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Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Problem Session: Please bring your current teaching concerns!  We'll try to group solve some issues and help each other find resources.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Teaching and Learning Seminar

Title: Designing and teaching courses for 20-30 students (with a view toward the MAA Instructional Practices Guide)

Abstract: This seminar will consist of a 20-25 minute talk followed by a 25-30 minute discussion.  In the talk, I will provide an overview of basic aspects of course design, assessment, and classroom practices, with examples of how to implement these in classes of 20-30 students.  This overview will incorporate ideas that are being considered by the writing teams for the MAA Instructional Practices Guide, which is currently in development.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
745 Patterson Office Tower

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STEMCats, sponsored by HHMI, is designed to help students succeed at UK. The program prepares students both academically and socially through participation in FastTrack or FOCUS, research opportunities, and special seminar courses. Students participating in STEMCats will build confidence, enthusiasm, satisfaction and a sense of belonging to UK, and experience a smoother transition to college coursework. This leads to improved performance and higher academic achievement.

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