Exploring U.S. Assumptions About Teaching and Learning: Tips for Newcomers

Thursday, September 2, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Description: Teaching is a culture-bound practice. Students and instructors coming from different cultural backgrounds often have different expectations. In this workshop, you will explore U.S. principles of best classroom practice and address challenges which may arise in your teaching.

Facilitators: Barbara Beers and Elena Stetsenko from the Center for Educational Innovation

Post-session Resources: This session will be recorded and a link to the recording and resources will be sent to all registrants within two business days following the session.

Accessibility & Accommodation Requests: We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. Please contact the Center for Educational Innovation (cei@umn.edu) to request accommodations or discuss access needs (e.g. interpreting, captioning, large print, image descriptions, material format, etc.) Whenever possible, please submit requests for real-time captioning, interpreting, and material formatting at least two weeks in advance. Requests made after that point cannot be guaranteed.


Event Location

Event Type
Teaching Enrichment Series
Learning and Learners
Qualifies for TA Professional Development Program