Effective College Teaching in
STEM Disciplines Workshop
March 24 – 25, 2014
at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Online registration for this workshop has now closed.
To register please come to the on-site registration table located on the 1st floor of the Campus Center at 8:00am on Monday, March 24.
The College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, and Center for Teaching & Faculty Development, are pleased to invite you to a workshop that will provide you with practical tools and strategies to make your science and engineering classes more effective.
World-renowned education researchers and STEM instructors Rebecca Brent and Richard Felder are coming to UMass Amherst to offer their workshop on Effective College Teaching in STEM Disciplines. This 1.5-day workshop, which has been given to enthusiastic audiences on six continents, will address topics like
· How do students learn? How do teachers teach? What goes wrong in the process?
· How can I get students actively involved in learning, even if there are 200 in the class?
· How can I assess learning and skill development? How can I design tests that are both rigorous and fair?
· How can new faculty members become fully effective in teaching and productive in research in 1-2 years instead
of the usual 4-5 years?
Questions? Please contact David Ford, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-577-1360.