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Start Date / Time: Jan 25 2022 : 12:15 pm

Instructors sometimes have difficulty getting students to interact with and think seriously about  the material presented in class.  In this session Jeff Saven of Chemistry and Alex Weisiger of Political Science will discuss different ways to use the polling platform Poll Everywhere to help...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 25 2022 : 11:30 am

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Romance Languages department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Jan 20 2022 : 3:00 pm

Ed Discussion is a tool for online Q&A and threaded discussion among students or between students, instructors and TAs. It is being piloted at Penn during the 2021-2022 academic year as a potential replacement for Piazza to promote communication, collaboration and problem-solving and to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Jan 20 2022 : 12:00 pm

How much flexibility is too much flexibility?  Many faculty hoped to help students through the pandemic by adding flexibility to their classes but  found that students needed more structure to stay on track.  On the other hand, too much structure increased student stress.  In this...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 12 2022 : 12:00 pm

Ed Discussion is a tool for online Q&A and threaded discussion among students or between students, instructors and TAs. It is being piloted at Penn during the 2021-2022 academic year as a potential replacement for Piazza to promote communication, collaboration and problem-solving and to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 11 2022 : 2:00 pm

Helping students feel connected will be particularly challenging in spring of 2022 as Penn begins the semester online. In this session, faculty will discuss ways to get students interacting with each other at the start of class and how to build on those introductions to help students feel a...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 11 2022 : 10:30 am

Helping students feel connected will be particularly challenging in spring of 2022 as Penn begins the semester online. In this session, faculty will discuss ways to get students interacting with each other at the start of class and how to build on those introductions to help students feel a...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 10 2022 : 3:00 pm

This presentation and discussion will focus on ways to use Zoom effectively, both to pursue course learning goals and to foster a sense of community and student engagement. 

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Jan 10 2022 : 2:30 pm

As we start this semester online, instructors may already have lecture recordings, guest lectures, demonstrations, and other videos that can be reused from previous semesters to support student learning. In this session, we will review ways to use the Class Recordings section of Canvas (also...

Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 10 2022 : 11:30 am

A Canvas course that clearly outlines the semester can help students navigate a semester of transition, successfully starting the semester online and then moving to in-person teaching. This session will consider how instructors can use Canvas to help students find materials online, to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 07 2022 : 3:00 pm

This presentation and discussion will focus on ways to use Zoom effectively, both to pursue course learning goals and to foster a sense of community and student engagement. 

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Jan 07 2022 : 12:00 pm

A Canvas course that clearly outlines the semester can help students navigate a semester of transition, successfully starting the semester online and then moving to in-person teaching. This session will consider how instructors can use Canvas to help students find materials online, to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 06 2022 : 2:00 pm

Ed Discussion is a tool for online Q&A and threaded discussion among students or between students, instructors and TAs. It is being piloted at Penn during the 2021-2022 academic year as a potential replacement for Piazza to promote communication, collaboration and problem-solving and to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Jan 06 2022 : 1:00 pm

This presentation and discussion will focus on ways to use Zoom effectively, both to pursue course learning goals and to foster a sense of community and student engagement. 

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Dec 14 2021 : 10:00 am

Ed Discussion is a tool for online Q&A and threaded discussion among students or between students, instructors and TAs. It is being piloted at Penn during the 2021-2022 academic year as a potential replacement for Piazza to promote communication, collaboration and problem-solving and to...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice Wharton School
Faculty Events
Start Date / Time: Dec 10 2021 : 12:00 pm

As instructors, we may sometimes feel like teaching takes us away from research. In this work, we would like to discuss the benefits to seeing teaching and research as sharing the aim of educating others: students, lab members, the general public, or ourselves.   

 This event counts as...

School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Dec 02 2021 : 4:00 pm

Nina Montoya, a 5th year CAMB-MVP PhD candidate and Brand Ambassador for BioRender, will discuss ways that we can use BioRender to improve our pedagogical approaches in the science classroom.

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Cell &...

Annenberg School for Communication Graduate School of Education Law School Perelman School of Medicine School of Arts and Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Design School of Engineering School of Nursing School of Veterinary Medicine Social Policy & Practice
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Dec 02 2021 : 3:00 pm

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Religious Studies department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Dec 01 2021 : 12:00 pm

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Romance Languages department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 30 2021 : 12:00 pm

Research, teaching and service are each black holes to which one can commit all of one’s time. It is challenging, but crucial, to limit the time spent on different tasks and to say no to some things. Joe will share his journey with time management, and some hard lessons learned along the way...

Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 29 2021 : 4:00 pm

Marcia Glickman, Deputy Director of the Office of Student Condut, will lead a discussion about the challenges of dealing with academic integrity concerns, best practices for how to avoid the problem, and how to handle it professionally if you suspect that there has been a violation in your...

Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 29 2021 : 10:15 am

What does good teaching look like? And how do we create a diverse and inclusive environment for the most effective and engaging learning? Active-learning methods can be an avenue for inclusive learning in geosciences. There is evidence that these methods improve diversity, equity, and...

School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 19 2021 : 11:00 am

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Neuroscience department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

School of Arts and Sciences Perelman School of Medicine
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 18 2021 : 3:30 pm

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Wharton Statistics and Data Science department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Wharton School
Graduate Student Workshop
Start Date / Time: Nov 18 2021 : 10:30 am

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the History department and so may be most useful to students in related fields.

Counts toward the CTL Teaching Certificate.

Graduate Student Workshop

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