Events



Faculty-To-Faculty:
Helping Students Engage In Uncomfortable Discussions

Professors Daniel Gillion, Political Science and Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, History

Wednesday, October 5 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: 104 Cohen Hall

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:
Mentoring Students In Your Research Lab

Professors Ani Nenkova, Computer & Information Science and George Pappas, Electrical & Systems Engineering

Monday, October 17 | 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:
Using Social Media In Your Teaching

Professors Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw, History of Art and Alain Plante, Earth and Environmental Science

Thursday, October 20 | 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.

Faculty-To-Faculty:
Challenge, Stress and Distress in the Classroom: Teaching and Student Mental Well-being

Professors Delphine Dahan, Psychology and Marc Meredith, Political Science

Tuesday, October 25 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: 104 Cohen Hall

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:
What Is This Active Learning Thing I Keep Hearing About?: SAIL, the Flipped Classroom, and Options for Lectures

Professors Ann Farnsworth, History and Bob Hollebeek, Physics and Astronomy

Monday, November 14 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Faculty Events

Location: 104 Cohen Hall

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:
Designing and Managing Group Projects

Professors Jason Burdick, Bioengineering and Sue Davidson, Computer and Information Science

Tuesday, November 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:
Asking Good Questions In Class

Professors Benjamin Pierce, Computer and Information Science and Robert Riggleman, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Wednesday, November 30 | 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:
Using Canvas To Save Time In Your Teaching

Professors Krista Schwarz, Finance and Jane Dmochowski, Earth and Environmental Science

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

Faculty Events

Location: 104 Cohen Hall

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.