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Resources to help instructors handle disruptions to instructional activities in the classroom.

Handling Classroom Disruptions

Autumn 23-24 TEACH Symposium

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The 2023 Autumn TEACH Symposium aims to provide you with practical, actionable, just-in-time teaching and learning ideas that can be incorporated into autumn courses.

It will take place online over two half-days:

  • Tuesday, September 19, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday, September 29, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Topics will include Artificial Intelligence (AI) in learning, Canvas tips, syllabus best practices, setting up students for success, classroom strategies to encourage wellness and belonging, and more.

Watch the featured guest speaker

The event included a special guest speaker for Friday, September 29: Sarah Jaquette Ray, author of the Field Guide to Climate Anxiety, who presented "How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet: An Emotional Toolkit for the Climate Generation".

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Classroom orientation open-house

Come to the Lane History Corner in person on Tuesday, September 19 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM for an orientation to classroom tools and to connect with classroom technology support staff.

Register to attend

All Stanford faculty, instructors, staff, TAs, and students interested in teaching and learning are encouraged to attend. This event is limited to Stanford affiliates only. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom links for the TEACH Symposium.

Register for Fall 2023 TEACH Symposium

Schedule and session descriptions

A variety of sessions are offered over the two days of the symposium from a variety of campus units.

Tuesday, September 19

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Workshop TitlePresenter Time 

Is Your Syllabus Reaching Prospective Students?

Keli Amann 

11:00-11:30

What’s New with Poll Everywhere 

Carlos Seligo

11:30-12:00

Tips For Creating An Accessible Canvas Course  

Auston Stamm

12:00-12:30

Personal Knowledge Management with Outlook, Google Drive, and Slack

Christina Fajardo

12:30-1:00

Exploring AI Chatbots in Teaching and Learning

Kenji Ikemoto, Marvin Diogenes, Sarah Pickett

1:00-2:00

Canvas Overview Session

Paige Trisha Coleman & Kailey Chen

2:00-3:00

Student Conduct 101 & Fostering Environments for Academic Integrity

Nancy Thuy Nguyen 

3:00-4:00 

See more detailed descriptions of the sessions

Friday, September 29

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Workshop TitlePresenter Time 

Field Guide to Climate Anxiety

Sarah Jaquette Ray

9:00-10:30

Small Group Hands-on Activities to Cement Recently Learned Material

Cynthia DeTata

10:30-10:40

Engagement in Healthcare Education: Innovative Strategies for Fostering Meaningful Learning Experiences for Healthcare Professionals 

Dinara Bogetic

10:40-11:00

Experience the Difference: Strategies for Teaching Students at Various Levels

Mae Bethel

11:00-11:30

Jeopardy-style Quizzes, Team-based Learning: Adding to Your Teaching Toolbox   

Yeuen Kim

11:30-12:00

Sparkshop Series: 2 Micro-Workshops on Preparing to Teach

Alison Brauneis & Kirstin Haag

12:00-12:30 

Beyond the Apprenticeship Model: Increasing Learner Engagement through SimulationAmanda Rigas12:30-1:00

See more detailed descriptions of the sessions

Contact us

Questions? Problems? Requests? Email us at TeachingCommons@stanford.edu