SAGES offers a series of 50-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.  When conditions allow for in person meetings, all sessions are Tuesdays 12.00-12.50 in Crawford 111.

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

List of Topics for FALL 2020

2020 Pedagogy session topics


Aug 25                   Check-In: Teaching During COVID

Sept 1                     Asking Questions that Generate Discussion

Sep 9                      Using Media and Technology Tools (Ch. 3 of Small Teaching Online)

Sep 15                    Teaching from Models: Using Templates and Examples to Teach Writing Skills

Sep 22                    Equity Pedagogy Next Steps I: Inclusive Activities and Methods

Sep 29                    Equity Pedagogy Next Steps II: Supporting Student Self-Advocacy

Oct 6                      Equity Pedagogy Next Steps III: Assessment Practices that Support Equity

Oct 13                    Equity Pedagogy Next Steps IV: Equity Beyond the Seminar

Oct 20                    (Re)Engaging Students (Ch. 2 of Small Teaching Online)

Oct 27                    Preparing Students for Remote Presentations

Nov 3                     Collective Digital Annotation Tools

Nov 10                   Designing Effective Writing Assignments I: Lessons from the FSEM Writing Assignment Review

Nov 17                   Designing Effective Writing Assignments II: Lessons from the FSEM Writing Assignment Review

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Dec 3                      Course (Re)Design