Thursday, September 30, 2010

Schedule for Fall 2010

Thanks for a great organizational meeting last Monday. Here's the schedule as it stands, we'll be updating it in the weeks to come.
9/27 Introduction, goals, and schedule-making
10/4 Basics: learning myths and theories
10/11 Teaching good writing (Tori and Tova)
10/18 Reflecting on your teaching (Cassandra, Karolyn)
10/25 Peer instruction
11/1 Engaging the class (Jeff)
11/8 Discussion with Scott Dawson: teaching to teach, experiences from MIC396
11/15 Assessment (Lisa, Fitz, Katie)
11/22 Write-in: statement of teaching philosophy
11/29 Teaching how to be creative, with Mikaela Huntzinger
12/6 social!
A couple other topics were discussed that we don't yet have a date for:
  • Learning styles: are they real?
  • Diversity: how to make class content culturally-relevant, how to valorize under-represented groups
  • Experimental teaching: what really radical experiments are out there?

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