Events



Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Maintaining High Standards While Being Supportive of Your Students

Professors Daeyeon Lee, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Kevin Turner, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Friday, November 7 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Teaching Students Who Are Struggling and May Be in Distress

Professors Andrew Tsourkas, Bioengineering, and Steve Zdancewic, Computer and Information Science

Thursday, October 16 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Incorporating Design into Your Courses

Professors Norm Badler, Computer and Information Science, and Dan Bogen, Bioengineering

Tuesday, April 15 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Teaching Mathematically Complex Materials: Making the Abstract Concrete

Professors Santosh Venkatesh, Electrical and Systems Engineering, and Stephanie Weirich, Computer and Information Science

Tuesday, March 4 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Putting Together a New Course

Professors Chris Fang-Yen, Bioengineering, and Zack Ives, Computer and Information Science

Tuesday, February 18 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Setting All Students up for Success: Countering Stereotype Threat

Professors Sue Davidson, Computer and Information Science, and David Meaney, Bioengineering

Tuesday, February 4 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Introduction to Penn’s STEM Teaching Initiative and the Highly Active Classroom

Professor Dennis DeTurck, Math and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. LeAnn Dourte, Bioengineering, Professor Beth Winkelstein, Bioengineering and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Thursday, October 31 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Using Student Writing in Your Teaching

Professors Jorge Santiago-Aviles, Electrical and Systems Engineering, and Mark Yim, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Thursday, October 10 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Teaching with Visuals: Powerpoint and the Chalkboard

Professors Jason Burdick, Bioengineering, and CJ Taylor, Computer and Information Science

Monday, April 22 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Interpreting Your Teaching Evaluations – Using Student Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

Professors Paulo Arratia, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and Dan Bogen, Bioengineering

Monday, April 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Levine 307

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Helping Struggling Students

David Pope, Materials Science and Engineering Alejandro Ribeiro, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Wednesday, February 27 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 225, Raisler Lounge

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
The Flipped Classroom: Conveying Content Outside of Class and Getting Students Problem-solving in Lecture Time

Professor Arjun Raj, Bioengineering

Thursday, February 14 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Levine 512

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Active Learning in Lecture Classes

Professors Rahul Mangharam, Electrical and Systems Engineering, and Lyle Ungar, Computer and Information Science

Wednesday, November 28 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Various Modes of Communication in Teaching – Reaching Various Students

Professor Andre DeHon, Electrical and Systems Engineering, and Computer and Information Science, and Dr. Jonathan Fiene, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Thursday, November 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Stimulating Student Interest in Lectures

Professors Rob Ghrist, Electrical and Systems Engineering and Math, and Talid Sinno, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Monday, April 9 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 229

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Giving Students Feedback

Professors Haim Bau, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, and Beth Winkelstein, Bioengineering

Friday, March 23 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Teaching Effectively with TAs

Professors Russ Composto, Materials Science and Engineering, and Susan Margulies, Bioengineering

Wednesday, February 15 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Levine 315

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Creating Effective Exams

Professors Sampath Kannan, Computer and Information Science, and Dan Lee, Electrical and Systems Engineering

Tuesday, November 29 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Towne 108

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Connecting Your Course to the Real World: What Do Undergraduate Engineers Need to Know?

Professors Brian Litt, Bioengineering and Neurology, and Steve Zdancewic, Computer and Information Science

Monday, November 7 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Levine 307

Summary: The Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across SEAS for informal conversations about teaching. Each discussion focuses on a different theme and is moderated by two faculty members. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate. To encourage open discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Junior Faculty Teaching Forum: Strategies for Managing Your Time While Teaching

Professors Benjamin Pierce, Computer and Information Science, and Beth Winkelstein, Bioengineering

Wednesday, October 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Levine 315

Summary: Designed for junior Engineering faculty, the Junior Faculty Teaching Forum provides for structured discussion on teaching topics of particular relevance for junior faculty. Each conversation focuses on a different theme and gives participants the chance to hear from senior colleagues who help to moderate the session. To encourage discussion, registration is limited twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Art of the Lecture

Monday, April 11 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Summary: In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across the school to discuss teaching, consider practices and address challenges. These discussions take place approximately once a month, with each session focusing on a different aspect of our teaching mission. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate.

While all faculty are invited to participate, the sessions will be capped at 12 faculty to encourage open discussion. Only registered participants can attend. All workshops will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:15 pm.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Preventing Cheating

Wednesday, March 30 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Summary: In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across the school to discuss teaching, consider practices and address challenges. These discussions take place approximately once a month, with each session focusing on a different aspect of our teaching mission. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate.

While all faculty are invited to participate, the sessions will be capped at 12 faculty to encourage open discussion. Only registered participants can attend. All workshops will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:15 pm.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Teaching with Student Projects

Thursday, February 24 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Summary: In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across the school to discuss teaching, consider practices and address challenges. These discussions take place approximately once a month, with each session focusing on a different aspect of our teaching mission. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate.

While all faculty are invited to participate, the sessions will be capped at 12 faculty to encourage open discussion. Only registered participants can attend. All workshops will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:15 pm.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum: Interactive teaching in large classes

Sample Leader

Wednesday, February 16 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Convener: Sample Convener

Location: Sample Location

Summary: In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum brings together faculty from across the school to discuss teaching, consider practices and address challenges. These discussions take place approximately once a month, with each session focusing on a different aspect of our teaching mission. All faculty, from experienced to novice teachers, are invited to participate.

While all faculty are invited to participate, the sessions will be capped at 12 faculty to encourage open discussion. Only registered participants can attend. All workshops will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:15 pm.