WTR course offering: GRDSCH 630: Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Winter quarter course offering:
GRDSCH 630: Teaching in Learning in Higher Education
Winter 2014
Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20
(2 credits) CR/NC
Co-instructors: Calla Chancellor & Karen Freisem, Instructional Consultants at the Center for Teaching and Learning
Class description
This course is designed for graduate students who are interested in becoming college or university professors. Activities and readings will revolve around evidence-based pedagogies and practices in higher education, focusing on effective course design and assessment as well as promoting active learning and an inclusive classroom. Students will produce a teaching statement and become familiar with expectations for an academic teaching portfolio.

Student learning goals:

* Build skills in promoting and assessing student learning, using technology effectively, and teaching inclusively.
* Assess one’s own teaching and plan for future development as a teacher.
* Develop materials for a teaching portfolio as a means to reflect on and document one’s work as a teacher.

Calla Chancellor, PhD.
Instructional Consultant, Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Washington, Seattle
100 Gerberding Hall—Box 351265
Seattle, WA 98195-1265

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think
critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "The Purpose of Education" (1947)