GRED 60640

Designing and Teaching Your First Biology or Chemistry Course (1 cr.)
CRN 1078
David R. Hyde, Biological Sciences
05/19-05/22 MTR 1:00p - 5:00p

This course is for continuing graduate students, primarily in Biology and Chemistry, who want to improve their effectiveness in teaching in the science classroom and laboratory. It is also intended as a preparation for those graduate students who intend to have a significant teaching component in their future career. Topics covered will include:

- Steps in progressing from being a Graduate student to a faculty member
- Developing the fundamental tools for your first class
- Learning to deliver clear lectures
- Fostering critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Incorporating collaborative learning
- Using technology well
- Designing laboratory experiments

Students will be asked to actively participate in the course through discussions, designing and delivering short lectures, and short writing assignments. This course is required for the completion of the Teaching Development Certification Program in Biological Sciences.

Students will be asked to actively participate in the course through discussions, designing and  delivering short lectures, and short writing assignments.

This course is required for the completion of the Teaching Development Certification Program in Biological Sciences