GRAD 8101 is designed to help you become a responsive and reflective teacher. The instructor, along with course participants, will model a variety of active learning strategies and facilitate discussions addressing educational theory and practice. By combining action and analysis, you will explore and develop teaching skills that promote learning within a diverse student body across a variety of settings.
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:
- begin to articulate a philosophy of teaching,
- synthesize your academic and professional experience in a curriculum vitae,
- construct, apply, and interpret the results of assessment tools measuring student learning and teaching effectiveness,
- design a syllabus demonstrating the relationship between course objectives, content, and methodology,
- demonstrate knowledge of active learning theory and practice,
- analyze and manage classroom environments, and
- gain comfort and confidence with regard to teaching.
Contact the course instructor or the Preparing Future Faculty coordinator, Bill Rozaitis.