Teaching and Learning Collaborative: Events and Classes

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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 1

    • Thursday, March 1st, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • If you intend to apply for academic positions, it is likely that you will be asked to submit your philosophy of teaching statement as part of your application. During this session, we’ll examine sample philosophies and evaluate them using a rubric developed at the University of Michigan. We . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 2

    • Multiple dates & times
    • Let's refine our teaching philosophies through the use of peer feedback. You will also have the added benefit of viewing a variety of different types of philosophies through this process. Bring your completed teaching philosophy and a keen . . .
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing Effective Learning Objectives

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Let’s talk about how focusing on student learning can save you time both in and out of the classroom. Clearly articulating what you want students to learn in your courses helps you target your efforts and design learning experiences to ensure students are meeting those . . .
    • Location: Piedmont Triad Community Research Ctr, Chestnut Rm
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
    • All of the recent research into learning and how learning occurs, points to the effectiveness and necessity of actively engaging students in the classroom. It is not enough for instructors to ‘show and tell’ information, answers, processes, etc.; students have to engage with the . . .
    • Location: Piedmont Triad Community Research Ctr, Chestnut Rm
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    • Using Your Classroom to Advance the Science of Teaching and Learning

    • Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • When you try something new in your teaching, how do you know it works?  In this discussion, Dr. Bridgette Martin Hard, Duke University, will share an approach to integrating research into your teaching in ways that can enhance learning and reveal predictors of student outcomes. Participants . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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    • A Storyteller's Approach to Lecture Design

    • Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Modern teachers are encouraged to think of lecturing as antiquated and ineffectual, but lectures are a timeless pedagogical tool that need not be passive, boring, or ineffective. By invoking principles of effective storytelling, lectures can invite students on a journey through the concepts that . . .
    • Location: Greene Hall 162
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    • Introduction to Data Analysis in R

    • Friday, March 16th, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    • This workshop is designed to introduce you to data analysis in R. By the end of the workshop you will have loaded a data set into R, manipulated your data to prepare it for analysis, and visualized the data. In addition to introducing participants to R, we will also discuss strategies for . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Dealing with Challenging Students

    • Thursday, April 5th, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • We’ve all experienced them -- “challenging” students. During this session, we’ll take a case study approach, examining various types of difficult students and situations, and generate ideas as a group for appropriately handling them. Bring your own challenges and . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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    • Roundtable: Challenges and Tips for Teaching International Students

    • Monday, April 9th, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Bring your challenges and concerns when teaching international students to this informal brown bag discussion with Jon Smart from Global Programs and Studies. Let’s talk about how to engage international students in the classroom and share our own experiences. This session will also help . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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