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.
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