This course combines hands-on experiential learning with multimedia resources to give an overview of recent educational theories and their intersection with promoting inclusivity and justice in the classroom. Mondays, 3:30pm – 5:30pm, starting January 31. ΔΔ
Assigned to courses currently registering that will be offered onsite.
Using Writing to Teach in Any Discipline
Research has shown that, when students write more in a course, they learn course content more effectively and engage more deeply with the material. Learn how to use writing to promote students’ active learning, while maximizing your own time, in any disciplinary or course context. Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm, starting January 24. ΔΔ
Teaching Plan 4-Week Series
Join this 4-week series to learn how to develop an aligned teaching plan with measurable learning outcomes, assessments that promote student learning, and engaging activities. Prerequisite: Must have taken 2Δ of teaching & learning coursework. Four Wednesdays 12:30pm-2:30pm: November 2, 9, 16, and 30. This series is a prerequisite to join the Delta internship.
Teaching in Science and Engineering: The College Classroom
Develop foundational knowledge of evidence-based pedagogical practices, explore how excellence and diversity are intertwined, and try new teaching approaches in a supportive environment. Tuesdays, 1:20pm – 3:15pm, starting September 12. ΔΔ
Research Mentor Learning Community
Based on a nationally-recognized curriculum, this learning community gives you space to explore strategies to become a more effective, culturally responsive mentor and discuss mentoring challenges as they arise. Multiple sections available, for both STEM and social sciences disciplinary groups. Δ
Effective Teaching in an Internationally Diverse Classroom
Using the lens of international experience, this discussion-based course models ‘flipped classroom’ and ‘blended learning’ approaches and advances your skills in leveraging the diversity of your students for the learning of all. Tuesdays, 10:00am–12:00pm, starting September 12. ΔΔ
Exploring Practices in the Classroom (EPIC): A learning community of TAs
Your time as a TA is a superb opportunity to prepare yourself for the teaching you will do as a future faculty member or in other careers. This interdisciplinary learning community of TAs will help you develop as an effective, inclusive teacher, while working together to learn from and navigate teaching challenges as they emerge throughout the semester. Wednesdays, 9:00am – 10:00am, starting February 2. Δ
Improv to Improve Science Communication and Teaching
Use the principles of improv theater to improve your communication in multiple contexts and audiences, including talking with colleagues, presenting your research, and teaching in the classroom. Tuesdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm starting September 6. Δ