Teaching and Learning Collaborative: Events and Classes

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    • Women in STEM: Panel Discussion

    • Monday, February 19th, 2018 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
    • Join us for a panel discussion with female STEM faculty about succeeding as a woman in STEM fields, as well as promoting diversity in our students across STEM fields. We are currently soliciting questions for the panelists from the prospective audience. Submit your questions at: . . .
    • Location: Olin 107
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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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    • 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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    • TA and PostDoc Series: Finishing with a Flourish: The Last Day of Class

    • Thursday, April 19th, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    • End the semester with energy using any or all of the six last-day-of-class activities that will be discussed during this workshop. Using the last day of class intentionally to 'wrap up' the semester provides students with an opportunity to reflect on the significance and scope of their learning in . . .
    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
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