAnn O’Meara: Equity-Minded Reform of Teaching and Service Workloads
March 4 | TBA | Zoom
Registration & Information TBA


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment
March 9 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 16  | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 17  | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Increase Cultural Competency for Effective and Inclusive Teaching Workshop 

March 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Innovative Teaching and Learning Conference
March 30 | 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop 
April 6 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Applications and Strategies to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Academic Bullying in Higher Education Workshop
April 6 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Faculty Roundtable: Tenure, Promotion and Transition During a Pandemic
April 7 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 13 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Experiential Learning Course Designation Workshop
April 14 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 15 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information

January        |        February        |        March        |        April

Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information


Back to the Classroom: Effective Face-to-Face & Hybrid Teaching Practices
January 19 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Strong Hall 201
Registration & Information


Faculty Roundtable: Work Life Balance and the New (New) Normal
February 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Academic Bullying Workshop
February 9 | 12 – 1:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 9 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Formative Assessment: Best Practices in Assessment for Learning Workshop
February 10 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Trauma-Based Pedagogy Workshop
February 16 | 1 – 2 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 17 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 17 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Building a Sense of Belonging in the Classroom
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

February 18 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
February 24 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Diversi-Tea: International Students’ Sense of Belonging at UT
February 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Faculty Roundtables: Institutional Culture, Climate and Being an Ally
March 3 | 12 – 1 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment Workshop
March 3 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
March 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Special Faculty Development Lecture: KerryAnn O’Meara: Equity-Minded Reform of Teaching and Service Workloads
March 4 | TBA | Zoom
Registration & Information TBA


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 8 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Best Practices in Authentic Assessment
March 9 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


UT CIRTL Facilitating Undergraduate Evidence-Based Learning
March 10 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 15 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 16  | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Spring Course Academy: Effective Strategies for Work-Life Harmony
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 17  | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 22 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Increase Cultural Competency for Effective and Inclusive Teaching Workshop 
March 25 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

March 29 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Innovative Teaching and Learning Conference
March 30 | 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week
April 5-9
Registration & Information TBA


How to Teach Online Certification Seminar for Graduate Students
(In collaboration with the Office of Online Learning and Academic Programs)

April 5 | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Applications and Strategies to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Academic Bullying in Higher Education Workshop
April 6 | 1 – 2:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 13 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information


Peer and Self-Assessment: Best Practices in Student-Directed Assessment Workshop
April 15 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Zoom
Registration & Information