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Fall 2015

Designing/Redesigning Your Syllabus (Required)

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

This session will focus on elements of an effective syllabus.

Managing Group Work (Elective)

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Strategies for forming and managing effective groups, designing group assignments, and evaluating group projects.

CANCELLED - Building Inclusive Classroom Communities: Communication Strategies for TAs & TFs (Elective)

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

A new elective workshop featuring Dr. Maura Cullen, this honest and engaging program will inspire people to create more inclusive classroom communities.

Classroom Management (Required)

Monday, October 5, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

A practical discussion of how to make sure your classroom policies help you reach your learning goals for students and ensure that your policies meet all students' learning needs.

Grading Fairly (Required)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Discussion of questions and situations that arise around grading.

Hacking the Brain (Elective)

Monday, November 2, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

How new findings from the cognitive sciences can help our teaching.

Teaching Students with Disabilities (Elective)

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Discussion of simple strategies you can implement to help students with disabilities succeed in your classes.

Teaching Observations (Required)

Monday, November 23, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Tools to help you get the most out of observing and being observed in the classroom.

Teaching Observations (Required)

Monday, November 30, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

Tools to help you get the most out of observing and being observed in the classroom.

Teaching Portfolios (Required)

Thursday, December 3, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, CTE Seminar Room - O'Neill 251

How to create a teaching portfolio and write a statement of teaching philosophy.