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Spring Difficult Dialogues Series

Building on last Spring’s series on Inclusive Excellence, CELT is offering workshops on how to facilitative dialogue and manage hot moments in the classroom. Click here to see the full descriptions.

Faculty Panel Discussion on Classroom Dialogue

March 8th, 10-11:30, Medford Campus, Location TBD. Join us for a panel discussion with Tufts faculty who have given extensive thought to how to facilitate dialogue in their teaching, and who will share what has worked and not worked for them. If you are interested, email us:  celt@tufts.edu

CELT Faculty Fellows – Fall 2017

The Faculty Fellows Seminar is a semester-long opportunity for faculty who would like to reflect more deeply on their teaching. They meet for eight mornings throughout the fall with colleagues from across the University. The intent of the seminar is to create a learning community where faculty can reflect on effective teaching to enhance learning. ...

Upcoming Events and Programs


Yikes! What Just Happened???: March 2nd, 9-12:00

Mindfulness in the Classroom: March 10, 9:30-11:30

Peer Observation Training: March 31st, 12:00-3:00

Active Learning Workshop: April 7th, 8:30-1:00

Book Groups

The Art of Changing the BrainMarch 10th, 12-1:30 (FULL)

Discussion as a Way of Teaching: March 30th, April 6th, 12-1:30


Faculty Panel Discussion on Classroom Dialogue: March 8th, 10-11:30

Tufts University-Wide Teaching Conference: May 22-23rd

 Resources for Learning and Teaching

New resources on difficult dialogues and hot moments in the classroom on Teaching@tufts.

Take a look at Donna Qualter’s article “Navigating Ethical Waters in the College Classroom”.

Check out Annie Soisson’s article “Seven Bricks to Lay the Foundation for Productive Difficult Dialogues.” Download the entire free “Diversity and Inclusion in the College Classroom” report here.

Tufts Campus Only: Click here for access to the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching

Faculty – Sign up for Free Newsletters about Higher Ed Teaching Strategies

Subscribe to our CELT Newsletter

CELT Grants and Scholarly Publications

CELT staff regularly publish in educational journals and present their work at national and international conferences. Click here to see selected topics.