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Teaching Commons Conference 2024

Join us for the Teaching Commons Conference 2024 – Cultivating Connection. Friday, May 10.

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These service providers offer workshops on teaching and learning for instructors, staff, and students. Request a workshop for your department, team, or student group.

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For students

Academic skills workshop

Request an academic skills workshop for your academic department, dorm, or student group. Academic Coaches and Peer Learning Consultants are available to discuss learning skills topics for you, such as:

  • Personal and Academic Resilience
  • Reading Strategies: How to Get Through All Your Assignments and Remember What You've Read
  • Procrastination: Untangling the Knot
  • Communicating Effectively with your Advisor
  • "Plays Well With Others": Working Effectively on Group Projects
  • Productivity and Remote Learning
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For TAs and graduate instructors

Graduate teaching workshops

CTL's Graduate Teaching Programs team offers a suite of workshops for TAs and graduate student instructors. They can customize these workshops based on your discipline and needs and can facilitate the workshop with your group. Topics include:

  • Holding Zoom Discussions and Office Hours
  • Helping Your Students Check Their Progress: Goal-Oriented Assessments
  • Effective Class Sessions: Creating Engaging Lessons for All Students
  • Designing a Learning-Centered Syllabus
  • Anti-Racist and Equitable Teaching Strategies
  • Student Metacognition
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For Graduate School of Education

Innovation and technology workshops

The Office of Innovation and Technology in the GSE offers workshops in administrative, multimedia, research, and web development applications via online, on-site, and one-on-one workshops. Topics include:

  • Creating a Survey Using Qualtrics
  • Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Assessing and Providing Feedback on Student Work in Canvas
  • Ideate, Create, Share, and Reflect: Edtech for Design Thinking
  • Google Drive Tools for Managing Student Work and Providing Feedback
  • Edtech to Support Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship
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For Stanford Medicine

Educational technology workshops

The EdTech team in Stanford Medicine offers workshops by request on the following topics:

  • Enhance Teaching and Learning with Technology
  • Using Zoom for Remote Teaching
  • Tidying Up Your PowerPoint: Presentation Design and Formatting Basics
  • Cool Tools for Teachers: NearPod and Poll Everywhere
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For everyone at Stanford

Canvas workshops

The Canvas Help team can facilitate a workshop for your department meeting on a general overview of Canvas or on specific features or functionalities you’d like to learn more about.