Teaching in Science and Engineering: The College Classroom (Cross Institution)

Day: Wednesdays, September 29 – December 15
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm CT
Instructor: Jess Maher and Lisa Kelly (from University of Iowa)
: Online in a cross-institution environment
Credit information: 2 credits (optional)
Satisfies prerequisite toward the Delta Certificate: ΔΔ (2 deltas)

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Get an introduction to key learning principles and the basics of effective, evidence-based teaching practices in this course about teaching in the college classroom. This course will focus on developing inclusive, learner-centered approaches to teaching. Students will explore the interconnectedness of learning objectives, assessment, and learning activities through both discussion of course materials and developing and practicing their own lesson plan.

In this course, you will:

  • Explore inclusive, learner-centered teaching theories and practices
  • Read and discuss literature on effective teaching and learning, and apply to your teaching practice
  • Create connections between learning objectives, assessments, and learning activities in order to build and teach a lesson plan
  • Reflect on personal teaching values and decision making

More information about this course can be found on the CIRTL website.


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