Events



Teaching a Primary Text

Professor David Stern, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Thursday, December 4 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Phillip Webster, CTL Graduate Fellow, Religious Studies

Location: Room 204 Cohen Hall

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

The Future of Engineering Education: Teaching Methods That Work

Professor Dan Gianola, Materials Science and Engineering

Tuesday, December 9 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Emmabeth Parrish, CTL Graduate Fellow, Materials Science and Engineering

Location: LRSM Reading Room (106), 3231 Walnut

Summary: Professor Gianola will lead a discussion of this paper, which proposes four teaching techniques for effective engineering education:
http://www.dee.ufrj.br/reforma/Documentos/artigos%20educa/Quartet2.pdf

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and so may be most useful to students in related fields.
Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Integrating Demonstrations into Lecture

Professor David Srolovitz, Materials Science and Engineering

Tuesday, January 20 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Emmabeth Parrish, CTL Graduate Fellow, Materials Science and Engineering

Location: LRSM Reading Room (106), 3231 Walnut

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

Teaching When the Notes are Centered

Professor Emeritus Lawrence Bernstein, Music

Monday, January 26 | 9:15 am - 10:30 am

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Vanessa Williams, CTL Graduate Fellow, Music

Location: Third Floor Conference Room, Lerner Center

Summary: When teaching music, how much time should be spent talking about the musical notes, versus the biographical context of the composer and broader social/political contexts? Furthermore, how can we teach our students to listen so that they hear the composer’s voice independently of ours?

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.