5.95 Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering
Participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. Topics include theories of adult learning; course development; promoting active learning, problemsolving, and critical thinking in students; communicating with a diverse student body; using educational technology to further learning; lecturing; creating effective tests and assignments; and assessment and evaluation. Students research and present a relevant topic of particular interest. Appropriate for both novices and those with teaching experience.
This class has no prerequisites.
5.95 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Rankin.
Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Thursdays in 4-149.
This class counts for a total of 4 credits.
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