On Mondays from January 30 to April 3. Weekly online meetings at 11AM-12:30PM ET/10-11:30AM CT/9-11:30AM MT/8-9:30AM PT
This course will help students develop a full Teaching-as-Research proposal and will be poised to conduct their research in the summer or fall of 2017. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 30 students.
Developing a Teaching Portfolio (Almost full)
On Tuesdays with online meetings January 31 and March 21 at 3-5PM ET/2-4PM CT/1-3PM MT/12-2PM PT
Students will examine model teaching portfolios and develop their own portfolios, refined through peer review. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 20 students.
The College Classroom
On Tuesdays from January 31 to April 18. Weekly online meetings at 11AM-12:20PM ET/10-11:20AMCT/9-10:20AM MT/8-9:20AM PT
Students will explore their teaching philosophy, design a curriculum, learn how to monitor and investigate a learning environment's effectiveness, and learn what it means to create an inclusive classroom. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 40 students.
Diversity in the College Classroom
On Wednesdays from February 1 to March 29. Weekly online meetings at 12-1:30PM ET/11AM-12:30PM CT/10-11:30AM MT/9-10:30AM PT
The course is designed for STEM educators interested in considering diversity issues in college-level teaching. Students will create their own inclusive teaching plan and present it to the class at the end of the semester. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 32 students.
Basics of Online Learning and Teaching
On Thursdays with online meetings February 2, March 16, and March 30 - April 20 at 1:30-3PM ET/12:30-2PM CT/11:30AM-1PM MT/10:30AM-12PM PT
This course is designed to help graduate students and postdocs new to teaching online learn how to design and run an effective course. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 30 students.
Research Mentor Training
On Thursdays from February 2 to April 20. Weekly online meetings at 3-4:15PM ET/2-3:15PM CT/1-2:15PM MT/12-1:15PM PT
In this seminar-style class, participants will work with a community of peers to develop and improve their mentoring skills through the examination of case studies from across the STEM disciplines. Available for 1 optional credit. Open to 25 students.
Service-Learning in STEM Classrooms: Introduction to Pedagogy and Practice
On Tuesdays from February 7 to March 28. Weekly online meetings at 2-4PM ET/1-3PM CT/12-2PM MT/11AM-1PM PT
This course will introduce best practices, research, and examples of the service-learning pedagogy, with a special focus on STEM disciplines. Not available for credit. Open to 20 students.