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 Instructor Jumpstart: Part 1

 Instructor Jumpstart: Part 1 In-Person / Online

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation (CTLI)- in partnership with the Office for Faculty and Academic Staff Development (OFASD)- for a two part introduction to high-level topics related to quality, inclusive teaching at Michigan State University. Each session in “Instructor Jumpstart” is a ninety-minute, hybrid, presentation, co-facilitated by Drs. Makena Neal and Ellie Louson. 

This series is highly recommended for anyone new to MSU with a teaching appointment, but is relevant to any educator looking for a refresher at the start of the semester! You do not have to attend part 1 to participate in part 2 (and vice versa). Please use the outlines below to register for the sessions that make the most sense based on your needs.

Part 1: August 19, 2024 from 10-11:30am

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Learning Design & Syllabi basics
    • including but not limited to attendance/student leave, course materials, communication norms, modality considerations
  • Engaging Students in the Classroom
  • MSU’s Early Warning System for Students
  • Available Campus & Student Support Resources 

Part 2: August 20, 2024 from 10-11:30am (hyperlink, opens in new window)

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Student Context & Culture
  • Faculty Rights and Responsibilities
  • Accessibility, Accommodations & RCPD
  • Student Perceptions of Learning Survey

Note: this series is an overview of key considerations for in-class instructors. Additional Educator Onboarding workshops throughout the academic year will provide the opportunity to explore many topics and their pedagogical implications in depth. 

Monday, August 19, 2024
10:00am - 11:30am
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation
   Educator Network      Future Faculty      In-Class Educators  
  Community of Practice     Educator Onboarding     Online Session     Synchronous Session  

Registration is required. There are 20 in-person seats available. There are 49 online seats available.

Please note this is a hybrid event. The in-person location for this session is W206G in the Main Library. Virtual participation will be via Zoom.