Grad Students, Postdocs & Faculty: Teaching College Science (1/6, 13 & 20)

A short luncheon seminar series with Dr. Linda Hodges

In this short course for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students, we discuss short articles on effective ways to teach science given what the research says about how students learn. During the sessions we will think about ways that students learn science, generate questions about how teaching can promote student learning, and discuss resources to help promote student learning. Participants are asked to read short on-line articles before each session and are encouraged to attend all three sessions if possible.

Instructor/Facilitator: Dr. Linda Hodges, Director of the UMBC Faculty Development Center. Dr. Hodges came to UMBC in August 2010 from Princeton University.

  • January 6th – The challenges in teaching and learning science.
  • January 13th – Teaching to promote learning.
  • January 20th – Thinking about differences in student learning.
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    Please visit http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5259 to RSVP.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Thursday, 1/6/2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Commons 318
    Thursday, 1/13/2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Commons 318
    Thursday, 1/20/2011, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Commons 318

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