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Spring 2016 University-wide GET SET Teaching Conference
March 5th, 2016

9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
251 Mallot Hall

U-wide conference, 2013


Plenary Speaker:

Chris Schaffer

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering

 

SATURDAY, March 5, 2016

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Are you a grad student, teaching assistant or post-doc? Looking for ways to make your teaching more fun and engaging? The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to offer the Spring 2016 University-wide (U-wide) GET SET Teaching Conference for all graduate students, post-docs, and teaching assistants at Cornell. The conference provides an opportunity for networking and interdisciplinary discussions on teaching with colleagues from across campus.

Join renowned Cornell faculty and CTE fellows to:

  • Engage in an interdisciplinary discussion on teaching
  • Connect with grads and postdocs
  • Get practical tips on teaching
  • Earn a certificate of participation
  • Interact with faculty during lunch-time discussions

Upon successful completion of the U-wide Conference, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Register for the Spring 2016 University-wide GET SET Teaching Conference

Please register online for the workshops you are interested in attending. In order to reserve your spot, you will need to drop off your $5 refundable deposit at the Center for Teaching Excellence office (420 CCC) by 10 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 - you will be refunded the $5 at the end of the conference.

Spring 2016 University-wide GET SET Teaching Conference Schedule

Titles in parentheses refer to GET SET Workshop Certificate categories.

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9:00-9:40
251 Malott
Breakfast & Welcome
9:45-10:45
Malott Rooms
Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Designing Learning Outcomes for Your Course
(Assessing Learning and Teaching & Course Design)
251 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
What Can You Do if Your Students Are Struggling?
(Understanding Undergraduate Learners)
253 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Overcoming Your Anxiety about Public Speaking in the Classroom

(Developing a Professional Identity in Teaching)
224 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Teaching Practice - Mini lesson
(Malott Rooms 203, 224, 230)
11:00-12:00
Malott Rooms
Concurrent Workshop -Session II
Engaging Lectures and Effective Presentations
(Creating an Engaging Classroom)
251 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop -Session II
Tips on Writing a Strong Teaching Philosophy - Part I
(Developing a Professional Identity in Teaching)
253 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop -Session II
Enhancing Your Teaching with Research-Based Principles
(Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy)
224 Malott
  Concurrent Workshop -Session II
Teaching Practice - Mini lesson
(Malott Rooms 203, 224, 230)

12:15–1:00 | Lunch
ILR 423

Teaching Successfully at Cornell: Lunch and Small Group Discussions with Faculty
George Boyer, ILR; Marina Caillaud, Entomology; Will Reyes-Cubides, Romance Studies; Nozomi Nishimura, Biomedical Engineering; Tim Riley, Mathematics; Paul Sawyer, Weiss Presidential Fellow, English; Chris Schaffer, Biomedical Engineering; Mariana Wolfner, Weiss Presidential Fellow, Goldwin Smith Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics; Malte Ziewitz, Science and Technology Studies

1:15–2:15
ILR 423

Plenary Session:
Concept-oriented, Peer-based Learning
Chris Shaffer, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

2:15–2:45
ILR 423

Graduate Student and Postdoc Networking Reception and Teaching Resource Gallery Walk