Assignment Design Café

The Cleveland Teaching Collaborative is proud to partner with our colleagues at Cleveland State University’s Center for eLearning, Center for Faculty Excellence, Center for Instructional Technology + Distance Learning, Michael Schwartz Library, & DigitalCSU to offer regular Assignment Design Café hours!

A latte in a green cup and saucer on a rustic wood table.
Credit: Café Ah Roma

Grab a café beverage, chat with facilitators & bring an assignment to reimagine!


Register for the Assignment Design Café at and we will send you the meeting link.


Every 2nd Friday of the month from 11am to 12.

What to Expect

  • Drop in any time between 11 & 12. No appointment needed.
  • Tinker Talks are in the first 5-20 minutes of the café and topics change each month
  • Provide a description of the assignment & existing instructions/rubrics.
  • Facilitators will help brainstorm adaptations of the assignment for remote, hybrid, or in-person learning
  • Leave the café with a plan for your assignment

Have a great assignment or technique to share? Sign up for a “Tinker Talk” and share a 5-10 minute introduction to tips, tools, and tech used for teaching and learning: Tinker Talk Sign Up