Cool Tools for Teaching Workshops

Participants engaging in Cool Tools: Google Apps workshop


Cool Tools for Teaching workshops introduce faculty to a variety topics and strategies to complement or enhance current teaching methods. These include high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech tools workshops, which are open to everyone—including part-time faculty, full-time faculty, master's instructors, and graduate teaching instructors.

We will also offer Cool Tools at the very beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters in a week-long intensive format. Descriptions and calendars can be found below.

To register for these sessions, please click the Register for Workshops icon at the bottom of the page. Once you have logged in, select the year and change "Group" to Cool Tools to view all the upcoming sessions.

 Fall 2017 Cool Tools schedule

Cool tools workshops offered:




Aug. 28 9:30 a.m. What's New with Elearning!
Aug. 28 1:00 p.m. Introduction to Elearning
Aug. 29 9:30 a.m. Introduction to Elearning
Aug. 29 1:00 p.m. What's new with Elearning
Sept. 22 9:30 a.m. Working with Students with Disabilities in the Classroom
Oct. 4 10 a.m. Classroom Observation Workshop
Oct. 13 9:30 a.m. Responding to Inappropriate, Disruptive, or Dangerous Behavior from Students
Oct. 20 10 a.m. Writing Effective Exam Questions
Oct. 25 10 a.m.  Working with Toxic People
Nov. 17 10:00 a.m. Rubrics! Rubrics! Rubrics!


Are you interested in presenting high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech tools to colleagues to help them enhance their teaching methods? Contact the Office of Faculty Development. 

Cool Tools Workshops introduce faculty to a variety of highly successful ideas and strategies to compliment classroom instruction. These popular workshops are open to all, including but not limited to full-time and part-time faculty and graduate teaching assistants.