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.  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 2019

Aug 27                      Meeting Students Where They Are–and Getting Them Where You Want Them to Go

Sept 3                        Using They Say / I Say in First Seminar

Sept 10                     Audience, Purpose, Context: Creating Effective Writing Assignments

Sept 17                     Audience, Purpose, Context: Finding a Real Audience in class discussion and the Celebration of Student Writing and Research (Barbara Burgess-Van Aken and Bill Doll)

Sept 24                     Critical Thinking and Reading Strategies

Oct 1                          Working with the Research and Information Literacy Outcome I

Oct 8                          Working with the Research and Information Literacy Outcome II

Oct 15                       TBA

Oct 22                       Fall Break–no meeting

Oct 29                       Using Rubrics for Consistency and Efficiency; Prioritizing Feedback

Nov 5                         Teaching Revision

Nov 12                      Incorporating Counterargument in Discussion and Critical Writing

Nov 19                      TBA

Nov 26                      TBA

Dec 3                         Course (Re)Design