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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!
Tentative Schedule
Date 
Speaker 
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 
Potential Topics
 Video Cases for College Mathematics Instruction
 Boston College Mathematics Case Studies

How Teaching Works: 7 ResearchBased 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 selfdirected 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
Other Resources

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