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