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The Center for Teaching Excellence's GET SET Workshop Series offers graduate students, teaching assistants, post docs, and the CIRTL community an opportunity to participate in weekly workshops on teaching and learning in higher education. These interactive 75-minute sessions are led by CTE Fellows and/or CTE staff and are designed to:

  • Introduce participants to an aspect of teaching in higher education.
  • Provide a brief theoretical background.
  • Offer practical strategies or approaches.
  • Engage participants in interactive activities to explore the topic in depth.


Earn a GET SET Workshop Certificate of Participation

Attend three or more workshops within any of eight certificate categories within a two-year period to receive GET SET workshop certificates of participation.

GET SET workshop certificate categories and completion requirements.

GET SET workshop titles and descriptions.

Semester Workshop Schedule


Thursday, Feb 2
Building a Collaborative Learning Environment Creating an Engaging Classroom
Wednesday, Feb 8
Utilize Classroom Assessment Techniques to Evaluate Student Learning Assessing Learning & Teaching
Thursday, Feb 16
Developing Service-Learning in the Disciplines Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy
Friday, Feb 24
Engaging Students in Quantitative Courses Creating an Engaging Classroom
Monday, Feb 27
An Integrated Course Design Approach to Planning Your Class Course Design
Wednesday, Mar 8
Designing a Teaching Portfolio for an Academic Job Search Developing a Professional
Identity in Teaching
Tuesday, Mar 14
Integrating Technology into Your Classes Enhancing Teaching with Technology
Saturday, Mar 18
Strategies to Incorporate High Impact Teaching Practices Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy
Saturday, Mar 18
Refining Your Teaching Philosophy Developing a Professional
Identity in Teaching
Friday, Mar. 24
Holding Effective Office Hours Understanding Undergraduate Learners
Wednesday, March 29
Using Your Research Experience to Improve Your Teaching Teaching Research Skills
Tuesday, Apr 11
Using Theater Techniques to Enhance Your Teaching Creating an Engaging Classroom
Monday, Apr 17
Teaching Inter-Disciplinarity: Challenges and Opportunities Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy
Friday, Apr 21
Reacting to the Past: Learning Through Roleplay Understanding Undergraduate Learners