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
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. Mondays, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, starting January 31. ΔΔ
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 9:30-11:30am: June 8, 15, 22, 29
Develop foundational knowledge of evidence-based pedagogical practices, explore how excellence and diversity are intertwined, and try new teaching approaches in a supportive environment. Choose from two available sections: Thursdays, 11:00am – 1:00pm, or Tuesdays, 1:20pm – 3:15pm. ΔΔ
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
Develop your teaching skills with a real-world project to address a challenge in student learning. Thursdays, 9:30am – 11:30am, starting September 8.
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. Wednesdays, 1:00pm – 3:00pm starting September 7. Δ