This highly successful 8-week course combines the best elements of a collaborative learning environment with those of a seminar on pedagogy. Discussion of the current literature on teaching and learning, as well as facilitation by instructors from the Schreyer Institute’s experienced staff, help prepare participants to design and implement both practical and reflective instructional activities. The impact of the course is evident in the number of participants who intend to implement new teaching practices as a result of taking the course.
For the required Course Assignments, participants do the following:
Upon successfully completing the course, participants should be able to:
The Course in College Teaching is a free, non-credit course and is open to anyone who teaches at Penn State, from TAs to senior faculty.
Schedule for Summer CCT : The Summer 2013 Course in College Teaching is a 6 week blended course. Three online meetings and three face-to-face meetings will be held on Wednesdays. Meeting dates, times and location will be determined.
How Learning Works (2010) by Susan Ambrose, Michael Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha Lovett, and Marie Norman. Jossey Bass, San Francisco. Copies available at the Penn State Bookstore in the HUB-Robeson Center.
Registration for Summer 2013 is closed. The session is full.
Registration for Fall 2013 will open August 1. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Completion of the Course in College Teaching satisfies one requirement of the Graduate School Teaching Certificate.