Wednesday June 28, 2022, 12:00 PM - Tuesday, August 29, 2023, 2:00 PM EDT
Teaching and Active Learning: discussion of teaching & learning myths; assigned readings on current research findings about teaching and learning.
Using Active Learning in STEM Courses
Essay: Why I Want to Learn More About Teaching
Off For July 4th Holiday 6/27-7/5
Holistic Education and Student-Centered Teaching: discussion on rigor and improving academic outcomes in higher education; assigned readings on improving student outcomes.
First draft of teaching philosophy statement
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility: the importance of actively developing inclusive practices in STEM.
Answer Blue Questions OR Draft a Diversity Statement
Using Data to Drive Instruction: how to create cycles of formative data review that informs instructors of their practice AND how students are doing.
Teaching Online: teaching and learning online; challenges and advantages; engaging students; resources and examples.
Create an assignment or activity for an online class
Writing Course Objectives: Bloom’s Taxonomy and student learning objectives; assigned readings about writing learning objectives.
Bloom's Taxonomy Practice
10 unique learning objectives
Creating Valid Assessments & Alternative Assessments: using rubrics and test blueprints; practical multiple choice and essay questions; designing and evaluating students without using tests for small and large classes; assigned readings on how to write aligned assessment items.
5 test questions
Designing Your Courses: instruction on the steps involved in designing an entire course, a training session, or a single lesson.
Final copy of Teaching Philosophy Statement to include educational theories/strategies from the course.
Writing a Syllabus & Reflections on Teaching: the purpose of a syllabus; legal requirements of teaching; student/academic honor codes; student study habits; assigned reading on plagiarism and the definition of a syllabus.
Syllabus based on topics in the lecture.