Faculty Pedagogical Reading Group

Please join us for a selection from “Teach Students How to Learn,” “How Learning Works,” and “Teaching at Its Best”! Register online and a copy of the reading will be sent to you.

 

Teach Students How to Learn – Motivation

This reading group will read a short selection on what faculty and students can do to boost motivation and increase learning. From the book “Teach Students How to Learn” by Saundra Yauncy McGuire

Friday October 19th, 11 am – 12 pm in AIRB 3010. Refreshments provided.

Facilitator: Shannon Alfaro, Lecturer in Computer Science, DTEI Faculty Fellow

 

Ensuring Students Prepare for Class

This reading group will read a short selection on ways to induce students to prepare for class and how to hold them accountable. From the book “Teaching at Its Best” by Linda B. Nilson

Tuesday October 30th, 2 pm – 3 pm in AIRB 3010. Refreshments provided.

Facilitator: Andrea Aebersold, Director of Faculty Instructional Development

 

How Learning Works – Prior Knowledge

This reading group will read a short selection on prior knowledge and discuss its role in writing classes. From the book “How Learning Works” by Susan Ambrose et. al.

Friday November 9th, 2 pm – 3 pm in AIRB 3010. Refreshments provided.

Facilitator: Paul Spencer, Lecturer in Academic English, DTEI Faculty Fellow

 

Register here to join the Fall 2018 Faculty Reading Group!