Events



Fall 2014

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Identifying and Supporting Struggling Students

Bronwyn Wallace, CTL Senior Fellow

Monday, September 22 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Location: Graduate Student Center 305

Summary: The difficulties that students encounter in our classes are many and varied, and often opaque to us as teachers. This workshop will address strategies for being actively supportive of students who are struggling: how to train yourself to see struggle in your classroom, how to structure conversations with students you think or know are having a tough time, how to incorporate support structures into your classroom as a routine practice, and how to develop elements of course-design that can help to create an accessible environment for your students before the term even begins.

Teaching with Triggers: Texts and Trauma in the Classroom

Professors Bridget Murnaghan & Emily Wilson, Classics, and Nathaniel Amos, Counseling and Psychological Services

Friday, September 19 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Alice Hu, CTL Graduate Fellow, Classics

Location: Classics Lounge, 2nd floor, Cohen Hall

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Classics department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Synthesizing the Ideal TA: A Forum on Graduate-Student Teaching in Chemistry

Professors Sally Mallory and Don Berry, Chemistry, plus a student panel

Thursday, September 18 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Jacob Nagy, CTL Graduate Fellow, Chemistry

Location: Vagelos 2000

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Chemistry department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Teaching the Histories of Art and Science

Professor John Tresch, History & Sociology of Science, and Professor Michael Leja, History of Art

Wednesday, September 17 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Peter Sachs Collopy, CTL Graduate Fellow, History & Sociology of Science

Location: NOTE NEW LOCATION: Cohen 392

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the History & Sociology of Science and History of Art departments and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Time-Efficient Teaching

Professor Tim Rommen, Music

Tuesday, September 9 | 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Vanessa Williams, CTL Graduate Fellow, Music

Location: Lerner Center 102

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Music department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

TAing 101: Making the Most of the Relationship with your Professor

Professor Josh Gold, Neuroscience, and a panel of experienced Neuroscience TAs

Monday, September 8 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Colin Smith, CTL Graduate Fellow, Neuroscience

Location: Barchi Library, John Morgan building, room 140

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Neuroscience program and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Teaching Introductory Classes in Biology

Professor Brenda Casper, Biology

Thursday, September 4 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Tanya Singh, CTL Graduate Fellow, Biology

Location: Liedy Labs 109

Summary: All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Biology department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.