Workshop & Event Catalog


CFE workshops and events provide opportunities for members of the BGSU teaching community to discuss learner-centered, integrative teaching and explore ways to support students in their academic success.

Most CFE workshops and events are offered in the following 6 categories:

  1. Expectations: Articulate clear and challenging expectations and learning outcomes to students.
  2. Support: Create supportive environments for students both inside and outside of the classroom by utilizing campus resources, technology, and other resources.
  3. Engagement: Explore and practice pedagogical strategies and High Impact Practices (HIP) that actively engage students in learning and academic success. 
  4. Feedback & Assessment: Develop, utilize, and evaluate formative and summative assessment methods and strategies with the goal of increasing student academic performance and success.
  5. Inclusive Pedagogy: Create a classroom environment that fosters a community of diversity and inclusion.
  6. Scholarship: Plan, explore, and engage in scholarly and creative activities related to teaching, learning, and/or disciplinary areas.


CFE workshops and events are open to all BGSU faculty members, adjunct instructors, graduate students, and administrative and classified staff members, unless noted otherwise. Advance registration is required. Registration will close one business day before the scheduled event.

Workshop & Event Catalog

Workshops and events are listed alphabetically by title. New events are continuously added throughout the academic year, so we recommend you check this page often. 

Safe Zone Workshop for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Assistants

Facilitator: Katie Stygles, Ph.D., Chief Inclusion Officer

The Safe Zone workshop promotes education and awareness of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer +) issues and seeks to promote inclusion and belonging for LGBTQ+ people.

Workshop goals and learning objectives include:

  • To increase awareness of LGBTQ+ people and issues.
  • To help build a support network of LGBTQ+ allies on BGSU's campus.
  • To introduce working definitions of LGBTQ+ terminology, symbols, and flags and to clarify misconceptions.
  • To help clarify understanding of gender identity, gender expression/presentation, sex assigned at birth, sexual and romantic orientations.
  • To learn about local LGBTQ+ resources and sources for continuing education.

Please note: This workshop must have a minimum of at least 8 people registered in order to proceed as scheduled. You will be contacted if the workshop is cancelled due to not meeting minimum registration requirements.  

Dates & Times:

May 9, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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Event Type:



  • Engagement
  • Inclusive Pedagogy

Updated: 05/24/2024 09:13AM