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Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Wednesday May 30, 2018
Speaker:

Justin York (CITL), Katherine Jo (CITL), Lucas Anderson (CITL)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

Does speaking in front of students make you nervous and self-conscious? Are you worried that your nerves could get in the way of your being an effective teacher? If you are like many people who feel anxious about public speaking and teaching students you barely know, then join us for this fun and practical workshop series. Through various exercises, we'll help you become more comfortable in your various instructional roles as "the teacher" and let your best self come through naturally when running a class and interacting with students. 

 

Part I will focus on the voice and breathing, Part II will focus on posture and movement, and Part III will focus on thinking quickly in front of the class.

 

Space is limited, so register soon!  Be sure also to register for Part II of the series, to take place June 6, and Part III to take place June 13!

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Wednesday Jun 6, 2018
Speaker:

Justin York (CITL), Katherine Jo (CITL), Lucas Anderson (CITL)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

Does speaking in front of students make you nervous and self-conscious? Are you worried that your nerves could get in the way of your being an effective teacher? If you are like many people who feel anxious about public speaking and teaching students you barely know, then join us for this fun and practical workshop series. Through various exercises, we'll help you become more comfortable in your various instructional roles as "the teacher" and let your best self come through naturally when running a class and interacting with students. 

 

Part I will focus on the voice and breathing, Part II will focus on posture and movement, and Part III will focus on thinking quickly in front of the class.

 

Space is limited, so register soon!  Be sure also to register for Part I of the series, to take place May 30, and Part III to take place June 13!

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Tuesday Jun 12, 2018
Speaker:

Lucas Anderson, CITL

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

Learn how to use backward design to create a good course, and get a head start on learning about Bloom's Taxonomy and learning objectives.

 

This workshop is part of the What You Need to Know: Essentials of Effective Teaching workshop series.  You can register for any and all of the workshops in the series by clicking the registration link.

 

This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

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Teaching Portfolio Program

Applications are being accepted for participation in the 2016-2017 Teaching Portfolio Program.  
Click on this link to apply for the program.

Overview

The CITL Teaching Portfolio Program is designed for those graduate students who have the opportunity for many teaching experiences during their graduate studies (4+ semesters, preferably in a variety of class settings), thededication to develop a deep understanding of teaching and learning, and the desire to document their teaching in a professional teaching portfolio prior to entering the academic job market.

Goals

Upon completion of the CITL Teaching Portfolio Program, you will be able to (1) articulate your teaching philosophy and explain how it informs your teaching practice in relation to your students’ learning; (2) demonstrate established competencies of an effective college teacher; (3) communicate your understanding of pedagogy to others through workshops, reading groups, or mentoring; and (4) design a portfolio that documents your effectiveness as an instructor and your reflective teaching practice.

Prerequisites

To become a candidate for the CITL Teaching Portfolio Program, you must (1) have completed the Graduate Teacher Certificate; (2) have completed (or be close to completing) the Teacher Scholar Certificate; and (3) have at least 4 semesters of college teaching experience.

Requirements

As a participant in the program, you will (1) attend and fully participate in monthly cohort meetings of about 1.5 - 2 hours each through the fall and spring semesters; (2) revise your teaching philosophy statement; (3) develop materials for your professional teaching portfolio; (4) create your electronic portfolio; (5) provide feedback on the portfolio materials of one or more members of the cohort; and (6) develop some way to share your teaching expertise with other graduate students.

To get more information, contact Lucas Anderson