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Teaching Circles for Innovative Pedagogy

The Teaching Circles are designed to help faculty examine an existing course with an eye toward making it more engaging and active for student learning (and their own enjoyment of teaching!).

Cookies and brownies will be provided at the Teaching Circles, feel free to bring your own lunch.


Fall Teaching Circles

Strategies for Involving Students in Discussions of Assigned Readings – Facilitated by Peter McDermott, Jennifer Pankowski and Elizabeth Smith

In this Teaching Circle, participants will share and examine various strategies for improving student engagement and understanding of assigned course readings. The role of low-stakes quizzes, small and large group discussion activities, role-playing, and digital technologies will be simulated and/or discussed.

Date: Tuesday, September 19
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Pleasantville: Butcher Suite
 

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: New York City: W511
To register click here.


Spring Teaching Circles

Title TBA – Facilitated by Peter McDermott, Jennifer Pankowski and Elizabeth Smith

Date: Tuesday, February 20
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Pleasantville: Butcher Suite

Date: Tuesday, March 20
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: New York City: W511