Events

Eyes on Teaching

Eyes on Teaching

Intended for those with little or no formal pedagogical training, these workshops are designed to prepare instructors to teach effectively at the university level.

Workshops are open to all graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, lecturers, and faculty with instructional appointments in Arts & Sciences or Engineering.  Also open to any graduate student or post-doctoral fellow enrolled in the certificate track program regardless of division.

Fall 2017 Eyes on Teaching sessions
When: Thursdays, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Brody Learning Commons, Room 5017

The following topics were covered in Fall 2017 and will be offered again in Fall 2018

Preparing a Course Syllabus
Preparing for the First Day of Class
Lecture Strategies
Enhancing Student Motivation and Learning
Active Learning in Practice
Testing and Grading
Instructional Media and Technology
Evaluation to Improve Instruction

Teaching Topics and Tapas

Join your Teaching Academy Fellows for light fare, drinks and the opportunity to discuss teaching topics with guest faculty! Intended for those with little or no formal pedagogical training, these workshops are designed to prepare instructors to teach effectively at the university level. Open to all graduate students and post-doctoral fellows regardless of division.  For certificate track participants, attending 6 Teaching Topics and Tapas sessions (or a total of 6 in combination with the Eyes-on-Teaching Workshops) may count as your Phase I Associate level activity.

2017-2018 Sessions

Please RSVP by clicking on the workshop titles.

Homewood Campus

The Science of Learning
Kelly Fisher and Kristin Gagnier - Assistant Research Professors, Cognitive Science, KSAS
02/07/2018: 5:00PM - 6:30 PM, Mason Alumni Board Room #102

Teaching Statements and Portfolios
Richard Brown - Associate Teaching Professor/Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mathematics, KSAS
03/07/2018: 5:00PM - 6:30 PM,Mason Alumni Board Room

Teaching at Different Types of Institutions - Panel Discussion/Q&A
Sydella Blatch - Diversity/Professional Development Program Manager, American Society for Cell Biology
Rebecca Kelly - Associate Teaching Professor, Earth & Planetary Sciences, KSAS
J.Kemi Ladeji-Osias - Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Morgan State University
Alison Papadakis - Associate Teaching Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences, KSAS
04/03/2018: (TUESDAY) 5:00PM - 6:30 PM, Mason Alumni Board Room

East Baltimore Campus

Team-based Learning
Sarah Leupen

02/14/2018: 5:00PM - 6:30 PM, Preclinical Teaching Bldg., Stiles 115

Lab and Classroom Management 101
Janice Bonner - Professor Emeritus of Biology, Notre Dame of Maryland
03/14/2018: 5:00PM - 6:30 PM, Preclinical Teaching Bldg., Stiles 115

Online Learning
TBA

04/11/2018: 5:00PM - 6:30 PM, Preclinical Teaching Bldg., Stiles 115

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