Friday, April 16, 2010

Graduate pedagogy course announcement: G700 Excellence in Teaching

Graduate students are invited to enroll in G700 Excellence in Teaching during intensive summer session I, May 11-27, 2010.

Designed to provide theoretical and pragmatic foundations for teaching in a variety of educational environments in higher education, this course is open to all graduate students eager to investigate their identities as teachers, understand their students, correlate instructional techniques with tasks, and enrich their teaching abilities and satisfaction.

Course topics include: course preparation, course portfolio, motivation, learning styles and theories, cognitive aspects of concept acquisition, naive misconceptions, teaching devices, multiple-facet assessment techniques, and diversity.

Enrollment is limited to 12 students, meeting daily from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Class projects include several short application papers, discussion exercises, individual and group presentations and micro-teaching.

Contact Information:
Professor Leah Savion
Department of Philosophy
Sycamore Hall 109
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-4705