Past Seminars- Graduate Seminar

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  • Alessandra Pantano and Neil Donaldson
    Fri Dec 8, 2017
    4:00 pm
    The last seminar of fall quarter will have Neil Donaldson bracing us for the common final exams, and then we'll discuss what worked and didn't work in our teaching this quarter.
  • Chris Davis
    Fri Nov 17, 2017
    4:00 pm
    When different issues come up in teaching, there are many different people who can potentially help...  we'll play a game related to deciding whom to ask for assistance in different circumstances (as well as when something can probably be handled on your own).  
  • Chris Davis
    Fri Nov 3, 2017
    4:00 pm
    How should you read your TA evaluations?  How do I read them?  I'd like to talk about this and I'd also like to review the first half of the seminar, talking about questions like "What was the main point of the Week ? meeting?".
  • Patrick Guidotti
    Fri Oct 27, 2017
    4:00 pm
  • Alessandra Pantano
    Fri Oct 20, 2017
    4:00 pm
    In this workshop we will discuss techniques to facilitate group work, and make discussion sessions more active. We will also introduce tasks aimed at actively involve students in various phases of the learning process (e.g., introduce/explore/review a topic, learn the steps to solve a particular problem or the lay out of a proof).
  • Chris Davis
    Fri Oct 13, 2017
    4:00 pm
    What can we do as TAs and instructors to promote academic integrity?  We'll discuss tips, logistics, and some first-hand experiences.
  • Chris Davis
    Fri Oct 6, 2017
    4:00 pm
    Is grading pain unavoidable?  Probably yes, but we'll give some tips and talk about what we can do make the process better and more fair for everyone.