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 2018
Aug 28 Meeting Students Where They Are–and Getting Them Where You Want Them to Go
Sept 4 Generating Better Discussions I: Asking the Right Questions
Sept 11 Generating Better Discussions II: Participation and Insight
Sept 18 The Art of the Prompt: Effective Writing Assignments
Sept 25 The Pedagogy of the Field Trip: Experiential Learning in a Seminar Setting
Oct 2 Shaping Effective Multimedia Projects
Oct 9 TBA
Oct 16 Student Self-Assessment and Reflection (with Martha Schaffer)
Oct 23 Fall Break
Oct 30 Critical Thinking and Reading Strategies
Nov 6 Incorporating Counterargument in Discussion and Critical Writing
Nov 13 Paper Grading Time Management
Nov 20 Teaching Revision
Nov 27 Preparing to teach a Writing-Intensive Course (with Kim Emmons)
Dec 4 Course (Re)Design