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Preparing Future Faculty
Claremont Graduate University
135 E 12th Street
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 607-6225 l pff@cgu.edu
 
 
Shamini Dias, PhD
Jeremy Schnieder, PhD
 
 

Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule Spring 2018 Workshop Schedule

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Please note that enrollment & RSVPs are separate. Enrollment is not required to attend workshops. See the PFF Certificate policies and costs for more information.

 Enroll in the PFF Certificate in College Teaching

To see the workshop descriptions and guides check out the Workshop Catalog.

PFF Information Sessions

Monday, Sept. 10, 4:00—6:50 PM (Library - Digital Tool Shed)
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4:00—6:50 PM (Library - Digital Tool Shed)

Mandatory Workshops

*The Friday and Saturday series include the same workshops. The Friday series has shorter sessions and breaks the workshops into two parts (A and B).

Friday Series 

M1 - The Teacher as Leader: Reflective Practice & Changing Contexts
     M1a – Overview: Reflective Practice & Inclusive Pedagogy
     Friday, September 21, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

     M1b – Teaching Philosophy in Changing Contexts
     Friday, September 28, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Digital Tool Shed)

M2 - The Teacher as Leader: Understanding Learning & Motivation
     M2a - Learning & Motivation
     Friday, October 5, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

     M2b – Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
     Friday, October 12, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

M3 - The Teacher as Designer: Overview & Approach
     M3a – Design Thinking: Backward Design for Inclusive Teaching
     Friday, October 19, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

     M3b – Pedagogy for Technology Integration
     Friday, October 26, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

M4 - The Teacher as Leader: Building a Syllabus
     M4a – Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment Plans
     Friday, November 2, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

     M4b – The Syllabus as a Learning Journey Map
     Friday, November 9, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

TC - The Teacher as Facilitator: Teaching Clinic
Friday, November 30, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Saturday Series

M1 - The Teacher as Leader: Reflective Practice & Changing Contexts
Saturday, September 29, 9:00 AM—2:00 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

M2 - The Teacher as Leader: Understanding Learning & Motivation
Saturday, October 13, 9:00 AM—2:00 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

M3 - The Teacher as Designer: Overview & Approach
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 AM—2:00 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

M4 - The Teacher as Designer: Building a Syllabus
Saturday, November 10, 9:00 AM—2:00 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

TC - The Teacher as Facilitator: Teaching Clinic
How to Design Assignments (Elective)
Saturday, December 1, 9:00 AM—2:00 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Elective Workshops

Teaching with a Learning Management System
Monday, September 17, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Helping Students Prepare for Class
Monday, September 24, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Digital Tool Shed)

The Myth of Learning Styles
Monday, October 1, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Engaging Difficult Students
Monday, October 8, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Universal Design for Learning
Monday, October 15, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Lectures that Engage Thinking
Monday, October 22, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Building Your Teacher-Scholar Website
Monday, October 29, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Effective Strategies for Writing Feedback
Monday, November 5, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

Designing for Diversity
Monday, November 12, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

The Teacher as Facilitator: Teaching Clinic (Mandatory Workshop)
Monday, November 26, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

How to Design Assignments
Monday, December 3, 4:00 PM—6:50 PM (Library - Keck Classroom)

All PFF workshops are free. If you are not working toward the PFF Certificate in College Teaching but are still interested in developing your knowledge and skills as a teacher-scholar, you may attend the workshops. All workshops are free to CGU students, faculty, and alumni.


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All PFF workshops are free and open to to CGU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. 


Summer 2018 Workshop Schedule Summer 2018 Workshop Schedule

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Complete the PFF Certificate this summer! The PFF Summer Intensive is an opportunity to optimize your time toward earning the PFF Certificate in College Teaching. Two weeks of PFF workshops that give you the opportunity to complete all workshop requirements toward the PFF Certificate in College Teaching.

Week 1 June 18-22: The full Mandatory Workshop series.
Week 2 June 25-29: A complete offering of Elective workshop topics.

Following completion of these workshop modules, you can work independently with the PFF team during the rest of the summer on the items required for the Practicum and Portfolio module.

If you've been taking workshops already and just need a few more, you can take advantage of the Summer Intensive series to attend just the workshops you need to complete the Workshops Module and move on to the Practicum and Portfolio items.

2018 Summer Intensive Schedule

For descriptions of each workshop please see our Workshop Catalogue
See the Summer Intensive Polices below if seeking the 
PFF Certificate in College Teaching.

Week 1 - Mandatory Workshops: June 18 - 22

M1 - Teaching Philosophy: Reflective Practice & Changing Contexts

Monday, June 18, 9-11:50 am - M1 Part A: Overview: Reflective Practice & Inclusive Pedagogy

Monday, June 18, 1-3:50 pm - M1 Part B: Teaching Philosophy in Changing Contexts

M2 - Teaching Philosophy: Understanding Learning & Motivation

Tuesday, June 19, 9-11:50 am - M2 Part A: Learning & Motivation

Tuesday, June 19, 1-3:50 pm - M2 Part B: Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Break - Wednesday, June 20th  

No workshops. This is open time for participants to write their workshop Reflection and/or their Teaching Philosophy Statement. We will be available to work with individuals if they want to come in and work in the classroom as a writing space.

M3 - Course Design: Overview & Approach

Thursday, June 21, 9-11:50 am - M3 Part A: Design Thinking: Backward Design for Inclusive Teaching

Thursday, June 21, 1-3:50 pm - M3 Part B: Pedagogy for Technology Integration

M4 - Course Design: Building a Syllabus

Friday, June 22, 9-11:50 am - M4 Part A: Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment Plans

Friday, June 22, 1-3:50 pm - M4 Part B: The Syllabus as a Learning Journey Map

Week 2 - Elective Workshops: June 25 - 29 

Monday, June 25, 9-11:50 am - OER: Making Learning Accessible

Monday, June 25, 1-3:50 pm - Assessing Your Teaching Beyond Course Evaluations

Tuesday, June 26, 9-11:50 am - Agile Teaching & Improvisation 

Tuesday, June 26, 1-3:50 pm - Physical Activity in the Classroom

Wednesday, June 27, 9-11:50 am - Developing Your Diversity Statement

Wednesday, June 27, 1-3:50 pm - Designing Writing Assignments

Thursday, June 28, 9-11:50 am - Active Learning in Classrooms

Thursday, June 28, 1-3:50 pmCollaboration in the Classroom

*Friday, June 29, 9-11:50 am - Synthesizing Knowledge

*Friday, June 29, 1-3:50 pmSynthesizing Knowledge
      *(same workshop, must attend one to write Synthesis Reflection)


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