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Virtual Winter Teaching Institute 2021 – Wednesday Jan 13, 2021 - Small Teaching for Equity-Minded Educators

This year’s Winter Teaching Institute (Small Teaching for Equity-Minded Educators) will be held on January 13, 2021 in a virtual format through Zoom.   The “Live” workshops will be related to equity-minded teaching practices as encouraged by James Lang in his book Small Teaching. This year, we have placed a welcome video and “On-Demand” materials on the TCC Blackboard page in the Winter Teaching Institute 2021 folder. We encourage attendees to review these materials prior to attending the live zoom workshops. 

Winter Teaching Institute Summary Schedule (see attached handout for session descriptions)

On-Demand in Blackboard – The following materials are available to review in the “Winter Teaching Institute 2021” folder on the TCC Blackboard page under “My Organizations”.

  • Welcome Video by MCC President, Katherine Douglas
  • Small Teaching and equity-based On-Demand resources
  • Blackboard Discussion Board to continue the discussion asynchronously
  • Zoom links to sessions

Live Zoom Sessions January 13, 2021 (Please RSVP) - Small Teaching for Equity-Minded Educators

  • 10:15 – 11:15 – Live Zoom Sessions
    • Presentation 1 – Small Teaching Strategies for a Big Online Impact
    • Presentation 2 – Motivation: Building an Equitable Learning Community
  • 11:30 – 12:30 – Live Zoom Sessions
    • Presentation 3 – The Little Things: Building Connections Remotely
    • Presentation 4 - Taking an Asset-Based Approach in Advisement and the Classroom
    • Presentation 5 - Diversity in STEM: Using Scientist Spotlights to Foster Inclusion and Enthusiasm

Afternoon Open House – Learn about services and initiatives at MCC (Drop ins welcome)

  • 1:00 – 2pm: High-Impact Practice (HIP) Course Designations at MCC: Information Session (1:00 – 1:30pm) and Q and A (1:30 – 2:00pm)
  • 1:00 – 1:30pm: Check Us Out: Remote Teaching with the MCC Libraries
  • 2:00 – 2:30pm – Resources for Your Students (Panel)
  • 3:00 – 3:30pm: Q & A with the Virtual Campus Team

Please RSVP by January 6th, 2021:

If you have any questions, please contact Erin Strobl ( or Amy Burtner (

Attached Files:
WTI 2021 Abstract List and Open House Information - December.pdf
WTI Flyer Jan 13 2021.pdf

Strobl, Erin