Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence announces upcoming events

The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence has announced the following events: "Top 10 Things Every New Faculty Member Should Know," Building Community in the Classroom,""SRTE Question and Answer Session" and "Building Community in the Classroom."

-- Larkin Hood and Kathy Jackson, instructional consultants with the Schreyer institute for Teaching Excellence, will facilitate “Top 10 Things Every New Faculty Member should Know” from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in 315 Rider building on Penn State's University Park campus. Two pre-tenure faculty, Erika Poole and Kamesh Madduri, will share what they have learned about teaching and learning, workload issues, and faculty expectations during their first few years at Penn State. Their insights are worth hearing and joining in will be a good way for you to begin developing a community of new faculty peers. Participants are free to bring their own beverages and lunch. For more information and to register, visit http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/Events?id=10531.
 
-- Andrew Porter and Lauren Kooistra, graduate consultants with the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will lead “Building Community in the Classroom” from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in room 315 Rider Building, on Penn State's University Park campus. This interactive workshop will focus on the benefits of community in the classroom for enhanced learning outcomes, as well as strategies to develop community in your course. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series focusing on developing classroom management skills for maximum student engagement and significant learning experiences. All graduate students and post-docs are welcome and encouraged to attend. Participants are free to bring their own beverages and lunch. To register, to go http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/Events?id=10550 online.
 
-- Angela Linse, executive director and associate dean of the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, will lead “SRTE Question and answer Session” from 12:10 to 1:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in room 315 Rider Building, on Penn State's University Park campus and via Adobe Connect. How can SRTEs (Student Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness) be used to improve teaching and learning? Faculty, administrators and staff are invited to bring these and other questions to this informal Q&A session/brown bag luncheon. This event will be offered in a face-to-face format in 315 Rider Building, University Park, Polycom or via Adobe Connect at https://meeting.psu.edu/srteqa/ online. Polycom will be available at the following locations: University Park -- Originating Location: 315 Rider Building. Other campuses can contact the Instructional Design Specialist or email site@psu.edu or call 814-863-2599. Participants are free to bring their own beverages and lunch. To register, visit http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/Events?id=10507.
 
-- Andrew Porter and Lauren Kooistra, graduate consultants with the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, again will lead “Building Community in the Classroom” from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, in room 315 Rider Building, on the University Park campus. This interactive workshop will focus on the benefits of community in the classroom for enhanced learning outcomes, as well as strategies to develop community in your course. This workshop is part of a three-seminar series focusing on developing classroom management skills for maximum student engagement and significant learning experiences. All graduate students and post-docs are welcome and encouraged to attend. Participants are free to bring their own beverages and lunch. To register, visit http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/Events?id=10518 online.

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Last Updated October 02, 2012