Professional Development Programs

Past Professional Development Workshops

Past Professional Development Workshops

Below you will find information from past professional development workshops offered through the Malone Center. If you would like to learn more about any of these topics, please reach out to one of our staff through the Contact Us page.

2019-2020 Toolbox Talks

Cultivating Empathy
February 19, 2020
View and download the Cultivating Empathy handout.

What UM Students Want Their Faculty to Know
November 20, 2019
View and download the What UM Student Want Faculty to Know handout.

Developing Digital Course Materials
October 16, 2019
View and download the Developing Digital Materials handout.

Improving Your Exams
September 18, 2019
View and download the Improving Your Exams handout.

Writing More Effective Syllabi
August 21, 2019
View and download the Syllabus handout.


2018-2019 Toolbox Talks

Better Conversations
March 13, 2019
View and download the Better Conversations handout.

February 20, 2019
View and download the Rubrics handout.
View and download the Rubistar helpsheet.

Teaching When You or Your Students Can’t Make it to Class
November 14, 2018
View and download a summary chart of considerations for teaching away.
View and download the Teaching Away handout.

Effective Group Work
October 17, 2018
View and download the Effective Group Work handout.

Metacognition: Helping Students Think about Thinking
September 19, 2018
View and download the Metacognition handout.