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2008-2009 Teaching IDEAS Series

Fall 2008

Sept. 8   “TA Survival Skills”
Speakers:   Panel of Duke Graduate Students and Staff
    Chad Eggleston (Rlgn), Erin Lamb (English), Others TBD
    Dr. Doug James, Dr. Hugh Crumley
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
     
Sept. 23   “Flexible Learning Spaces at Duke: The Link”
Speaker:   Dr. Hugh Crumley, Instructional Technology Specialist, Duke Graduate School/CIT
Location:   Meet in The Link, Perkins Library basement
Time:   TBA
   
Oct. 7   “Duke Undergraduates: What every TA ought to know”
Speaker:   Dr. Lee Willard, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Planning, Arts & Sciences & Trinity College
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
   
Oct. 20   “Academic Skills and Campus Resources for Duke Undergraduates”
Speaker:   Donna Hall, Director, Duke Academic Resource Center  
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
   
Nov. 7   "Evaluating Critical Thinking: What every instructor needs to know"
Speaker:   Dr. Ed Neal, Former Director of Faculty Development, UNC Center for Teaching & Learning; Editor, Journal of Faculty Development
Location:   Bryan Center, Von Canon C
Time:   12:00-2:00pm
   
Nov. 18   “Fostering Teaching Improvement in a Research University”
Speakers:   Panel of Duke faculty who coordinate disciplinary Certificate in Teaching programs
    Biology – Dr. Alyssa Perz-Edwards
    History – Dr. John Thompson
    Mathematics- Dr. Jack Bookman
    Romance Studies – Dr. Liliana Paredes  
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm

 

Spring 2009

Jan. 27:   “The Art of Teaching: Using Acting Techniques in the Teaching/Learning Process”
Speaker:   Dr. Gregory Justice, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Theatre Arts, Virginia Tech  
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-2:00pm
     
Feb. 10   “Responding Efficiently and Effectively to Student Writing Assignments”
Speaker:   Dr. Cary Moskovitz, Director, Writing in the Disciplines, Duke Writing Program
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
     
Feb. 27   “Designing an Electronic Teaching Portfolio”
Speaker:   Dr. Hugh Crumley, Instructional Technology Specialist, Graduate School/CIT
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
   
March 17   “Mentoring Undergraduates in Research in and beyond the Classroom”
Speaker:   Dr. Mary Nijhout, Associate Dean &Director, Undergraduate Research Support Ofc.  
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm
   
April 3   "Elon’s Teacher-Scholars: Teaching Tips from the Liberal Arts Classroom”
Speaker:   Dr. Peter Felten, Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, Elon University
Location:   Perkins Library, Meeting Room 217
Time:   12:00-1:30pm