September

Getting Your Students Involved in Learning
Presented by Chas Brua, Lauren Brooks and David Favre
Tuesday, 9/8/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
201 Chambers, University Park

Lauren BrooksDave FavreWhen planning a class session, we often focus on what we, as the instructors, are going to do. But it’s also crucially important to think about what we’ll ask the students to do to explore or apply the course content. In this session, presented by Research Associate Chas Brua, and Graduate Consultants Lauren Brooks and David Favre, we’ll discuss active-learning strategies that help students learn.

   
Getting Your Students Involved in Learning
Presented by Chas Brua, David Favre and Lauren Brooks
Wednesday, 9/9/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
315 Rider Building, University Park

 Dave FavreLauren BrooksWhen planning a class session, we often focus on what we, as the instructors, are going to do. But it’s also crucially important to think about what we’ll ask the students to do to explore or apply the course content. In this session, presented by Research Associate Chas Brua, and Graduate Consultants David Favre and Lauren Brooks, we’ll discuss active-learning strategies that help students learn.

   
FULL - Fall 2015 Course in College Teaching
Facilitated by Chas Brua and Larkin Hood
Thursday, 9/10/2015 to Thursday, 10/29/2015, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
315 Rider Building, University Park
Chas BruaLarkin Hood

Registration is full. If you would like to be added to the CCT wait list, please send an email request to SITE@psu.edu.

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 faculty, help prepare participants to design and implement both practical and reflective instructional activities.

Chas Brua, Research Associate and Larkin Hood, Research Associate are the facilitators for the fall 2015 session.

 

   
Dealing with Challenging Classroom Situations
Presented by Chas Brua, Lauren Brooks and David Favre
Tuesday, 9/15/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
201 Chambers, University Park
Lauren BrooksDavid FavreMoments of conflict … questions you don’t know the answer to … students who have not done the reading…. The issue is not whether these situations will occur in your class, but rather how to cope effectively when they do.

Join Research Associate Chas Brua, and Graduate Consultants Lauren Brooks and David Favre for Dealing with Challenging Classroom Situations.

   
Dealing with Challenging Classroom Situations
Presented by Chas Brua, David Favre and Lauren Brooks
Wednesday, 9/16/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
315 Rider Building, University Park
David FavreLauren BrooksMoments of conflict … questions you don’t know the answer to … students who have not done the reading…. The issue is not whether these situations will occur in your class, but rather how to cope effectively when they do.

Join Research Associate Chas Brua, and Graduate Consultants David Favre and Lauren Brooks for Dealing with Challenging Classroom Situations.

   
Finding Good Mentors
Presented by Kathy Jackson, Lauren Brooks and David Favre
Tuesday, 9/22/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
201 Chambers, University Park

Lauren Brooks

Dave Favre

Finding mentors—and shaping collaborative relationships with them—is one of the most important tasks faced by graduate students and postdocs. Join Senior Research Research Associate Kathy Jackson, and Graduate Consultants Lauren Brooks and David Favre, for Finding Good Mentors.

   
Finding Good Mentors
Presented by Kathy Jackson, David Favre and Lauren Brooks
Wednesday, 9/23/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
315 Rider Building, University Park

David FavreLauren BrooksFinding mentors—and shaping collaborative relationships with them—is one of the most important tasks faced by graduate students and postdocs. Join Senior Research Associate Kathy Jackson, and Graduate Consultants  David Favre and Lauren Brooks for Finding Good Mentors.