As part of the Graduate Teacher Program, this 7-session workshop series is designed to expose postdocs interested in teaching to the basic elements of course design. You will design a course based on your current area of research interest and at the end of the workshop, you will present your course to the group and design a full course syllabus.
- Design a syllabus for a unique and specific course you can teach – important for going on the academic job market
- Learn and practice effective teaching strategies
- Learn and implement course design fundamentals
- Receive CIRTL Associate Level certificate
This workshop uses the “flipped course” format. Each week you will watch a series of videos to learn about effective teaching and course design. Then you will attend a one hour seminar to discuss what you have learned, practice techniques, and give and receive feedback on your classmates’ projects. Including class time expect to spend about three hours per week on this course.
- The course runs from June 18 through July 30 . Seminar sessions are on Thursdays from 4:00-5:00. Attendance at all Zoom seminar sessions is highly recommended.
- At several points in the course you will have the opportunity to virtually meet and work with graduate students and postdocs from four other research universities who are also taking this course.
Please note, registration is limited to 20 particpants.