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SAGES Pedagogy Series

SAGES offers a series of 60-minute sessions addressing specific areas of the SAGES philosophy of instruction, with a focus on identifying best practices and practical teaching tips.

The sessions are open to all faculty teaching in SAGES.  No reservation is required.  All sessions are Tuesdays 12.00-1.00 in Crawford 111.

A light lunch (pizza or sandwiches) will be served.

List of Topics for FALL 2017

8/29          Meeting Students Where They Are–and Getting Them Where You Want Them to Go

9/5           Generating Better Discussion

9/12         The Art of the Prompt: Effective Writing Assignments

9/19         The Pedagogy of the Field Trip: Experiential Learning in a Seminar Setting (Bernie Jim)

9/26         Using Readings to Teach Critical Thinking (Martha Schaffer and Jimmy Newlin)

10/3         Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay (Steve Pinkerton and John Wiehl)

10/10        Doing Ethics in SAGES

10/17        Promoting Better Oral Presentations (Bill Doll and Sarah De Swart)

10/24        FALL BREAK

10/31        How to read, comment on, and grade a paper in 15 minutes (or so)

11/7          Teaching Revision (Susan Dominguez and Luke Reader)

11/14        Digital Projects (Bill Deal)

11/21        Argumentation and the Passive Voice (T. Kenny Fountain)

11/28        Student Self Assessment and Reflection (Martha Schaffer)

12/5         Course (Re)Design

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