Great teaching can be learned! This two-day, highly interactive seminar covers the principles of effective course design and delivery for maximized student learning. Starting with a big-picture look at learning science, participants will have an opportunity to apply backward design methods to improve alignment across course outcomes, assessments, and daily activities and assignments. From designing a learner-centered syllabus to engaging and managing students in the classroom, this course will cover what you need to know to make your course a success through the planning, development, and delivery phases.
Topics covered include:
Developing a growth mindset teaching persona
Bridging the expert-novice gap between you and your students
Planning for learning with backward design principles
Defining and using learning outcomes as guides for effective teaching
Designing a learner-centered syllabus
Assessing student progress and achievements
Engaging students with active learning strategies
Managing classroom behaviors
Getting ready for the first day of teaching
For more information, please email Lauren Barbeau at email@example.com.
Teaching and Learning Essentials Seminar for Faculty
Trainings will be offered in Cone Hall 2029 (Statesboro) and Solms Hall 207 (Armstrong). Please plan to attend both days of training on the same campus.