Summer Teaching Institute 2019 - Application period is now CLOSED, we'll see you next year! 

The Future of Learning:
Preparing Students for Success in the Workplace of Tomorrow

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As a faculty you wish to learn new ways of engaging students and preparing them for the workplace of tomorrow. You want to know what new techniques and technologies might improve your teaching and student learning; or you want to find new ways to help your students learn. If as a faculty you want to re-design your course to increase student success then the 2019 Summer Teaching Institute might be just for you!

Applications are due on Friday February 15, 2019 before 5:00pm

To apply online, please click here.


The Future of Learning: Preparing Students for Success in The Workplace of Tomorrow

Why should you apply?

  • You want to learn new ways of engaging students and/or collecting evidence of student learning.
  • You want to know about new techniques and technologies might improve your teaching and student learning.
  • You want to help your students understand how to apply what they are learning in class to their daily life and work environments? 

How will the Summer Teaching Institute help?

Your involvement in the teaching institute will facilitate, to a great degree, your course redesign project and provide:

  • Opportunities to look into diverse pedagogical strategies and different instructional technologies to improve student learning.
  • Mentoring and consultation from faculty using cutting edge best practices and research in teaching and learning. Interactions with peers across multiple disciplines.
  • Hardware and software resources for the proper implementation of instructional technologies. Faculty will have the choice of either an iPad Pro, Surface Pro or a MacBook!
  • Connect you with professional instructional designers and other staff to help with your individual projects.

Participation in the Summer Teaching Institute is a year-long commitment to:

  • Attend the Summer Institute Workshop: May 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 2019, 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Complete all program activities including pre and post surveys, and Teaching Institute progress activities.
  • Attend two follow up days:

Workshop Day: Wednesday January 15, 2020, 8:30am – 12:00pm
Showcase Day: Friday March 13, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30 pm

  • Submit a final deliverable illustrating your course redesign project for the March showcase. Please note: Final deliverables may be used for promotion purposes by the Center for Teaching and Learning.

  • Submit a description of your redesign project.

  • Provide student success data from the redesigned course.

In addition to personal contact information you will be asked to answer the following:

A. Have you participated in a Summer Teaching Institute in the past 3 years? If so, which year?

B. Please tell us about the specific course you would like to redesign. Include enrollment capacity, structure (lab, lecture, discussion, etc.), and where it fits into your department’s curriculum (GE, major, upper or lower division, etc.). How does this course align with the program’s student learning outcomes and overall curricular goals.

C. Why do you want to redesign the course? What are you trying to achieve by the course redesign?

D. Tell us about your familiarity with the following technologies and teaching tools. SacCT, Open Educational Resources (OER), and learning analytics.

E. Tell us about the methods or technologies you particularly want to learn about and apply to your course redesign.

Eligibility and Priority Consideration:

  • All full time and part time Sacramento State faculty employed between May 2018 – May 2019 are eligible to Apply.
  • Priority consideration may be given to tenure track and tenured professors, lecturer faculty with multi-year contracts, and applicants with compelling project proposals

Applications are due on Friday February 15, 2019 before 5:00pm 

To apply online, please click here.


Questions?

Please call: Center for Teaching and Learning 278-5945 or e-mail to ctl@csus.edu  

Past Teaching Institute Feedback

"I got a wealth of information on how to look at pedagogy and delivery of key concepts. A chance to reflect on assessment and approach my redesign [of my course] with some new criteria."

"I value the talent and strength of the colleagues who presented here and the resource of the CTL and university for supporting such a magnificent opportunity."