ONLINE: Lunch & Learn Best Practices in Teaching

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:55pm

Every Wednesday from Noon to 1pm (until June 24)

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“Completing the Certificate of College Teaching and Planning your Mentored Teaching Project”

Wednesday, June 24, from Noon to 1 pm

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In this session you will learn about how you can complete the Certificate of College Teaching (CCT) if you have been affected by the cancellation of this year's CCT Institute. Three certification holders will also give an overview of their mentored teaching project to help you get started. Dr. Judith Stoddart and Dr. Rique Campa who have run the Certificate of College Teaching for many years will be available to provide information and answer questions.

Alyssa Harben is a PhD Candidate PhD Candidate at Michigan State University’s School of Packaging with research focused on optimizing over-the-counter drug (OTC) packaging and labeling to help older consumers notice warnings and comply with instructions as well as the influence of packaging design on human behavior. She has been an instructor of record for PKG 101. She has also conducted packaging education inquiries as a member of the 2018-2019 FAST Fellows Cohort and the 2019-2020 HUB for Teaching and Learning Graduate Fellowship.
Title of Mentored Teaching Project: Student Sense of Belonging in a Large Classroom Setting

Darren Incorvaia is a PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program. He was a FAST Fellow in the class of 2018-2019, and won a travel award to present his mentored teaching project at the 2019 CIRTL Forum in Philadelphia. He was also the recipient of the 2019 Harlow Mervyn Mork Excellence in Teaching Award from the Center of Integrative Studies in General Science. He's trying desperately to graduate in Spring 2021.
Title of Mentored Project: The effect of curiosity on learning and performance of non-science majors in a science course

Rachel Frederiksen is an active bassoonist and educator completing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree through the College of Music. Rachel also was a Senior graduate fellow with the Residential College of Arts and Humanities. Through this fellowship, she has been able to practice and research new teaching techniques in undergraduate student learning in private lesson settings, and gather insight as to how teachers love the learner within all students. 
Title of Mentored Teaching Project: Long-Term Study of Integrating Student-Centered Teaching Activities in MUS 164-Bassoon Methods

Graduate Teaching Assistants, you are doing incredible work and many of you have developed teaching strategies, worked with new technology, have found new and innovative ways to run your labs, your recitations, and facilitate learning for teaching remotely.

We would like to have a Lunch and Learn every Wednesday at noon to learn new pedagogy, new teaching strategies, ask Questions and/or discuss brief education articles (no longer than five pages). This is a place to share with Graduate Teaching Assistants and anyone interested in becoming one some great teaching ideas.

Please register at the link below. In the ‘Comments’ field please indicate if you would like to share a teaching practice, part of a lesson, lab section, or an idea used as a recitation leader. Please also indicate the approximate time needed for your presentation.

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