Dr. Kristi Verbeke

Brief Biography

Kristi Verbeke is the Faculty Development Specialist, Wake Forest University Teaching and Learning Center.

Events Facilitated by Dr. Kristi Verbeke

    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Thursday, September 28th, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:45 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: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Teaching Inclusively

    • Thursday, October 19th, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • The pedagogical choices we make as instructors can have a major impact on the climate for learning in our classrooms. Join us as we explore instructional strategies that promote learning success through intentional course design. Inclusive teaching strategies strengthen the performance of all . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Teaching Students How to Learn

    • Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • This workshop will draw from our Fall book discussions on Teach Students to Learn, by Sandra Maguire. What is preventing your students from performing according to expectations? McGuire argues that if you teach students how to learn and give them simple, straightforward strategies to use, they can . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 1

    • Thursday, November 16th, 2017 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: Benson Center 301
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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Syllabus Design

    • Thursday, November 30th, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • This session focuses on helping you to create an effective syllabus that reflects your learning objectives, expectations, and university policies. We will identify appropriate syllabus components and explore strategies to help your students be more successful by creating a learner-centered . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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