Established in 2003 with the support of the National Science Foundation, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning seeks to improve teaching skills and increase the diversity of future university faculty in STEM fields. Learn more about CIRTL's core ideas and learning outcomes.


CIRTL programming is implemented through a number of platforms, including courses, workshops, CIRTLcasts, MOOCs, journal clubs and more.

Below are some opportunities currently available for you to get involved. To participate, you must sign up to particate in the CIRTL Network Commons. 

Spring 2018 Opportunities

Every semester, CIRTL offers a variety of online courses and programming that leverage the expertise and diversity of faculty from across the CIRTL network. Visit the CIRTL website for descriptions, schedules, suggested credits (where applicable) and registration instructions.

Title and Links Description
CIRTL Reads CIRTL Reads is an online journal club and discussion group that reads and discusses articles in STEM pedagogy and current trends in STEM education. Participants in this short course will gain a deeper understanding of STEM teaching and the CIRTL Core Ideas.
Diversity in the College Classroom Understand the theory behind how diversity affects learning and develop practical classroom strategies in this course designed for STEM/SBE grad students and postdocs. 
The College Classroom Get an introduction to key learning principles and the basics of effective teaching practices in this course about teaching in the STEM college classroom.
Research Mentor Training Work with a community of peers to develop and improve your research mentoring skills in this engaging seminar. 
Engaging Students in the Teaching of Statistics Learn about engaging, evidence-based pedagogical practices for statistics in this short course designed for current and future instructors.
Advanced Evidence-Bsed Undergraduate STEM Teaching Learn about developing effective, evidence-based STEM teaching practices at your own pace through online video modules and discussion boards in this MOOC developed by CIRTL Network faculty.
Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom: Cross-Cultural Analysis Learn how to work with undergraduate students in this workshop designed for international teaching assistants.
Getting Ready to Teach in the American Classroom: Building Rapport and Effective Communication Skills Develop and practice your own strategies for effective communication with students in this case-study-based workshop.
Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses Prepare lesson plans for biology labs that pull from case studies and promote active learning in this three-part workshop. 
Faculty Advising in a Community College Setting: What You Need to Know and How to do it Well Learn about developmental advising and explore how it can help engage and retain all types of students at community colleges. 
Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences.
Science Communication for Any Audience Explore key concepts and strategies in written and oral science communication in this three-part workshop.
Faculty Advising in a R1 Setting: What You Need to Know and How to do it Well Learn about developmental advising and explore how it can help engage and retain all types of students at research-intensive (R1) universities.
I Completed my IDP...Now What? Practice navigating the challenging conversations you might have with a mentor or advisor when pursuing your individual development plan.

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CIRTL Contact

Cora MacBeth