Instructional Development for Excellence And Success is an annual workshop series open to Duke graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. Invited speakers in this series will draw upon their experience to address topics relevant to classroom teaching, dealing with students, or faculty life and career paths. You will learn how to:
- recognize the complex dimensions of classroom teaching and faculty life,
- analyze difficult teaching situations and respond creatively,
- improve your teaching skills by drawing upon various resources at Duke,
- plan and design courses with the student perspective in mind, and
- engage in scholarly conversations about college teaching and learning.
- Tuesday, January 25, 20221:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Learn how to effectively use video in your instructional role. We’ll explore options for creating videos with a focus on Panopto.
- Thursday, January 27, 20223:30 pm to 5:00 pm
This orientation is for graduate student instructors who are teaching or TAing a class in Spring term 2022 (online, in-person or hybrid) and would like to participate in peer teaching observation and feedback. Completion of Teaching Triangles during a semester in which you are an instructor or TA can fulfill the teaching & observation requirement of the Certificate in College Teaching.
- Thursday, February 3, 20221:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Learn how to manage a Sakai course site. Demonstration of commonly used Sakai teaching tools, resources, site navigation, key features of the lessons tool, assignments and gradebook.
- Thursday, February 17, 20221:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Learn effective skills to facilitate, engage and manage inclusive class discussions using Sakai Conversations and VoiceThread.
- Thursday, February 24, 20223:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join us for a panel discussion, with experienced graduate students who have TA’d and/or have been Instructors of Record from an array of disciplines. The panel discussion will include past experiences managing in-person and virtual classes, office hours, grading, department-specific training, inclusivity, and active student engagement.
- Thursday, April 14, 20221:00 pm to 1:45 pm
Find out more about The Certificate in College Teaching (CCT) at this open information session with the program director.
- Thursday, April 14, 20223:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Join Learning Innovation and the Duke Graduate School for a showcase event highlighting the digital projects of this year’s Bass Digital Education Fellows.
- Tuesday, May 3, 20223:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn more about the Preparing Future Faculty program at Duke, which provides a yearlong experience for PhD students and postdocs to prepare them for the multiple roles they may be asked to assume as future faculty members in a variety of academic institutions.
- Tuesday, May 10, 20223:00 pm to 4:30 pm
This orientation is for graduate student instructors who are teaching or TAing a class in Summer term 1 2022 (online, in-person or hybrid) and would like to participate in peer teaching observation and feedback. Completion of Teaching Triangles during a semester in which you are an instructor or TA can fulfill the teaching & observation requirement of the Certificate in College Teaching.