Five Highly Effective Teaching Practices You Can Use Now

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In bi-weekly Virtual Lunch and Learn & Best Practices in Teaching gatherings Graduate Teaching Assistants share their knowledge about teaching, teaching and technology tools as well as discuss research of teaching, book chapters relevant to work in an instructional setting. Anyone interested in these topics can join these meetings.

(11:45 am: Check in and Community Connect)  

Session Description:  

In this session, April Athnos will provide five teaching practices that any instructor or teaching assistant can incorporate into their courses now. These best practices will enhance the transparency and engagement with students while working intentionally toward the learning objectives of your courses. In addition to providing an overview of these practices, April will give examples of how she integrated them into her teaching. 

Presenter Bio: 

April Athnos is a doctoral candidate studying Environmental and Resource Economics in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. Her research agendas include economics pedagogy, water policy evaluation, and consumer food preferences for environmental attributes. Her teaching experience includes four semesters as a TA and seven semesters as instructor of record. Most recently she taught EEM 255: Ecological Economics, which she redesigned for asynchronous online delivery in response to the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic. She aspires to employ the legitimate peripheral participation model to incorporate undergraduate research experiences into her future teaching endeavors.   

Please register below and attend and we will send you slides and other related materials.  

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Meeting ID: 732 599 810 
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