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Spring 2020 Teaching at Yale Day

Friday, Jan 10, 8:30 am
CTL 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Time:  8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Continental breakfast & lunch are included)

Join us for the Spring 2020 Teaching at Yale Day (T@YD), an event to orient first-time graduate student instructors and postdocs to the culture of teaching at Yale.  This event will present policies and guidelines for teaching, give insight into student and faculty perspectives on graduate teaching and the role of the Teaching Fellow at Yale, and, introduce the many resources available to graduate teachers...

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ATW: Preparing and Delivering an Effective Lecture

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

How does the lecture fit into the current landscape of teaching strategies?  How does it relate to active learning as a central tenet of effective teaching? Lecturing is still a widely practiced method of teaching, but has undergone a revolution. The best aspects of lecturing—its ability to clarify concepts, create vivid narrative explanations, and model extended critical thinking—remain, but are mixed with practices that encourage students to reflect on their learning and truly acquire...

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Fundamentals of Teaching in the Humanities

Tuesday, Oct 1, 5:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a section in the humanities for the first time or looking to strengthen your teaching practice? This four-part workshop series is designed to help TFs in the humanities build confidence in the classroom and develop practices of reflection about their teaching. We will discuss how to create an inclusive classroom environment, how to communicate expectations and develop learning goals, how to lead a discussion, grading and feedback, and what skills and tasks are specific to...

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Limited spaces available

Academic Job Search Series: Talking about Teaching on the Market

Tuesday, Oct 29, 5:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

In the US academic job market, it is increasingly important to demonstrate excellence in teaching as well as research.  How can you help a committee envision you as an instructor or professor, especially when you have limited teaching experience? This panel discussion, featuring early career academics, will help you understand the different ways you’ll be asked to describe your teaching in job interviews and how you can prepare for them. We’ll also explore the challenges that Yale PhDs...

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Academic Job Search Series: Writing the Teaching Statement

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

How can your teaching statement offer a clear and compelling description of you as an instructor to future employers? This hands-on workshop offers strategies and suggestions on how to present your teaching principles and practices on the academic job market. We will examine examples of successful teaching statements, explore the expectations of the genre, and discuss how to make the most of this opportunity to share your strengths and successes in the classroom. This workshop will be...

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ATW: Classroom Observation Workshop

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Please join us for a lively discussion of good teaching practices.  By the end of this workshop you will be equipped to observe the classroom teaching of a peer or mentor, as well as productively discuss the experience as an observer. For the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation (CCTP) program you need to observe two classes and to be observed twice while teaching. This workshop will help you to understand the process. For information, contact suzanne.young@yale.edu.

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Limited spaces available

ATW: Classroom Observation Workshop

Thursday, Sep 19, 2 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Please join us for a lively discussion of good teaching practices.  By the end of this workshop you will be equipped to observe the classroom teaching of a peer or mentor, as well as productively discuss the experience as an observer. For the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation (CCTP) program you need to observe two classes and to be observed twice while teaching. This workshop will help you to understand the process. For information, contact suzanne.young@yale.edu.

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Academic Job Search Series: Preparing the Teaching Portfolio

Thursday, Sep 26, 2 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

This workshop will cover the typical components of the teaching portfolio, the evidence of teaching excellence that is often required for academic jobs in the U.S.  We will discuss both the “paper” form of the teaching portfolio (documents gathered in a master pdf) and the electronic teaching portfolio (a website that documents teaching experience).  We will talk about how to gather the components of the portfolio—teaching statement, sample syllabi, course evaluations—and how to annotate...

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Fundamentals of Evidence-based Teaching

Thursday, Oct 24, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Have you ever wondered whether some teaching methods might be more effective for student learning than others? In this Fundamentals series, we will provide an introduction to evidence-based teaching and how to incorporate scientific studies of student learning, retention, and motivation into the classroom. By the end of this Fundamentals series, participants will be comfortable with finding and interpreting sources from the teaching literature and will be familiar with several...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Evidence-based Teaching

Tuesday, Oct 22, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Have you ever wondered whether some teaching methods might be more effective for student learning than others? In this Fundamentals series, we will provide an introduction to evidence-based teaching and how to incorporate scientific studies of student learning, retention, and motivation into the classroom. By the end of this Fundamentals series, participants will be comfortable with finding and interpreting sources from the teaching literature and will be familiar with several...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Evidence-based Teaching

Thursday, Oct 17, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Have you ever wondered whether some teaching methods might be more effective for student learning than others? In this Fundamentals series, we will provide an introduction to evidence-based teaching and how to incorporate scientific studies of student learning, retention, and motivation into the classroom. By the end of this Fundamentals series, participants will be comfortable with finding and interpreting sources from the teaching literature and will be familiar with several...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Contemporary Controversies in Pedagogy

Tuesday, Oct 8, 4:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a discussion-based workshop series where we will explore current controversies in higher education pedagogy by engaging with readings from primary and secondary sources. Each session will focus on a different topic, including lecturing vs. active learning; technology vs. traditional teaching; and inclusivity, diversity, and bias. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your teaching and prepare informed answers to job and inclusivity market questions....

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Contemporary Controversies in Pedagogy

Tuesday, Oct 1, 4:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a discussion-based workshop series where we will explore current controversies in higher education pedagogy by engaging with readings from primary and secondary sources. Each session will focus on a different topic, including lecturing vs. active learning; technology vs. traditional teaching; and inclusivity, diversity, and bias. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your teaching and prepare informed answers to job and inclusivity market questions....

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Contemporary Controversies in Pedagogy

Tuesday, Sep 24, 4:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a discussion-based workshop series where we will explore current controversies in higher education pedagogy by engaging with readings from primary and secondary sources. Each session will focus on a different topic, including lecturing vs. active learning; technology vs. traditional teaching; and inclusivity, diversity, and bias. In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your teaching and prepare informed answers to job and inclusivity market questions....

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Inclusive Teaching

Thursday, Oct 10, 5 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you interested in learning teaching strategies that consider diverse backgrounds, prior experience and preferences of students? Do you want to know how to create an equitable and transparent environment? And how “the hidden curriculum” influences students’ learning and participation? This four-part series will include information on the universal design for learning, strategies for creating a respectful and supportive classroom environment, and tools for equitable and transparent...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Inclusive Teaching

Thursday, Oct 3, 5 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you interested in learning teaching strategies that consider diverse backgrounds, prior experience and preferences of students? Do you want to know how to create an equitable and transparent environment? And how “the hidden curriculum” influences students’ learning and participation? This four-part series will include information on the universal design for learning, strategies for creating a respectful and supportive classroom environment, and tools for equitable and transparent...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Inclusive Teaching

Thursday, Sep 26, 5 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120C: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you interested in learning teaching strategies that consider diverse backgrounds, prior experience and preferences of students? Do you want to know how to create an equitable and transparent environment? And how “the hidden curriculum” influences students’ learning and participation? This four-part series will include information on the universal design for learning, strategies for creating a respectful and supportive classroom environment, and tools for equitable and transparent...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching Music

Friday, Sep 27, 11:30 am
Stoeckel Hall (469 College Street) Room 312

This four-part workshop series introduces core pedagogical principles and explores how to apply these to teaching courses in music. Geared toward first-time instructors and veterans alike, we will cover a wide range of topics, including developing concrete lesson plans, facilitating an inclusive and productive class discussion, and utilizing effective means of assessment, grounded in the specific challenges of teaching music courses. We will pay specific attention to the different skills...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching Music

Friday, Sep 20, 11:30 am
Stoeckel Hall (469 College Street) Room 312

This four-part workshop series introduces core pedagogical principles and explores how to apply these to teaching courses in music. Geared toward first-time instructors and veterans alike, we will cover a wide range of topics, including developing concrete lesson plans, facilitating an inclusive and productive class discussion, and utilizing effective means of assessment, grounded in the specific challenges of teaching music courses. We will pay specific attention to the different skills...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching Music

Friday, Sep 13, 11:30 am
Stoeckel Hall (469 College Street) Room 312

This four-part workshop series introduces core pedagogical principles and explores how to apply these to teaching courses in music. Geared toward first-time instructors and veterans alike, we will cover a wide range of topics, including developing concrete lesson plans, facilitating an inclusive and productive class discussion, and utilizing effective means of assessment, grounded in the specific challenges of teaching music courses. We will pay specific attention to the different skills...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Humanities

Tuesday, Oct 8, 5:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a section in the humanities for the first time or looking to strengthen your teaching practice? This four-part workshop series is designed to help TFs in the humanities build confidence in the classroom and develop practices of reflection about their teaching. We will discuss how to create an inclusive classroom environment, how to communicate expectations and develop learning goals, how to lead a discussion, grading and feedback, and what skills and tasks are specific to...

Will you be attending?
Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Humanities

Tuesday, Sep 24, 5:30 pm
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a section in the humanities for the first time or looking to strengthen your teaching practice? This four-part workshop series is designed to help TFs in the humanities build confidence in the classroom and develop practices of reflection about their teaching. We will discuss how to create an inclusive classroom environment, how to communicate expectations and develop learning goals, how to lead a discussion, grading and feedback, and what skills and tasks are specific to...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Sciences

Thursday, Sep 26, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a class, section, or lab in the sciences for the first time? Have you taught before but are looking for ways to become a more engaging and effective teacher? Join us for this interactive two-week workshop in which we will discuss many of the nuts and bolts that will help you lead a successful and enjoyable class, section, or lab this year. Participating in at least three of the four sessions is required for the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation (CCTP). For more...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Sciences

Tuesday, Sep 24, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a class, section, or lab in the sciences for the first time? Have you taught before but are looking for ways to become a more engaging and effective teacher? Join us for this interactive two-week workshop in which we will discuss many of the nuts and bolts that will help you lead a successful and enjoyable class, section, or lab this year. Participating in at least three of the four sessions is required for the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation (CCTP). For more...

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Limited spaces available

Fundamentals of Teaching in the Sciences

Thursday, Sep 19, 8:30 am
Poorvu Center Room 120A: 301 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Are you teaching a class, section, or lab in the sciences for the first time? Have you taught before but are looking for ways to become a more engaging and effective teacher? Join us for this interactive two-week workshop in which we will discuss many of the nuts and bolts that will help you lead a successful and enjoyable class, section, or lab this year. Participating in at least three of the four sessions is required for the Certificate of College Teaching Preparation (CCTP). For more...

Will you be attending?
Limited spaces available
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