Events



Faculty-to-Faculty Lunch:
Making The Most Of The Lecture-Recitation Combination

Professor Alison Sweeney, Physics & Astronomy, and Kok-Chor Tan, Philosophy

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

Faculty Events

Location: Van Pelt Library room 626

Summary: Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Faculty-To-Faculty Lunch:
Teaching Cultural Diversity In The U.S. - For The General Requirement And In General

Professors Grace Kao, Education and Asian American Studies and Heather Williams, Africana Studies

Monday, February 29 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Cohen 104

Summary: Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Encouraging Students To Take Risks and Giving Them Leeway To Make Mistakes

Professors Peter Davies, Materials Science & Engineering, and Bruce Kothmann, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics

Tuesday, March 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.

Teaching With Technology:
Getting Students Engaged and Thinking With Clickers

Professors Carolyn Cambor, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Paul Heiney, Physics

Tuesday, March 22 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Cohen 104

Summary: Teaching with Technology discussions bring faculty together to discuss why and how they might use specific technologies in their teaching. Each conversation focuses on a different goal or challenge and on particular technologies faculty use to address those aims. Each session is moderated by two faculty members, who will share their experiences and guide the discussion; instructional technology support staff will also participate to help faculty consider how to implement the ideas discussed. Faculty from across Penn are welcome. To encourage interactive discussion, though, registration is limited to twelve faculty.
Lunch is provided for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Introducing Engineering - Teaching Students In Their First Engineering Courses

Professors Dan Lee, Electrical & Systems Engineering and David Srolovitz, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, and Computer & Information Science

Thursday, March 24 | 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.

Faculty-To-Faculty Lunch:
I Can't Grade Another Term Paper - Alternative Assignments

Professors Lisa Mitchell, South Asia Studies and Chi-ming Yang, English

Monday, March 28 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Cohen 104

Summary: Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Faculty-To-Faculty Lunch:
Making The Abstract Concrete - Teaching With Objects and Demonstrations

Professors Beth Linker, History and Sociology of Science and Masao Sako, Physics and Astronomy

Monday, April 18 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: Cohen 104

Summary: Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.
The Center for Teaching and Learning provides lunch for all those who register in advance.

Engineering Faculty Teaching Forum:
Getting Students To Work With Data

Professors Danielle Bassett, Bioengineering, and Electrical and Systems Engineering and Lyle Ungar, Computer and Information Science

Wednesday, April 20 | 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.