I took a short course about course design in November 2017. In the second installment, we covered strategies for motivating students and transparent teaching as well as active learning strategies.Read More
Graduate School: Applying, Living, Thesising
The Professional Student is a blog about everything grad school from the application process to my experiences living as a grad student, being a parent in grad school, and researching the role of chemistry in the evolution of our universe.
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I'm taking a short course about course design. In the first installment, we covered student development, backwards design, and learning outcomes.Read More
In "Is the classroom lecture going extinct or simply evolving?", Dr. Catherine Drennan showed that "small changes make a difference" in teaching. Examples include getting creative with clickers, incorporating examples of real applications of material, and showing the faces of science (other than the lecturer).Read More