Past Events

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October 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm - October 20, 2022 - 11:59 pm

The Inclusive Teaching Track is a sequence of two interactive workshops focused on cultivating equitable and welcoming classrooms where students from all backgrounds can thrive.

Worm's eye view of pillars meeting a domed ceiling.
October 6, 2022 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dr. Jamiella Brooks (U Penn) and Dr. Julie McGurk (Yale) will discuss how inclusive teaching, by definition, promotes academic rigor.

Stephen Kaufman shaking hands with a student
August 14, 2022 - 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

The Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program (KTCP) is an interactive workshop series intended for late-program graduate students and postdocs interested in academic careers or developing skills to support their teaching at MIT.

May 15, 2022 - 11:59 pm - 11:59 pm

The Teaching Development Fellows Network (TDFN) is a professional development and leadership opportunity for MIT graduate students who are interested in improving their teaching while promoting pedagogical development and discussion among their peers.

April 27, 2022 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Anthony Johnson (The Ohio State University) will be speaking about the role of social class in shaping students’ interactions with peers.

March 30, 2022 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Carlton Fong (Texas State Univ) will discuss evidence-based strategies to maximize student confidence, learning, and belonging.

February 16, 2022 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Professor Eric Mazur of Harvard University will discuss his recent insights and innovations from teaching during the pandemic.

December 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding the experiences of students and teachers during pandemic schooling is vital to educational recovery and building back better.

October 26, 2021 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about the neuroscience of toxic stress and how to increase engagement, connection, and healing in the classroom.

October 5, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join MIT educators for this panel discussion covering insights gained from teaching virtually through the pandemic.

October 4, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Refine how you describe your approach to teaching: from the principles that guide you to specific examples of your practices

September 29, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join MIT educators for this panel discussion covering insights gained from teaching virtually through the pandemic.

September 27, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Refine how you describe your approach to teaching: from the principles that guide you to specific examples of your practices

June 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For non-native English speakers at MIT, the MIT Teaching + Learning Lab is hosting a Panel with English-as-a-Second-Language Profs on June 16 from 1 to 2 PM (EST), where 4 ESL professors from MIT will […]

May 24, 2021 - 11:59 pm - 11:59 pm

The Inclusive Teaching Track is a sequence of 2 workshops focused on creating inclusive and welcoming classrooms, a prerequisite for effective learning. Participants will practice reflecting on their own experiences and perspectives while learning effective strategies to make their classrooms equitable and inclusive.

May 6, 2021 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Refine how you describe your approach to teaching: from the principles that guide you to specific examples of your practices

May 4, 2021 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Inclusive Teaching Track is a sequence of 2 workshops focused on creating inclusive and welcoming classrooms, a prerequisite for effective learning. Participants will practice reflecting on their own experiences and perspectives while learning effective strategies to make their classrooms equitable and inclusive.

April 29, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how educators can cultivate growth mindset environments to support student learning and belonging

April 27, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Refine how you describe your approach to teaching: from the principles that guide you to specific examples of your practices

April 22, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This interactive workshop will be facilitated by the Teaching + Learning Lab (TLL) in partnership with Adobe Education.

April 1, 2021 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This talk will be presented by Elli Theobald, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Washington. Her recent work demonstrates that opportunity gaps—differential performance between minoritized students (BIPOC students as well as low-income students) and over-represented students—were reduced by 75% in college STEM courses when instructors incorporated active learning strategies, but only when active learning was implemented in a majority of class time.

February 24, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

College campuses across the country are struggling to respond to the significant social, emotional, and economic burdens carried by our students. With the dual challenge of navigating ongoing remote learning […]

February 2, 2021 - 11:00 am - February 12, 2021 - 2:00 pm

To support TAs across MIT in developing the foundational skills and knowledge need to succeed in their roles, we offer a series of workshops called TA Days. The next session, TA Days Winter 2021 (spanning February 2 – 11), aims to help you prepare for the spring semester.

January 14, 2021 - 2:30 pm - January 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm

The Lesson Planning Track is a sequence of 3 workshops focused on preparing an effective lesson plan for a class session or recitation, developing skills for classroom presentation and effective classroom activities, and giving formative feedback to students.

January 21, 2021 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Lesson Planning Track is a sequence of 3 workshops focused on preparing an effective lesson plan for a class session or recitation, developing skills for classroom presentation and effective classroom activities, and giving formative feedback to students.

January 14, 2021 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Teaching + Learning Lab and Open Learning are cohosting an IAP panel discussion for faculty and instructors on innovative assessments and assignments for remote subjects. Panelists will discuss a […]

November 19, 2020 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student learning and well-being are supported by the presence of a cohesive classroom community, both in face-to-face learning as well as remote learning. On Nov 19, 2020, Open Learning and TLL cohosted […]

November 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Data work is often thrust upon teams of people who already have a day job. Data teams are thrown together and data leaders have to overcome various data divides. This […]

October 30, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are TAing or will TA in the future as a non-native English speaker, we are hosting a panel discussion for English as a Second Language (ESL) TAs, in […]

October 27, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Over the past 20 years, multiple stakeholders have identified and recommended improvements for first-year advising at MIT. More recently, students who participated in the Designing the First Year Experience undergraduate class […]

October 26, 2020 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Students’ ability to learn effectively is greatly affected by their social lives and emotional state, both inside and outside of the classroom. As we approach another tense and fraught election in the United States, many students—regardless of their political leanings—feel anxious about the election and can feel frustrated and distracted when faculty act as though nothing momentous is going on.

October 21, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This informal discussion and networking series is for MIT staff who are interested in keeping the conversation going in between Data Talks workshops, with the intention of building our community. 

October 14, 2020 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this structured peer review exercise, you will give and receive feedback from your peers on your teaching philosophy statement drafts. After completing Part 2 and incorporating feedback, participants are […]

October 7, 2020 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The teaching philosophy statement is a required part of most academic job applications and is often required in the faculty tenure and promotion process. By articulating your motivation for and […]

September 17, 2020 - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

This event has passed. See our recap blog post here. In this virtual workshop, Jason McKnight (Assistant Director of MindHandHeart) and Kate Doria (Assistant Director of Institutional Research) introduced MIT’s […]