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Spring 2017 University-wide GET SET Teaching Conference
March 4th, 2017

Plenary Speakers:

Riché Richardson
Associate Professor,
Public Voices Fellow,
Mellon Diversity Fellow,
Department of Africana Studies

Ashim K. Datta
Professor,
Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow,
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

Register to Attend

Register to Attend

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 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

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9:00– 9:20
1st floor foyer Warren Hall
Breakfast & Welcome
9:45-10:45
Warren Hall First Floor
Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Designing Learning Outcomes
(Assessing Learning & Teaching/Enhancing Teaching with Technology)
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
‘Flipping the Classroom’ as a TA
(Innovative Approaches in Pedagogy)
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Theater Techniques

(Creating an Engaging Classroom)
  Concurrent Workshop - Session I
Teaching Practice

- Mini lesson
11:00-12:00
151 Warren
Plenary Session:
‘Problem-Solving Skills: How Can We Teach it in a Large Class?’,

Ashim K. Datta, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow,
Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
12:15-1:15
160 Mann
Teaching Successfully at Cornell:
Lunch and Small Group Discussions
1:15 – 2:15
160 Mann
Plenary Session: ‘Best Practices for Designing a New Course’,
Riché Richardson, Public Voices Fellow, Mellon Diversity Fellow,
Associate Professor, Department of Africana Studies

2:30 – 3:30
1st floor Warren

Concurrent Workshop - Session II
Grading Effectively
(Assessing & Learning)

 

Concurrent Workshop - Session II
Listening and Communication Skills for Teaching

(Creating an Engaging Classroom)

 

Concurrent Workshop - Session II
Transformative Teaching Moments

(Understanding Undergraduate Learners)
  Concurrent Workshop - Session II
Teaching Practice

- Mini lesson

3:30 – 3:45
1st floor Warren

Graduate Student and Postdoc Networking Reception and Teaching Resource Gallery Walk