Event Types: Foundations in Teaching

Improvisation in Your Teaching (Med Campus Afternoon)

June 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Traditional approaches to teaching in the college classroom can often be stilted and scripted. Yet, in order to respond to our students’ needs and draw them into the learning process deeply we need to be present, flexible, and responsive as instructors. Improv is a great theatrical tool to improve public speaking and listening skills as […]

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Improvisation in Your Teaching (Med Campus Morning)

June 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Traditional approaches to teaching in the college classroom can often be stilted and scripted. Yet, in order to respond to our students’ needs and draw them into the learning process deeply we need to be present, flexible, and responsive as instructors. Improv is a great theatrical tool to improve public speaking and listening skills as […]

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Improvisation in Your Teaching (Danforth Campus)

June 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Traditional approaches to teaching in the college classroom can often be stilted and scripted. Yet, in order to respond to our students’ needs and draw them into the learning process deeply we need to be present, flexible, and responsive as instructors. Improv is a great theatrical tool to improve public speaking and listening skills as […]

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Design and Deliver a Lecture (Med Campus Afternoon)

June 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

It’s your first time delivering a lecture in a course, where do you begin? You’ve been asked to deliver a guest lecture as part of you Mentored Teaching Experience, what now? Students who attend this workshop will learn strategies for designing and delivering effective and engaging lectures. This workshop will discuss the process of organizing […]

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Design and Deliver a Lecture (Med Campus Morning)

June 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

It’s your first time delivering a lecture in a course, where do you begin? You’ve been asked to deliver a guest lecture as part of you Mentored Teaching Experience, what now? Students who attend this workshop will learn strategies for designing and delivering effective and engaging lectures. This workshop will discuss the process of organizing […]

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Design and Deliver a Lecture (Danforth Campus)

June 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

This workshop is full. It’s your first time delivering a lecture in a course, where do you begin? You’ve been asked to deliver a guest lecture as part of you Mentored Teaching Experience, what now? Participants will learn strategies for designing and delivering their first lecture. This workshop will discuss the process of organizing a […]

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Asking Questions to Improve Learning (Danforth Campus)

May 21, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors might pose, as well as […]

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Asking Questions to Improve Learning (Medical Campus Afternoon)

May 21, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors might pose, as well as […]

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Asking Questions to Improve Learning (Medical Campus Morning)

May 21, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors might pose, as well as […]

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Providing Verbal Feedback (Medical Campus Morning)

December 12, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

As an AI, often students feel comfortable coming to you to talk about their coursework. They may ask you about an assignment, a grade they’ve received, or for feedback on their work in your class or the lab. How do you provide effective feedback in these contexts? In this workshop, participants will learn to navigate […]

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