Foundations in University Teaching (for Doctoral Students)
Date: Apr 8/14 - May 1/14
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Location: BA208, Waterloo Campus, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Cost: Free for Laurier Members
The Foundations in University Teaching (for Doctoral students), is a non-credit course on teaching graduate students, designed to develop skills recognized as being critical for teaching in higher education settings. The course content will draw heavily from research and evidence-based practice as well as from the personal experiences of the course facilitators, guest speakers and students. A hands-on, workshop model will be used to introduce students to a variety of content areas and to allow students to practice newly acquired skills in a supportive learning environment. The goal of the course is to provide students in all disciplines with the foundations needed to become skilled, thoughtful, and confident teachers in higher education. This includes gaining an understanding of and reflecting on learner and teacher issues. Students will be introduced to a variety of teaching approaches, and will use both peer- and self-assessment techniques to monitor their progress.
Doctoral students who successfully complete this course will receive a signed certificate of completion. Doctoral students taking Foundations in University Teaching will additionally receive a notation on their transcript.
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Course Dates and Times
Starts April 2014, Tuesday and Thursdays
April 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and May 1
Room: BA208, Bricker Academic Building, Waterloo Campus.
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A minimum of 10 students is required to run this course, and is capped at 15 registrants. Register early to secure your spot. Please note there is no charge for participation in these courses and materials are provided.You must be able to attend all classes to take this course.
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