Research on Teaching and Learning (Spring 2015; Spring 2016)
This course explores scholarship on teaching and learning in detail with special attention to the breadth of approaches and methodologies. The culminating project will be a literature review in an area of interest.
Teaching Portfolio (Summer 2015; Fall 2015)
This independent study serves as a capstone to the UNIV sequence on teaching and learning. Students will meet individually with the instructor to plan and complete a teaching portfolio.
Practicum in College Teaching (Summer 2015)
This practicum allows students to design and deliver teaching demonstrations and to receive feedback on their work. The course will also focus on the place of teaching in the broader landscapes of higher education and the academic job market.
Principles of Effective College Teaching (Fall 2014)
This course provides an overview of essential, research-based methods used by college instructors to enhance the quality of student learning. Topics will include course and syllabus design, student engagement, classroom management, and more. The course will culminate with the development of a teaching philosophy and a sample syllabus.