Workshops and Events

Faculty Workshops and Events

Fall Colors with Undergraduate Students Walking and Biking on Campus

Photo by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Denise Applewhite (2015)

Ongoing and Asynchronous Events

Join the McGraw Center for asynchronous Canvas courses, and semester-long discussion groups.

Faculty Events List

Book Talk Series: Academic Innovation for the Public Good
Sep 28, 2022, 4:00 pm

Book Talk Series: Academic Innovation for the Public Good
An online book conversation with author Van Ton-Quinlivan, former executive vice chancellor for the California Community Colleges. Part of the series, Academic Innovation for the Public Good, organized by Stanford Digital Education and Trinity College. Please visit

via Zoom
Faculty Workshop: Course Blogs With McGraw Commons
Sep 29, 2022, 12:00 pm

A course blog adds a project-based focal point for the academic work done in a course, allowing students and faculty to review, comment upon, and publish scholarly work. A well-designed site can encourage a sense of collaboration and community within a course. Blogs can incorporate multimedia, encouraging students to illustrate their writings…

Faculty Workshop: Digital Assignments - Storymaps
Oct 6, 2022, 12:00 pm

A storymap is a digital expository work illustrated with multimedia elements such as maps, images, text, audio, and video. Most often, short passages of text are associated with specific locations on a map. As the reader progresses through the narrative, the map updates to display the associated location, proving spatial context to the story…

Redesigning your Course
Oct 7, 2022, 12:00 pm

This session will offer faculty who are participating in the McGraw Canvas Site on Redesigning your Course a chance to convene together to ask questions, share insights with each other and in small groups to workshop a syllabus or other course material they have designed.

Faculty Discussion: What Are the Limits of Flexibility and Compassion?
Oct 12, 2022, 4:30 pm

How do we teach with high standards as well as compassion and flexibility? Are deadlines important, and why? Do we penalize late assignments, and how? Do we grade attendance and participation? How do we communicate our expectations and pedagogical rationale to students? How do we respond to requests for extensions and exceptions?