Graduate Student Conference on Effective Teaching

On Septermber 4, 2020, CRTLE hosted the second annual Graduate Student Conference on Effctive Teaching. This interactive conference was specifically designed for all graduate students to learn, develop, and advance effective teaching skills in higher education. Topics addressed both on-campus and online teaching and provided opportunities for graduate students to interact, ask questions, and build community. 

Introduction and Session 1

Introduction and Conference Overview presented by:

  • Dr. James Grover, Interim Vice President for Research & Dean of the Graduate School
  • Dr. Ann Cavallo, Assistant Vice Provost and Director of CRTLE
  • Dr. Andrew Clark, Associate Director of CRTLE and Director of QEP

Session #1 – Planning to Teach: Aligning Learning Outcomes, Activities and Assignments, and Assessment presented by:

  • Dr. Beth Fleener, Senior Teaching Innovation Research Associate, CRTLE
  • Dr. Nali Kim, Teaching Innovation Research Associate, CRTLE

Session 2

Session #2 – There is no “I” in Team: Effective Practices in Teaching with Teams presented by:

  • Dr. Andrew Clark, Associate Director of CRTLE and Director of QEP

Q&A with Dr. Goutam Sarker and Session 3

Informal Q&A on the GTA experience facilitated by:

  • Recent TA graduate Dr. Goutam Sarker and CRTLE Staff

Session #3 – Advancing Student Thinking and Meaningful Learning: Promoting Engagement
in Learning presented by:

  • Dr. Ann Cavallo, Assistant Vice Provost and Director of CRTLE

Session 4

Session #4 – Teacher-Student Interactions and Management in On-campus and Online Courses presented by:

  • CRTLE Staff

Session 5

Session #5 – International Students: Navigating the U.S. Classroom presented by:

  • Leah Collum, Graduate School