About the Seminar
The Teaching Seminar is a series of meetings for graduate students, professors, and others who are interested in developing their own pedagogical skills. The seminar format ranges from invited speakers to reading sessions and focused forums. We encourage people to lead sessions -- contact Matt Hin for resources for a desired session. Pizza will be served!
Topic & Abstract
|Feb 06||---||Organizational Meeting|
|Feb 20||Ryan McDermott & Sebastian Junge||Choosing the Right Activity|
|Mar 06||Matt Hin||Active Strategies for Any Worksheet|
|Mar 20||Jim Ovenhiser||Math and Donuts: Using Analogies as an Instructional Strategy in Math|
|Apr 17||Chaitanya Tappu||Developing Math Writing|
|May 02||Alan Garfinkel||Teaching Dynamics to Biology Freshman|
- Video Cases for College Mathematics Instruction
- Boston College Mathematics Case Studies
How Teaching Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, and Norman
- How does students' prior knowledge affect their learning?
- How does the way students organize knowledge affect their learning?
- What factors motivate students to learn?
- How do students develop mastery?
- What kinds of practice and feedback enhance learning?
- Why do student development and course climate matter for student learning?
- How do students become self-directed learners?
What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain
- What do they know about how we learn?
- How do they prepare to teach?
- What do they expect of their students?
- How do they conduct class?
- How do they treat their students?
- How do they evaluate their students and themselves?
- When Less Is More: The Case for Teaching Less Math in School
- Other Topics
- Choosing and Designing Activities
- General Principles of Inquiry Based Learning
- Fundamentals of Group Work: Initializing, Facilitating, Integration
- Assessing Creativity in Mathematics
- Developing Mathematical Writing
- Topic of your own choosing
Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation
- Spring 2019 Institutes
- Active Learning Institute
- Inclusive Teaching Institute
- Teaching Portfolio Institute
Spring 2019 GET SET Workshops:
- Teaching Your Students How to Critically Read Primary Literature
- Designing Learning Outcomes
- Building a Collaborative Learning Environment
- Creating Effective Questions for iClickers and Online Quizzes
- Using Classroom Assessment Techniques to Evaluate Student Learning
- Designing Online Course Modules
- Using Your Research Experience to Improve Your Teaching
- Teaching and Mentoring Across Differences
- Digital Storytelling
- Incorporating Experiential Learning in Your Classes
- Spring 2019 Institutes
- Electronic Seminar on Math Education (meets every other Tuesday at noon)
- Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation