Foundations for Teaching Workshop

NOTE: So we can plan for breakfast and lunch, please complete your registration by Monday, August 7.

Date: August 16, 2023

Location: Moody Library 104 (Active Learning Lab)

Are you a new graduate student instructor looking for additional teaching development training? A more experienced graduate student instructor seeking tips before starting a new teaching position? The Foundations for Teaching Workshop (FTW) is for you!

This free day-long workshop provides graduate student instructors with a basic toolkit for effective teaching, assessment, and course design. Participants will get insights and guidance from Baylor's excellent faculty and receive hands-on training in critical skills such as effective lecturing, active learning, grading, and interacting with students in classroom, lab, and office hours.

Graduate students at all experience levels are encouraged to attend.

Attendees who complete the workshop will receive:

  • Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roeiger III, and Mark A. McDaniel.

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Events and Activities

Plenary Sessions

  • “The Science of Learning” (Charles Weaver, Psychology and Neuroscience)
  • “The Art of the Lecture” (Julie DeGraffenreid, History)
  • Award-Winning Teachers Panel

And more...

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Questions? Contact Dr. Christopher Richmann, Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning