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Information Session for a CIRTL Massive Open Online Course on STEM Teaching

September 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Chemistry (CHEM) tutors from the Learning Strategies Center (LSC) working with students.

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching is a massive open online course designed to prepare aspiring faculty in STEM fields to be more effective teachers through an introduction to evidence-based STEM teaching practices. You will learn about effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them. You’ll then apply your learning to the design of lessons and assignments for use in your future teaching or job application packages. After completing this course, you will be a more informed and confident teacher, equipped for greater success in the classroom.

This eight-week course draws on the expertise of STEM faculty, educational researchers, and staff from university teaching centers, many of them affiliated with the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), a network of 40 research universities collaborating in the preparation of STEM graduate students and postdocs as future faculty members. There are opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, both online and within Cornell, as we also offer local discussion groups around the MOOC activities (contact Colleen McLinn at cirtl@cornell.edu for information). Offered this fall via EdX, beginning October 1, 2018.

We will have an information session with refreshments on Wednesday, September 26 at 10:00 am in 341 Caldwell Hall.

Sign up for Cornell / Ithaca discussion groups or to attend the information session: https://conta.cc/2N7drvq

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September 26, 2018
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10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Topic
Teaching Development
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Teaching & Mentoring
Unit
CIRTL at Cornell
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Caldwell Hall
121 Reservoir Ave
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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