Grad Student Seminar: “PROF-it: Professors in Training” (12/7)

Project Based Learning

Graduate students and PostDocs are invited to learn how to use project-based learning to enhance students’ learning experience in the classroom.

Guest Facilitator: Dr. Mariajosé Castellanos, Assistant Professor, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering, UMBC.

Dr. Mariajosé Castellanos came to UMBC in 2005, after graduating from Cornell University. She teaches undergraduate classes such as Thermodynamics and Process Engineering Economics and Design, where she uses project-based learning in groups as one of her teaching methods.  In addition to her research on modeling biological systems and diseases, she has also devoted energy to improving the quality of the graduate student seminars series.  She has mentored a number of graduate and undergraduate students throughout the years.

Graduate Students and Postdocs are welcome to attend, regardless of interest in the CCBC program. You do not have to be a TA to attend.

For more information and to RSVP, click here:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/14796

Friday, 12/7/12, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Commons 329

This is a “Brown Bag” seminar. Please bring your own lunch.

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