Out of the Frying Pan: Reflections on Starting Out as a Professor

Professor Joe Devietti, Computer and Information Science

Thursday, February 20 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Graduate Student Workshops

Convener: Richard Eisenberg, CTL Graduate Fellow, CIS

Location: Raisler Lounge, Towne 225

Summary: Prof. Joe Devietti will lead a discussion on the first few semesters as a faculty member. Joe joined us in September 2012 after getting his PhD at the University of Washington. He taught a graduate seminar last year and just completed his first run-through of CIS 501: Computer Architecture. Joe will share some of his experiences in preparing and delivering these courses, highlighting some unexpected twists and turns along the way. He will also discuss ways of streamlining preparation and managing the tasks involved with delivering a core course with lots of moving parts.