Introduction to College Teaching (16:186:855) will explore a wide range of issues pertaining to higher education and college teaching. This intensive experience will enhance your employment marketability and strengthen your pedagogical skills as well as your knowledge of higher education.
Weekly topics include:
- Testing & grading
- Assessment & outcomes
- Teaching large classes
- Motivating students
- Developing a teaching philosophy
- Multiple roles of faculty
- Civic education
- Overview of U.S. higher education
The seminar will appear on your transcript, but will not incur additional fees and will be graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory.
Open to doctoral students.
Offered every spring, the class meets for twelve weeks of the semester on Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., in Scott Hall 119, CAC.
Special permission numbers become available in November. Email to request one.
View the 2020 syllabus