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We offer an array of workshops and learning opportunities for instructors, graduate teaching assistants, and instructional staff looking to enrich their teaching practice.

Summer Quarter

Jun 17 – Aug 9 | Teaching Online 101

This 8-week, fully online, asynchronous course is designed to enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set.


2023-2024 Past Events

May 16 | Universal Design for Learning

Explore how the basic principles of Universal Design for Learning can foster inclusion and learning in courses of any size or discipline.

May 9 | Alternative Grading

Join Kevin Lin, Assistant Teaching Professor at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, for a discussion about how alternative approaches to grading can support the development of more equitable, effective learning environments.

Apr 16 | Teaching & Learning Symposium

Faculty, staff, and students from all UW campuses are invited to come together at the annual Teaching & Learning Symposium.

Mar 14 | Aligning your Course around Outcomes and Objectives

Join Brock Craft, Teaching Professor from UW’s College of Engineering, and Jillian Mullen from UW’s School of Nursing for an interactive session focused on practical strategies for developing measurable learning outcomes and objectives.

Mar 4 | Introduction to Open Pedagogy

Join colleagues in an interactive exploration of the benefits, challenges, and transformative potential of open pedagogy assignments.

Feb 21 | Conversation: UW “Policy” on Participation and Attendance

Join a conversation with colleagues on UW’s institutional language on attendance and participation, particularly as it relates to student learning, equity, and accessibility.

Feb 8 | Teaching Strategies that Serve Neurodiverse Students

Join Hala Annabi, Associate Professor in UW’s iSchool, for a discussion of practices that support neurodiverse students in the classroom.

Feb 8 | Innovations and Insights: Neil Postman

Join a conversation on facilitating richer and more meaningful learning experiences in an increasingly fragmented, deeply technologically mediated environment.

Jan 25 | Globally-engaged Teaching

Join us to explore globally-engaged, inclusive, and culturally-responsive teaching practices that are particularly important in meeting the diverse needs of UW’s international student populations.

Jan 25 | AI II – Integration (and Resistance) in the Classroom

Join UWT’s AI Community of Practice faculty for a discussion focusing on instructors’ experiences with AI beyond policy: their specific approaches, discussions, assignments, activities, and thoughts about the future.

Dec 1 | Using Student Evaluations and Feedback to Improve Teaching

Participants will leave with concrete strategies for using student evaluations and feedback to improve their teaching.

Nov 16 | Student Autonomy and Safety in Open Assignments

Join UW Tacoma librarians Marisa Petrich and Erika Bailey for an active discussion about how to foster privacy and safety for students when using open assignments.

Nov 16 | “Restorative” Teaching

Join Beck Tench, researcher with Harvard Graduate School of Education, to learn how to create a “restorative” classroom culture.

Oct – Nov | COIL Information Sessions

Learn about Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) pedagogy and how the COIL Fellows Program at UW Bothell, UW Tacoma, and UW Seattle supports faculty in implementing COIL into their courses.

Nov 2 | Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach

Join a conversation that considers the influence and impact of Carl Rogers’ person-centered approach on education, particularly as it relates to “student-centered learning.”

Nov 1 | Accessible Teaching Strategies

Explore accessible teaching strategies to develop inclusive learning environments that can help all students engage in the classroom.

Oct 20-Dec 3 | Teaching Online 101

This 5-week, fully online, asynchronous course is designed to enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set.

Oct 18 | Promoting Well-being in the Classroom

Learn how to support students’ well-being by teaching for equity and access, nurturing connections, building resilience-focused coping skills, and connecting to the environment.